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  1. Improving Performance Appraisal at Work

    Improving Performance Appraisal at Work

    Aharon Tziner, Edna Rabenu
    Compiling extensive research findings with real insights from the business world, this must-read book on performance appraisal explores its evolution from the classic appraisal to its current form, and the methodology behind its progression. Looking forward, Aharon Tziner and Edna Rabenu emphasise that well-conducted appraisals combine a mixture of classic and current, and are here to stay. Learn More
    June 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management

    A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management

    Edited by Paul Sparrow, Cary L. Cooper
    The book’s expert contributors provide short and succinct reviews of 12 key topics in strategic HRM, including HR strategy and structure, talent management, selection, assessment and retention, employee engagement, workplace well-being, leadership, HR analytics, productivity, innovation, and globalisation. Each chapter identifies the strengths and gaps in our knowledge, maps out the important intellectual boundaries for their field, and outlines current and future research agendas and how these should inform practice. In examining these strategic topics the authors point to the key interfaces between the field of HRM and cognate disciplines, and enables researchers and practitioners to understand the models and theories that help tie this agenda together. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    February 2018   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  3. Managing Academics

    Managing Academics

    Richard Philip Winter
    Managing Academics contrasts three alternative perspectives of managing (professionalism, quality of worklife, prosocial identity) with the dominant perspective of managerialism in higher education institutions. The intention of the contrast is to: (1) challenge the notion that managing academics is a unitary, values-free process; (2) raise awareness of managing as a social process in which values and identity questions resonate as issues of importance to managers and the managed; and (3) help academic-managers influence and balance “hybrid” perspectives of managing and scholarship. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Leaks, Whistleblowing and the Public Interest

    Leaks, Whistleblowing and the Public Interest

    Ashley Savage
    This book is the first of its kind to provide an in-depth treatment of the law of unauthorised disclosures in the United Kingdom. Drawing upon extensive data obtained using freedom of information as a methodology and examples from comparative jurisdictions, the book considers the position of civil servants, employees of the security and intelligence services and service personnel in the armed forces. It considers the protections available, the consequences of leaking and a full assessment of the authorised alternatives. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  5. Perspectives on Contemporary Professional Work

    Perspectives on Contemporary Professional Work

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Donald Hislop, Christine Coupland
    How is the world of professions and professional work changing? This book offers both an overview of current debates surrounding the nature of professional work, and the implications for change brought about by the managerialist agenda. The relationships professionals have with their organizations are variable, indeterminate and uncertain, and there is still debate over the ways in which these should be characterized and theorized. The contributors discuss these implications with topics including hybrid organizations and hybrid professionalism; the changing nature of professional and managerial work; profession and identity; and the emergence of HRM as a new managerial profession. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from a Global Perspective

    Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Huiyao Wang, Yipeng Liu
    Talent has become the most important resource for organizations across a wide range of sectors throughout the world including business, non-profit, and government. These organizations are now engaged in an increasingly fierce competition to acquire the best talent as they seek to gain the upper hand in today’s fast changing environment. By combining the body of knowledge on entrepreneurship and talent management from a global perspective, this book provides a synthesized understanding of entrepreneurial mobility and talent management in the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  7. Restructuring Welfare Governance

    Restructuring Welfare Governance

    Edited by Tanja Klenk, Emmanuele Pavolini
    This innovative book explores the introduction and impact of marketization and managerialism in social policy by adopting a dual perspective, considering both governance and human resources. Welfare governance (e.g. welfare mix, regulation, employment conditions, customer involvement) has changed significantly in the past decade. The editors and contributors collectively assesses these processes not only by comparing different policy fields and countries, but also by taking a close look inside organizations, examining the coping strategies of professionals, and how they adapt to new models of governing welfare organizations. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. The Multi-generational and Aging Workforce

    The Multi-generational and Aging Workforce

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary L. Cooper, Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou
    The workforce is aging as people live longer and healthier lives, and mandatory retirement has become a relic of the past. Though workforces have always contained both younger and older employees the age range today has expanded, and the generational gap has become more distinct. This book advocates the need for talented employees of all ages as a way to prevent potential skill shortages and considers both the challenges and opportunities that these changes raise for individual organizations. The benefits they discuss include greater employee diversity with regards to knowledge, skills experience and perspectives, whilst challenges involve potential generational tensions, stereotypes and age biases. The book further places an emphasis on initiatives to create generation-friendly workplaces; these involve fostering lifelong learning, tackling age stereotypes and biases, employing reverse mentoring where younger employees mentor older employees, and offering older individuals career options including phased retirement, bridge employment and encore careers. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  9. Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers

    Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Kathryn M. Page, Cary L. Cooper
    Happiness in one aspect of our life can positively impact upon our satisfaction within other domains of our life. The opposite also rings true. Today’s generation of working people have often been called the generation who want it all. But can we really have it all? And at what cost to our and others’ happiness? Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers explores ways in which contemporary working people can thrive in a complex, volatile and uncertain world. Combining both research and practice, the contributors of this book cover all bases from individual wellbeing, family, work and career experiences, to leadership. They conclude by providing the reader with tools to combine what they have learnt and apply it to their own lives. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  10. The Economic Crisis and Occupational Stress

    The Economic Crisis and Occupational Stress

    Ritsa Fotinatos-Ventouratos, Cary L. Cooper
    The global economic crisis of 2008 caused the collapse of the world’s financial institutions, large-scale unemployment, the devaluing of housing stocks leading to mortgage defaults and left many countries in debt, unable to meet their financial obligations. The consequences of this in the workplace were substantial and for those who remained employed, longer working hours, heavier workloads, an insecure working environment and micro-management became manifest. Examining the impact of the recession on organizations and individuals at work, this book explores the long lasting effect the crisis will have on workplaces for the future. An insightful and thorough account of how the economic crisis has unfolded on an international scale is presented and the profound psychological impact that this recession has had on the workplace assessed. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  11. Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market

    Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market

    Edited by Christina Garsten, Jessica Lindvert, Renita Thedvall
    In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, people who had never before had cause to worry about losing their jobs entered the ranks of the unemployed for the first time. In Sweden, the welfare state has been radically challenged and mass unemployment has become a reality in what used to be viewed as a model case for a full employment society. With an emphasis on Sweden in the context of transnational regulatory change, Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market discusses how the market mediates employment and moves on to explore the ways in which employees adjust to a new labour market. Focusing on the legibility, measurability and responsibility of jobseekers, the expert contributors of this book bring together an analysis of activation policy and new ways of organizing the mediation of work, with implications for the individual jobseeker. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  12. Corporate Wellness Programs

    Corporate Wellness Programs

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Astrid M. Richardsen
    Corporate Wellness Programs offers contributions from international experts, examining the planning, implementation and evaluation of wellness initiatives in organizations, and offering guidance on how to introduce these programs into the workplace. Previous research evidence surrounding corporate wellness programs is reviewed, to illustrate reduced health care costs, higher levels of employee well-being, greater work engagement, higher levels of performance, and financial gains on well-being investment costs. In this innovative book, various chapters examine the planning, implementation and evaluation of corporate wellness initiatives with guidance on how to introduce these programs in one’s workplace. In addition, organizational case studies highlight best practices and lessons to be learned from them. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  13. Women in STEM Careers

    Women in STEM Careers

    Edited by Diana Bilimoria, Linley Lord
    Adopting an international perspective, this book draws on current research from the United States, Australia and Europe examining women’s participation, advancement and leadership in STEM fields. The book explores the nature of STEM careers across industry and academia, and presents the latest thinking on successful individual, organisational and educational initiatives related to women in STEM. An invaluable resource for scholars, practitioners and policy-makers in organisations and government, as well as for women aspiring to or presently working in STEM fields. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  14. Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management

    Edited by Mine Karata?-Ozkan, Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mustafa F Özbilgin
    This innovative book analyses the intersection between the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Human Resource Management (HRM), with a focus on diversity management. The book presents the scope of institutional engagements with CSR and diversity policies in a range of organisations and organisational networks. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  15. The Development of Human Resource Management Across Nations

    The Development of Human Resource Management Across Nations

    Edited by Bruce E. Kaufman
    This volume contains country studies of the historical development of human resource management (HRM) in seventeen different nations. The nations span all regions of the world and each chapter is written by a national expert. Primary attention is given to HRM developments in industry, but university research and teaching are also covered. Human resource management is defined broadly to include industrial relations and each chapter places the historical development of HRM in a broad political, social, and economic context. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. Voice and Whistleblowing in Organizations

    Voice and Whistleblowing in Organizations

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary L. Cooper
    This book examines the decision to speak out in organizations or to keep silent, the roles of fear and courage, and why increasing valid information and truth is central to individual and organizational health. Employees in organizations face countless daily situations in which they make a choice to speak up, exercise voice, or remain silent. Too many choose to remain silent. Others only tell supervisors what they want to hear, becoming ‘yes’ men and women. Expressing one’s voice increases individual health and well-being and enhances learning, quality and timeliness of decision making, work engagement, and ultimately team and organizational success. This volume, containing chapters by international researchers, examines the causes and consequences of exercising voice and ways individuals and organizations can support voice in the workplace. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  17. Multinational Human Resource Management and the Law

    Multinational Human Resource Management and the Law

    Matthew W. Finkin, Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Takashi Araki, Philipp Fischinger, Roberto Fragale Filho, Andrew Stewart, Bernd Waas
    Multinational corporations face considerable complexity in setting the terms and conditions of employment. Differing national laws prevent firms from developing consistent sets of employment policies, but, at the same time, employees are often expected to work closely with colleagues located in many different countries and seek comparable treatment. This critical volume offers a comprehensive analysis of how these contradictory issues are dealt with in five countries – Australia, Brazil, Germany, Japan and the United States. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  18. Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation

    Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation

    Martin Beirne
    This book provides a critical insight into the ongoing debates and controversies that surround employee empowerment and workplace innovation. It highlights competing interests and conflicting values, and illuminates some basic tensions between confident rhetoric and everyday realities. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  19. Managing Intensity and Play at Work

    Managing Intensity and Play at Work

    Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen
    In this thought-provoking book Niels åkerstrøm Andersen uses a unique combination of deconstruction, systems theory and discourse theory to critically discuss topics such as the management of feelings, partnerships as second order promises, and work–life balance as an immune defense against over-socialized employees. He assesses the parallels between layoffs in intimate organizations and modern professional divorce discourses, and explores the dichotomy of double-bounded management commanding both ‘do as I say’ and ‘be autonomous’. In so doing, Professor Andersen encourages the reader to look at relationships in the workplace in new ways. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  20. How Can HR Drive Growth?

    How Can HR Drive Growth?

    Edited by George Saridakis, Cary L. Cooper
    The ten up-to date research reviews that are presented in this book provide new insights into the HR academic literature. The chapters provide clear lessons that can be learnt from, along with strategies, approaches and processes in which HR could be used by both practitioners and policy makers to drive growth. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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