Book News: October 11th, 2001

By Keith Sisson and John StoreyThe book provides a succinct up-to-date analysis of themes and topics relevant to the management of human resources today. It covers issues of critical contemporary importance such as restructuring, continuous improvement, involvement and participation, pay and working time, training and development, recruitment and selection. It also looks at the implications of contextual changes such as the signing of the ”social chapter” of the EU Maastricht Treaty, and movement towards European Economic and Monetary Union. It deals with both the individual and the collective aspects of managing the employment relationship, analyses the latest thinking in both areas taking account of the large body of empirical research that is now available.

Published by Open University Press. 19 pounds 99p. ISBN:0-335-20620-4.  <