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.

Human Resources and Ethics Management: Partners in (Reducing) Crime
Human resources and ethics management: partners in (reducing) crime
Niki A. den Nieuwenboer Linda K. Treviño

Unethical behavior in organizations can harm the organization's image and reputation, especially if the media or social media get wind of it. But employees and other stakeholders such as customers are also likely to suffer when employees behave unethically. Research suggests that the societal cost of unethical behavior or even crimes by organizations or their employees dwarfs that of street crime (Ashforth & Anand, 2003). As an example, the United States Government Accountability Office (2013) estimated that the losses from the diminished output associated with the 2007–2009 financial crisis likely ...

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