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  2. RECOMMENDED READING 174 items
    1. The core text book for this module is: 1 item
      1. Human resource management - Gilmore, Sarah, Williams, Steve 2013

        Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Recommended supplementary book 1 item
      This is a useful introductory textbook and covers several of the topics discussed on the module. You may find it helpful to refer to this book alongside Gilmore and Williams (2013).
    3. Topic-Specific References 169 items
      Please refer to the section ‘Indicative Topic-By-Topic Reading List’ (included in this module outline) for topic-specific references.
      1. INDICATIVE TOPIC-BY-TOPIC READING LIST (core textbook chapters given first) 169 items
        1. What is HRM? 11 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 1 and 2.

          2. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Cross, C. and Carbery, R. (2013) ‘Introducing Human Resource Management’. Chapter 1: pp. 1-18.

          3. Personnel management: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice - Stephen Bach, Keith Sisson 2000

            Book Recommended See contributions in Part 1 ‘Personnel Management in Context’.

          4. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 1

          5. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Chapter 1

          6. Human resource management: rhetorics and realities - Karen Legge 1995

            Book Recommended Read: Legge, K. (1995a) ‘HRM: Rhetoric, Reality and Hidden Agendas’

          7. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases - Tom Redman, Adrian Wilkinson 2001

            Book Recommended Read: Redman, T. and Wilkinson, A. (2001) ‘In Search of Human Resource Management’

          8. Human resource management: a critical text - John Storey 2007

            Book Recommended Read : Storey, J. (2007) ‘Human Resource Management Today: An Assessment’ pp. 3-18.

        2. Work, Employment and Organisations 13 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 3 and 4.

          2. The meaning of work in the new economy - Christopher Baldry, MyiLibrary 2007 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended

          3. Workplaces of the future - Paul Thompson, Christopher Warhurst 1998

            Book Recommended Read : Baldry, C., Bain, P. and Taylor, P. (1998) ‘Bright Satanic Offices’

          4. Introduction to organisational behaviour - Michael Butler, Ed Rose, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 2011

            Book Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HRMU9S3

          5. The realities of work: experiencing work and employment in contemporary society - Mike Noon, Paul Blyton, Kevin Morrell 2013

            Book Recommended Chapters 1 – 3.

          6. The McDonaldization of society - George Ritzer 2013

            Book Recommended Other editions are available.

          7. Workplaces of the future - Paul Thompson, Christopher Warhurst 1998

            Book Recommended Read : Warhurst, C. and Thompson, P. (1998) ‘Hands, Hearts and Minds: Work and Workers at the end of the Twentieth Century’.

        3. Recruitment and Selection 17 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 5.

          2. The majority of HRM textbooks will have chapters on recruitment and selection. Here are some examples: 16 items
            1. Successful selection interviewing - Neil Anderson, V. J. Shackleton 1993

              Book Recommended This book is now out of print.

            2. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read : Chapter 5

            3. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read : Chapter 5

            4. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read: Cross, C. (2013) ‘Employee Resourcing: The Selection Phase’. Chapter 3: pp. 40-55.

            5. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read: Crowley-Henry, M. (2013) ‘Employee Resourcing: The Planning and Recruitment Stage’. Chapter 2: pp. 19-39.

            6. The psychology of personnel selection - Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Adrian Furnham 2010 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read : Chapters 1-4.

            7. The selection interview - Penny Hackett, Institute of Personnel and Development 1995

              Book Recommended

            8. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases 2016 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read: Chapter 3 : Hurrell, S. and Scholarios, D. (2010) ‘Recruitment’. pp. 79-100.

            9. People resourcing and talent planning: HRM in practice - Stephen Pilbeam, Stephen Pilbeam, Marjorie Corbridge 2010 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended See Chapters 6 and 7.

            10. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases 2016 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read : Chapter 4 Scholarios, D. ‘Selection’

            11. The theory and practice of systematic personnel selection - Mike Smith, Ivan Robertson 1993

              Book Recommended

            12. Human resource management - Derek Torrington 2013 (electronic resource)

              Book Recommended Read : Chapters 6 and 7

        4. Training, Learning and Development 13 items
          Most HR textbooks will have chapters on this area. Here are some useful references:
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 6.

          2. Education, training and the global economy - D. N. Ashton, Francis Green 1997

            Book Recommended

          3. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 7

          4. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Chapter 7

          5. Learning and talent development - Jim Stewart 2011

            Book Recommended

          6. The Oxford handbook of work and organization - Stephen Ackroyd 2005

            Book Recommended Read : Crouch, C. (2004) ‘Skill Formation Systems’

          7. Human resource management: a critical text - John Storey 2007

            Book Recommended Read : Felstead, A. (2007) ‘Measure for Measure: Mapping the Terrain of the Training, Learning and Skills Debates’.

          8. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Garavan, T. N. (2013) ‘Learning and Development’, Chapter 9: pp. 142-158.

          9. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases 2016 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 5 I. Grulis ‘Training and Development’.

          10. Human capital, employment and bargaining - Robert A. Hart, Thomas Moutos 1995

            Book Recommended

          11. Industrial and organizational psychology: research and practice - Paul E. Spector c2012

            Book Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HRMU9S3

          12. Human resource management - Derek Torrington 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 18

        5. Reward and Performance 17 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 7 and 11.

          2. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 12 and 13.

          3. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Chapters 12 and 13.

          4. Personnel management: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice - Stephen Bach, Keith Sisson 2000

            Book Recommended Read : Bach, S. (2000) ‘From Performance Appraisal to Performance Management’

          5. CIPD - Reward management annual survey : Reward risk 

            [Note - these reports are free but you must register with the CIPD web site to get access to them]

            2012

            2011

          6. CIPD Employee Attitudes to Pay Survey Reports

            [Note - these reports are free but are only available if you register with the CIPD web site]

            2012

            2011

          7. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases 2016 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Reward Management’

          8. Human resource management: a critical text - John Storey 2007

            Book Recommended Read : Kessler, I. (2007) ‘Reward Choices: Strategy and Equity’

          9. The handbook of employment relations, law & practice - Brian Towers 2004

            Book Recommended Read : Kessler, I. (2003) ‘Pay and Performance’.

          10. Personnel management: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice - Stephen Bach, Keith Sisson 2000

            Book Recommended Read : Kessler, I. (2000) ‘Remuneration Systems’.

          11. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2013) ‘Managing Rewards’, Chapter 8: pp. 122-141.

          12. Human resource management at work: people management and development - Mick Marchington, Adrian Wilkinson, Lorrie Marchington 2008

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters, 7, 12 and 13

          13. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: McMahon, G. (2013) ‘Performance Management’, Chapter 7: pp. 106-121

        6. Motivation 5 items
          Most organisational behaviour/work psychology textbooks will give you an overview of the relevant theories for this topic. These references are particularly helpful:
          1. Principles of organizational behaviour - Robin Fincham, Peter Rhodes c2005

            Book Recommended

          2. Organizational behaviour: an introductory text - Andrzej Huczynski, David Buchanan 2004

            Book Recommended

          3. Management and organisational behaviour - Laurie J. Mullins 2016 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended See Chapter 7.

        7. Job Satisfaction 11 items
          1. Work psychology: understanding human behaviour in the workplace - John Arnold, Ray Randall 2010

            Book Recommended See Chapter 7.

          2. Motivation Through the Design of Work: Test of a Theory - J. R. Hackman, G. R. Oldham 1976

            Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HRMU9S3

          3. Industrial and organizational psychology: linking theory with practice - Cary L. Cooper, Edwin A. Locke 2000

            Book Recommended Read: Chapter 7:Judge, T.A. and Church, A.H. (2000) ‘Job Satisfaction: Research and Practice’, pages 166-198.

          4. Management and organisational behaviour - Laurie J. Mullins 2016 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended See Chapter 7.

          5. Industrial and organizational psychology: research and practice - Paul E. Spector c2012

            Book Recommended See Chapter 9. Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HRMU9S3

        8. Commitment 11 items
          1. Armstrong's handbook of human resource management practice - Michael Armstrong 2014 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended See Chapter 14

          2. Work psychology: understanding human behaviour in the workplace - John Arnold, Ray Randall 2010

            Book Recommended See Chapter 7.

          3. Management, labour process and software development: reality bites - Rowena Barrett 2004 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Baldry, C., Scholarios, D. and Hyman, J. (2005) ‘Organisational Commitment Among Software Developers’, pages 168-195.

          4. Multiple foci of commitment in a professional service firm: balancing complex employment relations - Karen M. Olsen (and three other) 2016/06/09

            Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HRMU9S3

          5. Human resource management - Alan Price, Alan Price c2011 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended See Chapter 10.

          6. Human resource management - Alan Price, Alan Price c2011 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended See Chapter 10.

          7. Industrial and organizational psychology: research and practice - Paul E. Spector c2012

            Book Recommended See Chapter 9. Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HRMU9S3

          8. From Control to Commitment in the Workplace’ - E. Walton March-April 1985

            Article Recommended “You will find this journal via the Library catalogue. Due to publisher restrictions we are not able to provide a link directly to the article.”

        9. Trade Unions, Conflict and Collective Action 13 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 12 and 13.

          2. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 11

          3. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 11

          4. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Bacon, N. 'Industrial Relations' (In earlier editions this chapter may be called ‘Employment Relations’).

          5. Human resource management: theory and practice - John Bratton, Jeffrey Gold 2012

            Book Recommended

          6. The dynamics of employee relations - Paul Blyton, Peter Turnbull, MyiLibrary 2004 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended

          7. Inside the workplace: findings from the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey - Barbara Kersley 2006

            Book Recommended Read : chapters 5, 7 & 8.

          8. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: O’Sullivan, M. (2013) ‘Managing the Employment Relationship’. Chapter 12: pp. 196-206.

          9. Employment relations - Ed Rose 2008

            Book Recommended

          10. Personnel management: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice - Stephen Bach, Keith Sisson 2000

            Book Recommended Read : Tailby, S. and Winchester, D. (2000) ‘Management and Trade Unions: Towards Social Partnership’

          11. The handbook of employment relations, law & practice - Brian Towers 2004

            Book Recommended Read : Undy, R. (2003) ‘Trade Unions and the Employment Relationship’

          12. Contemporary employment relations: a critical introduction - Steve Williams, Derek Adam-Smith 2010

            Book Recommended

        10. Involvement, Participation and Empowerment 11 items
          1. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 14

          2. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Chapter 14

          3. The poverty of empowerment? A critical case study - Ian Cunningham, Jeff Hyman 1999

            Article Recommended

          4. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 17 Dundon, T. and Wilkinson, A. Employee Participation.

          5. Participation and democracy at work: essays in honour of Harvie Ramsey - Harvie Ramsay, Bill Harley, J. D. Hyman, Paul Thompson 2005

            Book Recommended

          6. Inside the workplace: findings from the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey - Barbara Kersley 2006

            Book Recommended Read : pp. 89-101 and Chapters 5 and 6.

          7. Human resource management: a critical text - John Storey 2007

            Book Recommended Read : Marchington, M. ‘Employee Involvement and Participation’.

          8. Human resource management: a critical text - John Storey 2007

            Book Recommended Read : Marchington, M and Cox, A. (2007) ‘Employee Involvement and Participation: Structures, Processes and Outcomes’.

          9. The handbook of human resource management - Brian Towers 1996

            Book Recommended Read : Ramsay, H. (1996) ‘Involvement, Empowerment and Commitment’.

          10. Workplaces of the future - Paul Thompson, Christopher Warhurst 1998

            Book Recommended Read : Baldry, C., Bain, P. and Taylor, P. (1998) ‘Bright Satanic Offices’

        11. Absence and Turnover 14 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 11.

          2. Wish you were here: managing absence - Caroline Dunn, Adrian Wilkinson 2002

            Article Recommended

          3. Turnover culture in the hospitality industry - R. D. Iverson, M. Deery 2007

            Article Recommended

          4. Employee resourcing - Stephen Taylor, Institute of Personnel and Development 1998

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 11 and 12.

          5. Human resource management - Derek Torrington 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapters 10 and 14.

          6. The Health and Safety Executive website and the ACAS website are also useful sources of information for this topic area.

        12. Health, Safety and Welfare 10 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 9

          2. Personnel management: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice - Stephen Bach, Keith Sisson 2000

            Book Recommended Read : Bach, S. ‘The Working Environment’

          3. Institutions, production, and working life - Geoffrey Edward Wood, Philip James 2006

            Book Recommended Baldry, C., Taylor, P. and Bain, P. (2006) ‘“Bear with Me….” – the Problems of Health and Well-Being in Call Centre Work’. pp. 235-255.

          4. The handbook of employment relations, law & practice - Brian Towers 2004

            Book Recommended Read : Barrett, B. (2003) ‘Health and Safety’.

          5. Human resource management: a concise introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read: Carbery, R. (2013) ‘Health, Safety and Employee Wellbeing’. Chapter 11: pp. 176-195.

          6. The handbook of employment relations, law & practice - Brian Towers 2004

            Book Recommended Read : Cunningham, I. and James, P. (2003) ‘Managing Health and Safety’.

          7. The handbook of employment relations, law & practice - Brian Towers 2004

            Book Recommended Read : Harris, L. (2003) ‘Managing Sickness and Absence’.

          8. People resourcing and talent planning: HRM in practice - Stephen Pilbeam, Stephen Pilbeam, Marjorie Corbridge 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read chapter 13

          9. An introduction to human resource management - Nick Wilton 2013

            Book Recommended Wilton (2011) from ‘Trade Unions, Conflict and Collective Action’ section

        13. Stress 13 items
          1. Stress at Work - ACAS 2009

            Document Recommended

          2. Work psychology: understanding human behaviour in the workplace - John Arnold, Ray Randall 2010

            Book Recommended Chapter 11-Stress and well-being at work

          3. Job Insecurity and Work Intensification: Flexibility and the Changing Boundaries of Work - B.J. Burchell et al. 1998

            Document Recommended Summary Report - currently unavailable

          4. Job insecurity and work intensification - Brendan Burchell, David Ladipo, Frank Wilkinson 2002 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended

          5. Stress and mental health at work - Factsheets - CIPD

            Document Recommended account has to be created to view document

          6. Beacons of Excellence in Stress Prevention - S. Giga, B. Farragher, C. Cooper 2003

            Document Recommended Read : 'Part 1'

          7. An introduction to work and organizational psychology: a European perspective - Nik Chmiel 2009

            Book Recommended Read : Le Blanc, P., de Jonge, J. and Schaufeli, W. (2000) ‘Job Stress and Health’

          8. People resourcing and talent planning: HRM in practice - Stephen Pilbeam, Stephen Pilbeam, Marjorie Corbridge 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read chapter 14

        14. Managing Diversity or Equal Opportunities 10 items
          1. Human resource management - Sarah Gilmore, Steve Williams 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 10.

          2. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 6.

          3. Human resource management: a contemporary approach - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended read: Chapter 6.

          4. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Cassell, C.‘Managing Diversity’ : Other editions are available.

          5. Managing human resources: personnel management in transition - Stephen Bach 2005 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended Read : Dickens, L. (2005) ‘Walking the Talk? Equality and Diversity in Employment’

          6. The realities of work: experiencing work and employment in contemporary society - Mike Noon, Paul Blyton, Kevin Morrell 2013

            Book Recommended Read : Chapter 9.

    4. Even where the core Gilmore and Williams text does not have a dedicated chapter (or chapters) on a topic you may still find reference to the topic by searching in the index.

       

       

      In many cases previous editions of the text books suggested above are in the Library.  If you cannot find the current edition, you may look at the old one, but (a) the chapter numbers may be different and (b) they may be somewhat out of date. 

    5. Stay topical! 2 items
      A good general source for up-to-date research and commentary on work matters is the XpertHR website www.xperthr.co.uk.
      1. XpertHR website

        Website Recommended Log into the portal and then go to the A-Z list of online resources http://libguides.stir.ac.uk/az and navigate to XpertHR.

      2. There are various sources available through the XpertHR website.  Do remember however that these sources alone are insufficient for essays/exam revision and must be supplemented with academic sources.

  3. BEYOND the READING LIST 1 item
    You are expected to read widely beyond this resource list. Make a start with your subject research guide
    1. Try the subject research guide for the most appropriate resources for your topic.