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People Management and Performance John Purcell

People Management and Performance

John Purcell

Published July 22nd 2008
ISBN : 9780203885604
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248 pages
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Do human resource management practices actually work? This timely and engaging volume examines the links between people management practices and organizational performance. Focusing on the implementation and impact of HR strategies, the book putsMoreDo human resource management practices actually work? This timely and engaging volume examines the links between people management practices and organizational performance. Focusing on the implementation and impact of HR strategies, the book puts forward a model, which draws attention to:The importance of the culture and values of the organizationThe needs of professional knowledge workersThe links between human resources and performanceSponsored by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, People Management and Performance takes a critical view of how and why HR practices have had a positive impact on a range of organizations and also considers the implications for theory and practice. Incorporating case studies from well known organizations, such as Nationwide and Selfridges, this book will be of interest to graduate students of HRM and business and management, as well as practitioners working in the field.