This text provides a comprehensive and refreshing insight into the application of human resource knowledge at the workplace to maximise operational efficiency and secure competitive advantage in the midst of ever-evolving environment.
While the book is careful in providing a contemporary view of the constantly changing field of HRM, it, nonetheless, gives the readers a firm grip over its fundamentals which can be applied to handle real-time situations. Apart from its practical usefulness to HR scholars and practitioners, the book intends to go a long way in meeting the knowledge-and-examination needs of students pursuing a career in HR courses at BBA/MBA level.
Coverage: The book provides exhaustive coverage of topics to understand intricacies and complexities of human resource management from its original functional role as a key instrument in search of human resources for the firm, to being a strategic component of a firm's competitiveness, growth and development. A special treatment is given to application of Technology to manage HR issues, and the unfolding of HR scenario in the Post-Covid era.
Learning Objectives: Each chapter opens with the synoptic view of its coverage through learning objectives, providing a preview of what students will learn by reading and studying the chapter. Study Aids: Each chapter makes a careful, but productive use of a variety of study aids, such as flow charts, tables/exhibits, figures, and boxes.
Review Questions: Each chapter lists review questions to develop understanding of concepts covered in the chapter.
Case Studies: Each chapter concludes with substantial case studies enabling students to acquire greater conceptual clarity and sharpen their diagnostic skills of HR problem solving.