The new edition of this SAGE Handbook builds on the success of the first by providing a fully updated and expanded overview of the field of human resource management. Bringing together contributions from leading international scholars - and with brand new chapters on key emerging topics such as firm ownership, talent management, engagement and big data - the Handbook focuses on familiarising the reader with the fundamentals of applied human resource management, while contextualizing practice within wider theoretical considerations. Internationally minded chapters combine a critical overview with discussion of key debates and research, as well as comprehensively dealing with important emerging interests. The second edition of this Handbook remains an indispensable resource for advanced students and researchers in the field. PART 01: Context of Human Resource Management; PART 02: Fundamentals of Human Resource Management; and PART 03: Contemporary Issues.

The Changing Face of Work Design Research: Past, Present, and Future Directions
The changing face of work design research: past, present, and future directions
Sharon K. Parker Caroline Knight Sandra Ohly

I used to work in restaurants beforehand. But then it's like there's a boss sitting out over there, they don't pay you well. So it's better working with Uber because it's like you have your own vehicle, you're driving it. (Uber worker; Goods, Veen, & Barratt, 2017)

Good work is shaped by working practices that benefit employees through good reward schemes and terms and conditions, having a secure position, better training and development, good communication, and ways of working that support task ...

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