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Searching for the human in human ressource management

Theory, practice and workplace contexts

Sharon Bolton og Maeve Houlihan

Palgrave 2007, 336 s. ISBN 9780230019355
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Searching for the Human in Human Resource Management is a highly original collection penned by leading critical thinkers in the field of organization studies and HRM, each concerned to resituate people at the heart of HRM and organizational analysis. It offers contributions in three key areas: theory, practice and workplace contexts.
Contents
Beginning the Search for the H in HRM; S.Bolton & M.Houlihan
PART 1: SEARCHING FOR THE HUMAN IN HR THEORY
Moral Economy and Employment; A.Sayer
Searching for The Human in Empirical Research on the HRM - Organisational Performance Link: A Meta-theoretical Approach; S.Fleetwood
The Human Side of Skills and Knowledge; I.Grugulis
Making Capital: Strategic Dilemmas for HRM; P.Thompson
PART 2: SEARCHING FOR THE HUMAN IN HR PRACTICE
HRM and the Menu Society: The Fetishisation of Individual Choice at Work; M.Korczynski
Putting the Missing 'H' into HRM: The Case of the Flexible Organisation; K.Legge
'Have It Your Way®': Resources, Citizens and the Culture of Deceit; M.Parker
Searching for the Human in the HR Practice of Diversity; F.Wilson
Human Resource Development or Developing Human Capability?; J.Bryson
PART 3: SEARCHING FOR THE HUMAN IN WORKPLACE CONTEXTS
Disconnected Workplaces: Interests and Identities in the 'High Performance' Factory; S.Jenkins & R.Delbridge
Rethinking Humanity in Care Work - extract from Hard Work in Low Paid Britain; P.Toynbee
Risky Business: Rethinking the Human in Interactive Service Work; S.Bolton & M.Houlihan
HRM is Redundant?: Professions, Immaterial Labour and the Future of Work; G.Hanlon
Disrupting Identity: Trust and Angst in Management Consulting; J.O'Mahoney
Indices
Author Biographies
SHARON C. BOLTON is Professor of Management, Strathclyde University Business School, UK

MAEVE HOULIHAN is Lecturer in Management, UCD Business Schools, University College Dublin, Ireland