From the Publisher:
"This book does an excellent job of providing a framework for HR issues that is appealing to all management students---even those who are not particularly interested in HR come away from the course with an appreciation for how effective human resource management provides a strategic benefit to organizations."--- Dr. Laura Parks, James Madison University||Stewart and Brown's Human Resource Management: Linking Strategy to Practice, 2e is designed to help students develop a set of human resource tools and to know when each tool is most appropriate. Greg Stewart and Ken Brown's overall objective in this new edition is to provide students with an understanding of traditional human resource concepts, and a framework for making decisions about when specific practices can be most beneficial to an organization. This link between strategy and practice is necessary for students to correctly apply human resource tools to improve organizations.||Thoroughly updated and revised to include the latest research, Human Resource Management, 2e emphasizes how real-world organizations excel when they have consistent human resource practices that align with their strategic direction.