Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness

Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness
Author: Alan Nankervis,Chris Rowley,Noorziah Salleh
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2016-06-24
ISBN 10: 0081006543
ISBN 13: 9780081006542
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness Book Review:

Asia Pacific Human Resource Management and Organisational Effectiveness: Impacts on Practice explores the concepts and applications of strategic human resource management (SHRM) theory on the roles and practices of human resource professionals employed in organizations across the Asia Pacific region. It blends new conceptual frameworks with empirical evidence, case illustrations, and company examples from a variety of countries in the region, exploring the economic, political, socio-cultural, demographic, and professional dimensions of the topic. Country studies (for example, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, China, India, Korea and Australia) are included, examining the relationships between SHRM and talent management, knowledge workers, quality of work and human capital management in the Asian region. Presents the first book to explore the link between HRM and organizational effectiveness Provides new empirical and case study research on relevant issues regarding strategic human resource management Offers a blend of experienced global HRM scholars with enthusiastic regional academics Includes an amalgam of conceptual and practical approaches to the topic

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific
Author: Pawan S. Budhwar
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2004-07-31
ISBN 10: 1134421869
ISBN 13: 9781134421862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific Book Review:

This book presents an HRM scenario in a number of South-East Asian and Pacific Rim countries. It highlights the growth of the personnel/HR function, the dominant HRM system(s) in the area, the influence of different factors on HRM, and the challenges faced by HR functions in these nations. An excellent addition to this subject area, each chapter has been written by an area specialist. As the most topical and up-to-date book in its field, this outstanding book is suitable for both academics and practitioners in the field.

Human Resource Management Strategy and Practice

Human Resource Management  Strategy and Practice
Author: Alan R. Nankervis,Marian Baird,Jane Coffey,John Shields
Publsiher: Cengage AU
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2016-09-15
ISBN 10: 0170369862
ISBN 13: 9780170369862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Resource Management Strategy and Practice Book Review:

In its 9th edition, AHRI-endorsed Human Resource Management continues to provide a strong conceptual and practical framework for students of human resource management. The successful integrative strategic HRM model is retained and the most recent developments in human resource management theories and practices are explored. A multitude of contemporary regional and international examples are integrated throughout, alongside an expanded coverage on ethics and a focus on critical analysis. Thoroughly revised and updated with the latest research findings, this edition incorporates a wealth of new material including: corporate social responsibility, ethics, sustainable management practice, leadership, talent management, industrial relations, and retains its focus on core human resource elements. Accompanied by online study tools which help to reinforce concepts, apply critical thinking and enhance skills, this 9th edition of Human Resource Management offers the complete learning experience required to succeed in human resource management.

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
Author: Alan Nankervis,Marian Baird,Dr Jane Coffey,John Shields
Publsiher: Cengage AU
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2019-08-29
ISBN 10: 0170421848
ISBN 13: 9780170421843
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Resource Management Book Review:

Now in its 10th edition, AHRI-endorsed Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice provides a strong conceptual and practical framework for students of human resource management. The successful integrative strategic HRM model is retained and the most recent developments in human resource management theories and practices are explored. A multitude of contemporary regional and international examples are incorporated throughout, alongside expanded coverage on the future of work and emerging HRM issues. Thoroughly revised and updated with the latest research findings, this edition adopts a lateral approach to illustrating the evolving HRM landscape and promoting employability. Now available on the MindTap platform, Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice provides an optional online learning experience with interactive, skills-based activities as well as new opportunities for student engagement and revision. Premium online teaching and learning tools are available on the MindTap platform. Learn more about the online tools cengage.com.au/mindtap

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific
Author: Arup Varma,Pawan S. Budhwar
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-06-26
ISBN 10: 1136584277
ISBN 13: 9781136584275
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific Book Review:

Given the enormous economic and developmental changes being experienced by nations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the related movement of people between and across countries, it is critical that we better understand the HRM policies and practices of these nations. The latest instalment in the Global HRM series, Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific (2E) presents the HRM situations in a number of South-East Asian and Pacific Rim countries, highlighting the growth of the personnel and HR function, the dominant HRM system(s) in the area, the influence of different factors on HRM, and the challenges faced by HR functions in these nations. This edition extends its coverage to Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, and the Philippines; a new chapter discusses HR research challenges in the region, such as the transferability of western constructs, problems with data collection, and the emergence of MNEs from Asia Pacific.

Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

Human Resource Management in the Public Sector
Author: Ronald J. Burke,Andrew Noblet,Cary L. Cooper
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-01-01
ISBN 10: 0857937324
ISBN 13: 9780857937322
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Resource Management in the Public Sector Book Review:

'An impressive collection of authoritative treatments of major current and ongoing topics in public sector human resource management, provided by both well-established experts and up-and-coming scholars who are becoming leaders in the field. A valuable resource for courses on the topic and an important reference for scholars and those seeking to maintain expert knowledge about it.' – Hal G. Rainey, The University of Georgia, US This insightful book presents current thinking and research evidence on the role of human resource management policies and practices in increasing service quality, efficiency and organizational effectiveness in the public sector. Internationally, public sector organisations face enormous challenges, including increasingly uncertain political and economic environments, more vigilant and cost-conscious governments, rapidly evolving community needs and an ageing workforce. This collection examines a range of HRM-related topics that will influence the capacity of public sector agencies to negotiate and respond to the challenges ahead. These topics include managing public sector human resources during an economic downturn, enhancing the satisfaction and motivation of public sector employees, attracting and retaining talent, leadership development, and case studies in successful public sector organizational change. With each chapter drawing on the latest research, but also emphasizing the practical implications, this collection is suitable for practitioners, researchers and students alike. It will also be valuable for HR specialists and managers of HR units in the public sector.

Contemporary Global Issues in Human Resource Management

Contemporary Global Issues in Human Resource Management
Author: Mehmet Ali Türkmenoğlu,Berat Cicek
Publsiher: Emerald Group Publishing
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2020-11-18
ISBN 10: 1800433948
ISBN 13: 9781800433946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Global Issues in Human Resource Management Book Review:

Focusing on current workplace issues and employee and employer expectations of Human Resource Management in a rapidly changing business environment, this book examines current trends of HR practices and expands on current literature.

Sustainable Human Resource Management

Sustainable Human Resource Management
Author: Sugumar Mariappanadar
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 339
Release: 2019-01-12
ISBN 10: 1137530596
ISBN 13: 9781137530592
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Human Resource Management Book Review:

This exciting new text, written by some of the leading experts in the field, is the first of its kind to tackle the increasingly popular topic of sustainable HRM. Structured in six parts, the book guides students and practitioners through all of the key areas of the subject at hand, from setting out the background and institutional contexts for sustainable HRM in the 21st century, to examining the theories and practices that underpin it, and the strategies and implementation methods associated with it, all from a global perspective. The text draws on the most up-to-date and cutting-edge research and scholarship, as well as industry best-practice, in order to explore the intersection between human resource management and the creation of sustainable organisations. This is an essential text for upper-level undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students taking modules on sustainable HRM. It can also be used as a supplementary text by those studying strategic HRM more broadly and by practitioners interested in implementing sustainable HRM.

Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives
Author: Daniel Wheatley
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 1788118774
ISBN 13: 9781788118774
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives Book Review:

The growing diversity of contemporary paid work has provoked increased interest in understanding and evaluating the quality of working lives. This Handbook provides critical reflections on recent research in the field, including examining the inextricable links between working life and well-being.

An Introduction to Human Resource Management

An Introduction to Human Resource Management
Author: Nick Wilton
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2010-09-15
ISBN 10: 1446241297
ISBN 13: 9781446241295
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Human Resource Management Book Review:

This exciting new introductory text in human resource management moves beyond a prescriptive approach to provide a holistic overview of the role of HRM in its contemporary context. Acknowledging and reflecting upon key trends in HRM, the labour market and the broader economy, the author offers critical discussion of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding HRM. Includes accessible learning features to help you best explore the material, including: - 'research', 'ethics' and 'international' insight boxes; - chapter summaries and objectives; - self-test questions; - recommended reading; - end of chapter case studies. An accompanying companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk/wilton) provides you with full-text journal articles, extended case studies, weblinks and a glossary. The website also provides an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides and a multiple-choice test bank for lecturers. This book is essential reading for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for their CIPD qualifications. Nick Wilton is Senior Lecturer in HRM at Bristol Business School at the University of the West of England. "Well-researched, well-written, and is clearly signposted and structured for the reader. The learning objectives at the outset of every chapter act as a clear guide for each topic explored. Additional references and further reading are also offered to the student seeking deeper knowledge. Case studies, throughout the book, bring the HRM theories to life and demonstrably link these with practice. Wilton’s book is an extremely useful core text for students of HRM and a welcome addition to HRM resources" - Denise Bagley, Principal Lecturer in Human Resource Management, London South Bank University

Leadership in the Asia Pacific

Leadership in the Asia Pacific
Author: Chris Rowley,David O. Ulrich
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2016-05-06
ISBN 10: 1134906242
ISBN 13: 9781134906246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leadership in the Asia Pacific Book Review:

This book examines the vital nature of the subject of leadership in Asia and looks, in particular, at the processes and practices within the Asia Pacific region. It describes how leadership processes differ across various regions and teaches managers how to better employ these processes in order to improve the success of their organisations. The work moves beyond looking only at Western ideas and explores further leadership perspectives based on differing cultural foundations. It considers the influences of Confucianism, Daoism, Mohism and Legalism and also reflects the character of different leadership styles, such as paternalistic, benevolent transactional and transformational styles, as well as authentic and entrepreneurial approaches. Throughout the text, a wide range of international contributors adopt an array of leadership and other theories, cases, sectors and methods to discuss leadership in Asia. This book was originally published as a special issue of the Asia Pacific Business Review.

HRM Strategic Integration and Organizational Performance

HRM Strategic Integration and Organizational Performance
Author: Ashok Chanda,Jie Shen
Publsiher: SAGE Publications India
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-04-11
ISBN 10: 8132104110
ISBN 13: 9788132104117
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

HRM Strategic Integration and Organizational Performance Book Review:

Human Resources Management (HRM) has a very important facilitative and strategic role in organisational success. Several financial and non-financial performance measures of an organisation are positively related to its levels of HRM Strategic Integration (HRMSI). This book develops a better understanding of strategic HRM and its impact on organisational performance. HRM Strategic Integration and Organizational Performance proposes a framework for HRMSI that helps formulate and implement the integration of strategic HRM in organisations for enhanced organisational performance. The key features of the book are: " A detailed analysis of strategic integration practices like recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, rewards and recognitions and employees relations. " A thorough literature review on the relationship between HRM, strategic HRM and performance. " New research data from a huge cross section of the industry and high-end statistical research analysis using structural equation modelling. " A template of step-by-step HRMSI methodology to help future academics and professionals. The book will serve as an ideal reference material for scholars of human resources and business strategy. It will also be an invaluable guide for implementers of strategic HRM and students of management and business.

International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management
Author: B. Sebastian Reiche,Anne-Wil Harzing,Helene Tenzer
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2018-10-15
ISBN 10: 1526454920
ISBN 13: 9781526454928
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

International Human Resource Management Book Review:

Used by over 25,000 students across 130 countries, this bestselling text, written by leading international experts in each topic, retains its critical edge, academic rigour and breadth of coverage in the new fifth edition. The new edition reflects the contemporary debates and emerging issues in the field of IHRM, supplementing classic theories and models with recent research and international developments. Divided into three parts, the first section looks at the ways of thinking about IHRM theory and practice; the second section deals with multinational companies and how they manage their workforce around the world; the final section looks at both traditional and newer approaches to IHRM policies and practices. A selection of up-to-date examples from across the globe are used to support the text, including Uber’s regulatory challenges across Europe, the gig economy, employment rights after Brexit, health insurance for part-timers in the US and EU, attracting and retaining ‘millennials’, the world’s happiest and unhappiest countries, and CSR in Hong Kong. The book is complemented by free online resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, additional case studies, SAGE video clips with critical thinking questions, free SAGE journal articles for every chapter, annotated useful weblinks, and suggested answers to self-assessment questions. Suitable reading for upper-undergraduate and masters level students on IHRM modules.

Handbook of Research on Contemporary Approaches in Management and Organizational Strategy

Handbook of Research on Contemporary Approaches in Management and Organizational Strategy
Author: Do?ru, Ça?lar
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 645
Release: 2018-11-23
ISBN 10: 1522563024
ISBN 13: 9781522563020
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Contemporary Approaches in Management and Organizational Strategy Book Review:

The importance of effective use of resources within a business is paramount to the success of the business. This includes the effective use of employees as well as efficient strategies for the direction of those employees and resources. A manager’s ability to adapt and utilize contemporary approaches for maximizing both individuals and organizational knowledge is essential. The Handbook of Research on Contemporary Approaches in Management and Organizational Strategy is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of contemporary management strategies. While highlighting topics such as e-business, leadership styles, and organizational behavior, this publication explores strategies for the achievement of organizational goals, as well as the methods of effective resource allocation. This book is ideally designed for academicians, students, managers, specialists, and consultants seeking current research on strategies for the management of people and knowledge within an organization.

The Transition from Graduation to Work

The Transition from Graduation to Work
Author: Subas Dhakal,Verma Prikshat,Alan Nankervis,John Burgess
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 263
Release: 2018-08-26
ISBN 10: 9811309744
ISBN 13: 9789811309748
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Transition from Graduation to Work Book Review:

This book reports on the findings from a research study of vocational and higher education graduates’ employability challenges. The nature and extent of these challenges, their underlying causes, and effective strategies to address the problems in this area are all analysed from a multiple-stakeholder paradigm. The primary focus of the book is on governments; secondary, vocational, and higher education systems; and industry employers - rather than graduates themselves - in order to highlight the policy and strategy implications for governments, industry and educational systems. Readers will acquire comprehensive information on the nature and extent of graduate employability in terms of country-specific challenges, together with a deeper understanding of their complex causes, and the inter-relatedness between governments, educational systems, industry sectors, and potential employers. They will also be provided with a broad range of stakeholder strategies designed to effectively address these challenges within integrated national and regional approaches.

Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan

Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan
Author: Ralf Bebenroth,Toshihiro Kanai
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2010-10-04
ISBN 10: 1136936157
ISBN 13: 9781136936159
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan Book Review:

Human resource management systems differ across corporations around the world. Japan has unique characteristics that create specific challenges for HRM and there is currently a lack of research focusing on Japanese HR issues available to westerners. This book examines the major challenges and dilemmas in human resource management as Japan's industrial society continues its resurgence in the global arena. The first part of the book deals with Japanese HRM from an international perspective, analysing the overall structure of Japanese HRM systems and comparing these with current international systems. The second part of this book looks at Japanese HRM from a domestic perspective and as such covers the micro issues of HRM practice in Japan. Written by a leading team of HRM experts from Japan, the UK, France, Australia and Canada, this book will be of interest to anyone interested in HRM in Japan, and international HRM more generally.

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Author: Academic Conferences and Publishing Limited
Publsiher: Academic Conferences Limited
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2014-06-02
ISBN 10: 1909507938
ISBN 13: 9781909507937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainable Human Resource Management

Sustainable Human Resource Management
Author: Sita Vanka,Madasu Bhaskara Rao,Swati Singh,Mallika Rao Pulaparthi
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2020-08-13
ISBN 10: 9811556563
ISBN 13: 9789811556562
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Human Resource Management Book Review:

This book provides a multi-stakeholder perspective on sustainable HRM for the policymakers, managers and academics, addressing issues, approaches, research studies/frameworks and emerging patterns relating to the subject. It discusses various aspects of sustainability, such as making HR more responsible for ensuring sustainability focusing on the triple bottom line, characteristics of sustainable HRM, psychological contracts, emotional intelligence, and psychological capital. The book also explores organizational citizenship behavior, employment relations, employee engagement, sustainable leadership, disruptive HR practices, sustaining employee motivation, educational sustainability, sustainable career management, sustainable environment, employer and employee branding, sustainable organizations, organization culture, training for sustainability, sustainable employee performance, business sustainability and sustainable employability. It provides an update on the concept, processes, issues and emerging paradigms from multidimensional and cross-country perspectives to showcase sustainable HR practices, and appeals to the academics, practitioners and policymakers in the area of HRM.

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
Author: Raymond J. Stone,Anne Cox,Mihajla Gavin
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2020-12-14
ISBN 10: 0730385353
ISBN 13: 9780730385356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Resource Management Book Review:

The new edition of Raymond Stone’s Human Resource Management is an AHRI endorsed title that has evolved into a modern, relevant and practical resource for first-year HRM students. This concise 14-chapter textbook gives your students the best chance of transitioning successfully into their future profession by giving them relatable professional insights and encouragement to exercise their skills in authentic workplace scenarios. Complementary to your courses, with well written conceptual content, Stone’s 10th Edition will save you research and assessment prep time with a host of case studies that cement learnings and get students thinking critically.

Managing Human Resources in the Middle East

Managing Human Resources in the Middle East
Author: Pawan S. Budhwar,Kamel Mellahi,Professor of Strategic Management Kamel Mellahi
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2006-08-21
ISBN 10: 1134271921
ISBN 13: 9781134271924
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing Human Resources in the Middle East Book Review:

Managing Human Resources in the Middle East provides the reader with an understanding of the dynamics of HRM in this important region. Systematic analysis highlights the main factors and variables dictating HRM policies and practices within each country. Diverse and unique cultural, institutional and business environment factors which play a significant role in determining HRM systems in the region are also elaborated upon. The text moves from a general overview of HRM in the Middle-East to an exploration of the current status, role and strategic importance of the HR function in a wide-range of country-specific chapters, before highlighting the emerging HRM models and future challenges for research, policy and practice. This text is invaluable reading for academics, students and practitioners alike.