This book is being published as a response to the need for an up-to-date text for postgraduate courses in HRM.
It provides critical and innovative perspectives on traditional people management issues such as work design, learning and development, employee retention, and performance management - with perspectives that encourage students to 'think outside the square'.
Contributors have been encouraged to look at new ways of dealing with 'old' problems.
However, for consistency, each chapter also includes examples of current organisational practice and, where relevant, illustrations of how HR practitioners might contribute to the sustainability of HRM.
It is a fully up-to-date text in HRM and people management.
It is suitable for postgraduate units. It takes a critical and innovative perspective on traditional people management issues.
It addresses how sustainable people management strategies can contribute to the sustainability of businesses via their human resource policies and practices.
It includes selected case applications.