Strategic Human Resource Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5097-377-6

Student Price : Rs.698

Student Dollar Price : 28$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 386

Book Weight :706

About The Book

Coalesce the theory and practices of Human Resource Management, this book deals with case and exhibits. It highlights that business cannot always evolve and develop a cutting edge through the use of techniques like business process reengineering. Recognizing that business must, of necessity, be competitive and that this is an absolute requirements for the growth and survival of business, the author discusses how business must reinvent and redesign themselves.

In a constantly changing scenario, organizations need to offer innovative and competitive products and services to remain profitable. To remain competitive one must not just manage change but also exploit it and turn it into an opportunity for achieving competitive advantage.

Human Resource play a vital role in the total system and HR objectives must be linked to business objectives. As a subsystem of the total system, that is the organization, Human Resource Management is able to contribute to company objectives considerably and improve the core business of the company provided the strategies are used appropriately. Human Resources can make a world of difference to the success of an organization through innovative strategic interventions that include attracting, developing, retaining of the human resources by applying various strategies. In pursuance of this objective of human resources must be integrated to business missions and objectives.


Contents :

1. Strategic Human Resource Management − An Overview
2. Importance of Aligning Human Resource with Strategy
3. HR and Organisational Strategies
4. Part A Job Analysis and Job Design
Part B Redesigning Work Systems
5. Human Resource Forecasting
6. Strategic Acquisition of Human Resources
7. Strategic Implications of Training and Development
8. Part A Performance Appraisal − An Overview
Part B Performance Management and Evaluation
9. Compensation and SHRM
10. Strategic Challenges for Leadership
11. Strategic Issues in Employee Safety, Health and Labour Relations
12. Career Management
13. Employee Separation and Downsizing
14. Knowledge Management and Human Resources
15. International Human Resource Management
16. Mergers and Acquisitions
17. Outsourcing
18. Human Resources and Information Technology
19. Ethical Issues in SHRM
Case Studies
Case Study 1 Games Egos Play
Case Study 2 Bullied by a Takeover
Case Study 3 Need for Speed - WORKAHOLISM
Case Study 4 Is HR Straddling Two Stools?
Case Study 5 On the Fence with HR-HR APATHY
Case Study 6 Power Play and Ethics
Case Study 7 When Drink Takes the Man
Case Study 8 Lost in Translation
Annexure I Strategies to Answer During Interviews
Annexure II Strategies for Training and Learning Development
Annexure III Transactional Analysis

About The Author

Dr. Rajeesh Viswanathan is a Senior Faculty in the Dept. of International Business, School of Management at Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry, India. He teaches Organizational Behaviour, Cross-cultural Management, Leadership and Organizational Development. He has also authored 09 books and co-authored two books in the HR and Management. His books in the area of management and HR are highly sold and are used as referrence text book in the leading universities like Pondicherry Central University, University of Mumbai, Anna University, etc. He has focused his research interests on conflict, employee engagement, leadership issues, team performance, performance management system; behavioral decision making; and the development of interpersonal skills. He is also a management consultant and has done consultancy project and evaluation studies for Government of India and Puducherry. He has two decades of teaching and industry experience in USA and India.

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