This exciting new introductory text in human resource management moves beyond a prescriptive approach to provide a holistic overview of the role of HRM in its contemporary context. Acknowledging and reflecting upon key trends in HRM, the labour market and the broader economy, the author offers critical discussion of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding HRM.

Includes accessible learning features to help you best explore the material, including:

- `research`, `ethics` and `international` insight boxes;
- chapter summaries and objectives;
- self-test questions;
- recommended reading;
- end of chapter case studies.

An accompanying companion website ( provides you with full-text journal articles, extended case studies, weblinks and a glossary. The website also provides an instructor`s manual, PowerPoint slides and a multiple-choice testbank for lecturers.

This book is essential reading for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for their CIPD qualifications.

More Details about An Introduction to Human Resource Management

General Information  
Author(s)Nick Wilton
PublisherSAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publish YearNovember 2011