Human Resource Management 2nd Ed.

ISBN: LC9781352004021


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Quick Overview

By Ronan Carbery & Christine Cross

Description: This contemporary, global and engaging textbook covers all the core HRM topics. Providing a succinct overview, it gives you the tools to engage your students in critical thinking and to develop their employability skills. Rich in pedagogy, features like HRM in the Global Business Environment and HRM and Organizational Performance prepare your students for the modern workplace. Video interviews offer a practitioner perspective, allowing students to relate theory to practice, while HRM in the News boxes shine a light on current issues, such as lawsuits against ridesharing company Uber. The second edition of this popular textbook is compulsory reading for HRM courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Accessibly written but also offering depth and rigour, it is appropriate for a wide range of courses. New to this Edition: – Fully revised and updated learning features, including two brand new features HRM and Organizational Performance and HRM in the Global Business Environment – A new chapter on human resource analytics – New video interviews, including major multinational companies – New international content brings in a global perspective Accompanying online resources for this title can be found at These resources are designed to support teaching and learning when using this textbook and are available at no extra cost.


1. Introducing Human Resource Management 2. Workforce Planning and Talent Management 3. Recruitment and Selection 4. Employee Engagement, Induction, Turnover and Retention 5. Managing the Employment Relationship 6. Diversity and Equality in the Workplace 7. Performance Management 8. Managing Rewards 9. Learning and Development 10. Career Development 11. Human Resource Analytics 12. Health, Safety and Employee Wellbeing 13. International Human Resource Management 14. Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management.

Author Biography:

RONAN CARBERY is Senior Lecturer in the School of Management and Marketing at University College Cork, Ireland, where he lectures and researches in a number of HRM and HRD subjects. He is also co-editor of the European Journal of Training and Development and an Editorial Advisory Board member for Human Resource Development Quarterly and Human Resource Development International.

CHRISTINE CROSS is Head of the Department of Personnel and Employment Relations, and Senior Lecturer in OB and HRM in the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She is also a co-director of the Age in the Workplace Research Network. Prior to academia, Christine worked in a number of multinational organizations in both management and HRM roles.