Combining up-to-date research, innovative content and practical perspectives, this book is the benchmark by which all other strategic HRM reference works should be measured. Leading figures from around the globe survey the current state of the discipline, while also introducing and exploring new, cutting edge themes in order to offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the field.

Section introductions and integrative critiques pull together the separate themes to provide cross-comparisons between chapters to create a cohesive and well-structured volume. Unlike other texts in this area, The Routledge Companion to Strategic Human Resource Management incorporates contributions from leading management and business writers in areas adjacent to human resource management, including strategy, innovation and organizational learning. These add fresh and challenging insights into HRM themes from key mainstream business and management thinking. The field of strategic HRM is thus enriched and extended by this volume.

 Focusing on the interplay between theory and practice, this book is an essential resource for researchers and students studying human resource management and strategy.

part |13 pages


part |53 pages

Analytical Frameworks

chapter |23 pages

Beyond HR

Extending the Paradigm Through a Talent Decision Science

part |42 pages

The Strategic Role of HR

chapter |12 pages

The Pursuit of HR's Core Purpose

The Practical Doing of Strategic HRM

part |43 pages


chapter |15 pages

HRM in China

chapter |14 pages

Managing Human Resources in Africa

Emergent Market Challenges