Strategic Human Resource Management provides an in-depth theoretical treatment of the focal areas of the subject—strategic role of human resources in organizational performance, human resource environment in organizations, human resource evaluation, measurement of employee performance, mentoring, and career management.
Among the important topics discussed are: human resources as strategic assets; management of human resources from an investment perspective; integration of human resource strategy and business strategy; human resource planning, training and development; and strategic management of performance, rewards, careers, work–life balance, mentoring, and diversity in human resources. Management students will find this book highly useful for its coverage of the fundamental concepts of strategic human resource management explained through case studies, examples, figures, and tables.
Human resource managers will also find the book relevant to decision-making and establishing business strategy—HR strategy linkage. Key Features
About the AuthorTanuja Agarwala
- Explores emerging issues like e-HR and international human resource management as well as current issues, such as acquisition and compensation, in strategic human resource management
- Addresses concepts through case studies of human resource management practices of firms such as Coca-Cola, Cisco, Eastman Kodak, McDonald’s, and so on.
- Provides analytical and critical thinking exercises, concept review questions, group discussions, presentation exercises, and classroom and field projects.
Is a Reader in the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. She has been teaching human resource management and organizational behaviour for over 17 years. A doctorate in management and a postgraduate in psychology, she has carried out research into issues in human resource management, organizational behaviour, and corporate environmental responsibility. Dr Agarwala has presented papers in various international conferences and published research papers in journals. She is the recipient of several awards for excellence in teaching and research.Table of Contents
- Strategic Human Resource Management: An Introduction
- Human Resource Environment
- Human Resource Evaluation
- Human Resource Planning
- Acquiring Human Resources
- Training and Development of Human Resources
- Performance Management and Development Systems
- Compensation and Rewards Management
- Managing Careers
- Mentor Relationships
- Work.Life Integration
- International Human Resource Management