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Human Ressource Management

Ethics and employment

Ashly Pinnington, Rob Macklin og Tom Campbell

Oxford University Press 2007, 360 s., ISBN 9780199203789
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

* Comprehensive analysis of continuity and change in employment and HRM
* Timely evaluation of the ethical achievements to-date of HRM in: individualized employment relations, HRM partnerships, HRM and employee performance, strategic HRM
* Detailed recommendations for HR managers and general managers encouraging more ethically aware practice
* Guidance on ethical approaches to leadership, knowledge management and collective employment relations
* In-depth assessment of the ethical contribution and potential of HRM

Readership: Researchers, academics, and advanced students of HRM, Industrial Relations, Business Ethics, and Management Studies; those taking professional courses in HR.

Editors' Introduction , Ashly Pinnington, Robert Macklin, Tom Campbell
Part I Situating Human Resource Management
1. Socio-Political Theory and Ethics in HRM , Gill Palmer
2. The Ethics of HRM in Dealing with Individual Employees without Collective Representation , Karen Legge
3. HRM and Performance: Can Partnership Address the Ethical Dilemmas? , David E Guest
4. Strategic Management and Human Resources: The Pursuit of Productivity, Flexibility and Legitimacy , Peter Boxall and John Purcell
5. Ethical Employment Practices and the Law , Breen Creighton
6. HRM and the Ethics of Commodified Work in a Market Economy , Adrian Walsh
Part II Analysing Human Resource Management
7. Stakeholder Theory and the Ethics of HRM , Michelle Greenwood and Helen De Cieri
8. HR Managers as Ethics Agents of the State , Lynne Bennington
9. The Ethical Basis for HRM Professionalism and Codes of Conduct , David Ardagh
10. Ethical Leadership in Employee Development , Ashly Pinnington and Serkan Bayraktaroglu
11. Strategy, Knowledge, Appropriation and Ethics in HRM , Ken Kamoche
12. Ethics and Work in Emergencies: the UK Fire Service Strike 2002-3. , Tom Sorrell
Part III Progressing Human Resource Management
13. HRM, Ethical Irrationality and the Limits of Ethical Action , Tony J. Watson
14. Engineers of Human Souls, Faceless Technocrats or Merchants of Morality?: Changing Professional Forms and Identities in the Face of the Neo-Liberal Challenge , Michael I. Reed
15. The Morally Decent HR Manager , Rob Macklin
16. Expanding Ethical Standards of HRM: Necessary Evils and the Multiple Dimensions of Impact , Joshua Margolis, Adam Grant and Andrew Molinsky

Authors, editors, and contributors

Edited by Ashly Pinnington, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University,
Rob Macklin, Senior Lecturer in the School of Business, Charles Sturt University, and
Tom Campbell, Program Manager, Business and Professional Ethics, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University