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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
Concepts, Practices, and New Paradigms

First Edition
  • Amitabha Sengupta - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
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June 2018 | 504 pages | SAGE Texts

With the advent of globalization, digitalization, and technological advancement, human resource management (HRM) function is set to break new ground through innovation and digital immersion, reinvent its role, and remain a value driver in modern-day business organizations.

Human Resource Management: Concepts, Practices, and New Paradigms aims to expose students to the emerging paradigms of HRM while retaining focus on the core practices of acquisition, retention, management and development of talent, rewards and compensation, and compliance of workplace laws and regulations. Through the perspectives of a practitioner, a consultant, and a researcher, the author depicts the rise of the ‘new HR’ as business partners, culture builders, innovators, and new value creators in the services sector and SMEs. The book also describes the shifts in industrial relations and the rise of new employment relations.

The book balances sound theories with experiential approaches to facilitate the reader’s understanding of the core concepts and frameworks. Further, it reports on current HR practices in global organizations to acquaint readers with various strategic choices and initiatives in HRM.

Key Features

• System orientation: enables the readers to view HRM practices as part of the business system and their correlation with business outcomes

Experiential perspective: extensive use of cases and exhibits drawn from private and public workplaces to enable exploratory and investigative learning

Robust pedagogy: over 40 case studies with discussion points, and over 20 exhibits on new HR initiatives and industry-wide developments in the HR sector, analytical exercises for classroom discussion, and much more

Section I: Old HR–New HR
Chapter 1: Human Resource Management—Introduction
Chapter 2: Human Resources Business Partner
Section II: Plan and Acquire
Chapter 3: Human Resources Planning
Chapter 4: Recruitment and Selection
Section III: Development and Growth
Chapter 5: Learning, Training, and Development
Chapter 6: Competency Management
Section IV: Engage and Perform
Chapter 7: Employee Engagement
Chapter 8: Performance Management and Appraisal
Section V: Reward and Compensate
Chapter 9: Compensation and Benefits
Chapter 10: Compensation for Special Groups
Section VI: Decent Workplace: Compliance and Dialogues
Chapter 11: Industrial Relations
Chapter 12: Workplace Legislations, Regulations, and Debates on Labour Law Reforms
Section VII: Transformation of Work and Work Relationships
Chapter 13: HR Information System, HR Metrics, and HR Analytics
Chapter 14: Employment Relations
Section VIII: HR Blue Ocean
Chapter 15: Human Resources Management in Small and Medium Enterprises
Chapter 16: Human Resources Management in the Service Sector
Section IX: Innovate and Transform
Chapter 17: Organization Transformation and the HR Leadership
Chapter 18: Human Resources Management Innovations

Prescribed by the University as a Text Book for the course of Human Resource Management

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