With the advent of globalization, digitalization, and technological advancement, human resource management (HRM) function is set to break new ground through innovation and digital immersion, reinvent its role, and remain a value driver in modern-day business organizations.
Human Resource Management: Concepts, Practices, and New Paradigms aims to expose students to the emerging paradigms of HRM while retaining focus on the core practices of acquisition, retention, management and development of talent, rewards and compensation, and compliance of workplace laws and regulations. Through the perspectives of a practitioner, a consultant, and a researcher, the author depicts the rise of the ‘new HR’ as business partners, culture builders, innovators, and new value creators in the services sector and SMEs. The book also describes the shifts in industrial relations and the rise of new employment relations.
The book balances sound theories with experiential approaches to facilitate the reader’s understanding of the core concepts and frameworks. Further, it reports on current HR practices in global organizations to acquaint readers with various strategic choices and initiatives in HRM.
• System orientation: enables the readers to view HRM practices as part of the business system and their correlation with business outcomes
• Experiential perspective: extensive use of cases and exhibits drawn from private and public workplaces to enable exploratory and investigative learning
• Robust pedagogy: over 40 case studies with discussion points, and over 20 exhibits on new HR initiatives and industry-wide developments in the HR sector, analytical exercises for classroom discussion, and much more