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Human Resources & Personnel Management

  • The Leadership of Teamsby Mike Brent; Fiona Elsa Dent

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 12.99

    Teams are everywhere - business, industry, schools, hospitals and government. There are executive, management and cross-functional teams, as well as teams formed for specific tasks and projects. But when a team can succeed or fail on the quality and effectiveness of its leader, everyone will have a view on the leadership qualities that are most important.... more...

  • Precarious Professional Workby Alexander Styhre

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book examines the new conditions under which professional work, often referred to as “knowledge-intensive work,” is organised and how professional groups who have traditionally been granted jurisdictional discretion now have their work routines renegotiated. In the new economic regime of what has been called “investor capitalism ” and under... more...

  • Team Dynamics Over Timeby Eduardo Salas; William B. Vessey; Lauren B. Landon

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 144.95

    This volume focuses on the temporal adaptations of teams. An increase in the use of teams has led to more team research throughout the fields of cognitive science, human factors, organizational psychology, and behavioral science. This book serves as a resource to researchers who study teams, managers who lead teams, and those who work in teams. more...

  • Age Diversity in the Workplaceby Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan; Tanya Bondarouk; Silvia Profili; Alessia Sammarra; Laura Innocenti

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    The volume is divided into two parts. Contributions in the first section raise questions about the meanings of age and age diversity, as well as how and when age matters in organisations. The second part of the book examines the role and contributionof HR practices in forging an age-inclusive workplace. more...

  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplaceby Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino; Robert W. Robertson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 121.68

    This edited collection offers a nontraditional approach to diversity management, going beyond gender, race, and ethnicity.  Examining ageism, disability, and spirituality, the book provides a discussion of different D&I applications and introduces a framework consisting of a diagnostic phase, gap analysis, and an action plan, which can be modified... more...

  • Human Resources As Business Partnerby Tony Miller

    Business Expert Press 2017; US$ 19.95

    This practical book sets out how HR can become a true business partner. It will require a rethinking of HR’s contribution to the organization in the future. All the key topics are covered in this work from a specific HR strategic model, reshaping of HR to align itself better with the business, and a number of new tools and techniques to aid in creating... more...

  • Ageing, Organisations and Managementby Iiris Aaltio; Albert J. Mills; Jean Helms Mills

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book explores critical perspectives on ageing in organisations and offers both managerial and workplace practices for dealing with this prominent issue. The collection provides cross-disciplinary research on the discursive and mythological aspects of ageing at work as well as recent studies of the relationship between age and innovation, talent,... more...

  • The International Business Environment and National Identityby Tatiana Gladkikh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Globalisation influences every aspect of post-modern social reality. However, little empirical research has considered how globalisation affects people’s perception of their national attachments. This book explores the nature of national identity in our increasingly globalised society. "Who Are You?" is the question that it addressed in conversations... more...

  • Talent Management in Healthcareby Paul Turner

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 152.96

    Providing a global perspective on the increasingly important concept of talent management in the health sector, this significant new text brings together evidence and research findings to suggest how healthcare organisations can attract and retain talent. The demand for healthcare in many countries often exceeds the supply of those who can provide... more...

  • The Global Human Resource Management Casebookby Liza Castro Christiansen; Michal Biron; Elaine Farndale; Bård Kuvaas

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 84.95

    This casebook is a collection of international teaching cases focusing on contemporary human resource management issues. Each case centers primarily on one country and illustrates a significant challenge faced by managers and HR practitioners, helping students to understand how the issues they learn about in class play out in the real world. The... more...