© 2002

Human Resource Management in Context

A Case Study Approach


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Helen Newell, Harry Scarbrough
    Pages 1-8
  3. Helen Newell, Harry Scarbrough
    Pages 9-37
  4. Paul Edwards, Martyn Wright
    Pages 39-55
  5. Helen Newell
    Pages 79-105
  6. Helen Newell, Caroline Lloyd
    Pages 107-127
  7. Keith Sisson
    Pages 129-151
  8. Elena Antonacopoulou
    Pages 153-175
  9. Helen Newell, Caroline Lloyd
    Pages 177-193
  10. Sonia Liff
    Pages 195-215
  11. Helen Newell, Harry Scarbrough
    Pages 239-244
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 245-259

About this book


A key course text for advanced undergraduates and MBA students of human resource management. By using a thematic rather than a techniques-based structure, this book provides an opportunity to engage with current problems and issues by going beyond the normal emphasis on best practice and techniques and developing an awareness of the wider context.
Accompanied by a website at containing lecturer support materials, this text presents the key themes underpinning an understanding of human resource management through the use of detailed research-based case studies.
Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below -


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Warwick Business SchoolUniversity of WarwickUK
  2. 2.Leicester University Management CentreUK

About the authors

HELEN NEWELL is Lecturer in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick

HARRY SCARBROUGH is Research Director and Professor of Organisational Analysis at Leicester University Management Centre

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Human Resource Management in Context
  • Book Subtitle A Case Study Approach
  • Editors Helen Newell
    Harry Scarbrough
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2002
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-92135-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-92136-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-91364-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 272
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Human Resource Management
  • Buy this book on publisher's site