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  • International Human Resource Management in Retrospect and Prospectby Michael Morley; Hugh Scullion

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    International human resource management in retrospect and prospect Over the past 20 years both organisations and academics have increasingly explored the ways in which HRM is strategic to business success and, while there have been debates over the meaning of HRM since the term emerged in the mid-1980s, it has become the most influential term referring... more...

  • Workplace Learning - Scandinavian Perspectivesby Per-Erik Elstrom; Knud Illeris

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Workplace learning – Scandinavian perspectives Recently, questions about learning and competencies have been high on the agenda when discussing development of working life. In many circles, there is a strong belief that learning is the catalyst for establishing efficient work that is also developing.Previously published in: Workplace Learning, Volume... more...

  • Learning At Workby Richard Teare; Hadyn Ingram

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    This issue is dedicated to ‘‘learning at work’’, arguably one of the most significant enablers of business strategy now and in the future. Speaking on the theme of ‘‘learning and leadership’’ at a recent corporate event, a UK board director talked of his firm’s drive to become the world leader in brewing. more...

  • Issues In Teamworkingby Frank Mueller; Stephen Procter

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    This Special Issue contains a selection of papers dealing with team- or groupwork. It emerged from the 3rd International Workshop on Teamworking (IWOT) held at Royal Holloway University of London in September 1999. (The 6th International Workshop on Teamworking will be held in September 2002 in Malmo¨, Sweden. more...

  • Assessing Partnershipby Miguel Martinez Lucio; Mark Stuart

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    The politics, institutions and ‘‘‘market’’ for partnership. Partnership working has become synonymous with the contemporary political project of ‘‘modernisation’’. It has underpinned the ideology and rhetoric of the Labour Government and shaped its relations with the institutions of capital and business representation (White, 2001). more...

  • Repatriation After Assignment Abroadby Yehuda Baruch; Gayle Baugh

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    Repatriation after assignment abroad: managing the transition The management of people is an important aspect of the globalization of business.While some attention has been focused on the assignment of personnel to operations outside the home country, there has been less interest expressed in the literature regarding the experience these individuals... more...

  • Line Manager Involvement In Hrmby Douglas Renwick

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    For many years, there has been immense speculation about the advisability of devolving human resource management (HRM) issues to line managers (Hall and Torrington, 1998; Ulrich, 1998; Gratton et al., 1999). On the one hand it is argued that HR resides properly with the people directly responsible for supervising staff whose primary purpose is to manufacture products,... more...

  • What Does It Mean To Learn In The Workplace? Differing Research Perspectivesby Hugh Munby

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    What does it mean to learn in the workplace? Differing research perspectives. The articles in this issue arose from a symposium presented at the 2002 meeting of the American Educational Research Association in New Orleans. The articles were to focus on a single question: ‘‘What does research say about what constitutes learning in the workplace?’’... more...

  • Skilling And The Role Of The Firmby Geoff Pugh; Gwen Coates

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    The six contributions included in this special issue covering skilling and the role of the firm come from a range of disciplines, backgrounds and international perspectives, providing something of interest to all readers. Although each paper considers a very different aspect or takes a very different perspective, some common themes emerge. more...

  • Performance Measurementby Umit Bititci; Jill MacBryde

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00

    This special issue is based on selected papers presented at the 1st International Performance Measurement Workshop organised by the Performance Measurement Special Interest Group of the IFIP WG 5.7. The workshop took place on 24-25 May 2001. more...