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Human Resource Management in Northern Europe: Trends, Dilemmas and Strategy

Human Resource Management in Northern Europe: Trends, Dilemmas and Strategy

Chris Brewster (Editor), Henrik Holt Larsen (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-21777-0

Jul 2000, Wiley-Blackwell

256 pages

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$135.00

Description

This book identifies and discusses the key features of human resource management at the turn of the century from a northern European perspective (particularly referring to Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Ireland and the UK). The authors' approach reflects the fact that these countries have become increasingly critical of the universalist model of SHRM common in the USA.
List of Contributors.

Preface.

1. Human Resource Management in Northern Europe: Trends, Dilemmas and Strategies (Henrik Holt Larsen and Chris Brewster).

2. The Northern European Dimension: A Distinctive Environment for HRM (Chris Brewster and Henrik Holt Larsen).

3. Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach (Chris Brewstern Henrik Holt Larsen and Wolfgang Mayrhofer).

4. Making Sense of the Drive for Competence: Bridging Individual and Organizational Learning (Pia Bramming and Henrik Holt Larsen).

5. Careers in Organizations: Theoretical Developments and Empirical Findings (Henrik Holt Larsen and Camilla Funck Ellehave).

6. Flexibility in HRM: Contradictions in Organizational Survival (Chris Brewster and Henrik Holt Larsen).

7. Communication in Organizations: Dialogue and Impact (Michael Morley, Wolfgang Mayrhofer and Chris Brewster).

8. Human Resource Costing and Accounting: Putting a Price on Human Resource Investments (Ulf Johanson and Henrik Holt Larsen).

9. Responsibility in Human Resource Management: The Role of the Line (Chris Brewster and Henrik Holt Larsen).

10. On the Road Again (Henrik Holt Larsen and Chris Brewster).

Further Reading.

Index.