Human Resource Management,
10th Edition

Alan Nankervis, Marian Baird, Dr Jane Coffey, John Shields

ISBN-13: 9780170421843 | ISBN-10: 0170421848

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 600 pages

List Price USD $130.75


Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice provides you with key concepts and practical information that you will use in your study of human resource management. A range of contemporary regional and international examples are included alongside detailed coverage on the future of work and emerging issues in human resource management. The Australian HR Institute (AHRI) has endorsed Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice.

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Alan Nankervis is a Professor and Adjunct Research fellow at Curtin Uni, Perth. He has been lead author on this text for many editions and while considering retirement, he remains committed to the project. He has previously taught and researched at universities in Melbourne, Western Australia, Sydney, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Thailand. He has co-authored or co-edited 10 books, and many scholarly articles and conference papers. Alan was co-editor of the journal, Research & Practice in Human Resource Management from 2001-2011. His research interests include strategic HRM, international and comparative HRM, HRM/management in the services industry, and performance management systems. Alan is currently the Chair of AHRI’s national accreditation committee; his association with AHRI has led to their formal endorsement of this text for several editions.

Marian Baird AO, FASSA, BEc (Hons) Grad. Dip. Ed. PhD (Sydney) is Professor of Gender and Employment Relations, Head of the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies and Co- Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Research Group at the University of Sydney Business School. Marian is a highly recognised academic and teacher in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management and gender and work. She has an active profile in industry and community engagement and has contributed to numerous enquiries about women, equity and work. 

Jane Coffey has recently taken up the post of Academic Services Director for Curtin Business School, looking after teaching and learning quality at all offshore campuses. Prior to that, she was a Senior Lecturer with the School of Management, Curtin Business School and has held the position of Deputy Head of the School. She managed and taught a range of HRM and IR programs throughout Australia and Southeast Asia. Jane has actively contributed to the last four editions of the Nankervis HRM text and researches and publishes in the areas of career expectations of Generations X and Y, and attraction and retention issues within the performing arts. She is a past Chair and current Board member of Propel Youth Arts WA, the peak body for youth arts in the state. Jane also has significant corporate professional experience, operating a highly successful HR consultancy business prior to joining Curtin University. She specialised in providing support and advice to the public sector and maintains a significant consultancy profile in this area with the university. She also conducts and facilitates workshops throughout Australia in the areas of staff attraction and retention and performance management.

John Shields is Professor of Human Resource Management and Organisational Studies in the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School. John’s research interests include performance management, reward management, executive remuneration, corporate governance and business and labour history. In human resource management, his co-authored books include Managing Employee Performance and Reward, Cambridge University Press, and Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice. He is currently engaged in national and international collaborative research projects on the psychology of pay secrecy/disclosure, predictors of employee pay preferences, and mediators of the relationship between performance pay and employee motivation. His research projects involve both quantitative and qualitative methods and, more recently, survey-based experimental design.

  • The new 'Future of Work' feature explores the changing human resource management landscape and develops student knowledge of technology in the workforce
  • The revised instructor manual includes tutorial and extension activities to cater to various levels of student knowledge and engage with the topics covered in the text, including video teaching notes
  • NEW 'Emerging Issues' feature highlights the important and topical human resource management issues that are emerging as a result of the changing HRM landscape
  • 'Emerging Issues' icons highlight important and topical HR issues throughout and link to end-of-chapter questions to help students further their knowledge
  • Informed by the AHRI model of excellence, the content and pedagogical features are designed to help students understand and develop the roles and competencies required to successfully operate as a HR professional. This text is a recommended resource for the AHRI Practising Certification Program and the only AHRI-endorsed resource on the market
  • The restructured end-of-chapter material includes summary, key terms, emerging issues, ethical challenge and a case study providing students with the opportunity to consolidate their learning
  • The 'Professional Tip' feature boxes within each chapter provide helpful hints on how to be a successful human resources practitioner
  • Case studies include topical examples like ‘Readify: Developing graduate work-readiness skills’ (Ch1) and ‘Bankwest heroes recognition program’ (Ch9). The cases apply the concepts discussed in the chapter to the workplace and the questions that follow allow students to analyse the case and develop their understanding of HRM practice

Table of Contents

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Part 1 HRM in context
1. Evolution of strategic human resource management
2. The context of strategic human resource management
3. Industrial relations: frameworks and practice
4. Human resource planning in a changing environment

Part 2 HRM strategies, systems and processes
5. Work design challenges in a global environment
6. Talent attraction and selection
7. Talent retention and development
8. Management of performance
9. Strategic reward management
10. Managing work health and safety
11. Workplace negotiation processes

Part 3 The effectiveness of SHRM: towards the future
12. Evaluating SHRM: towards the future

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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Human Resource Management

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