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  1. Recommended Textbooks: 3 items
    You are advised to read the following two texts as your key reading to the field of Strategic HRM:
    1. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Bailey

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Strategy and Human Resource Management - Peter F Boxall, K Purcell 2016

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    3. These books have chapters on the majority of topics covered by the course. Where there is no part or section in the course textbooks, alternatives will be suggested. The purchase of one of the above core texts is recommended, but it is also possible to follow the course through following readings in other textbooks in the Strategic HRM area. You will not be able to pass the course by relying only on one text book and the lectures notes. You must read as widely as you can amongst the book chapters and journal articles in the reading list given below. The following reading list provides a selection of alternative textbooks on Strategic HRM.

  2. Other Useful Background Texts: 14 items
    1. Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice - John Bratton, Jeffrey Gold 2017

      Book Further

    2. International Human Resource Management - Chris Brewster 2011

      Book Further

    3. The Strategic Managing of Human Resources - John Leopold, Lynette Harris 2009

      Book Further

    4. The Strategic Managing of Human Resources - John W. Leopold et al 2005 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    5. Strategic Human Resource Management - Gary Rees & Paul E. Smith. 2017

      Book Further

    6. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Ibraiz Tarique, Randall S. Schuler 2016

      Book Further

    7. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Randall S. Schuler, Ibraiz Tarique 2012

      Book Further

    8. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Truss, David Mankin, Clare Kelliher 2012

      Book Further

  3. Journals: 16 items
    You should also read widely for current debates amongst relevant journals, such as:
  4. Session 1: Introduction to Strategic International Human Resource Management 16 items
    1. This session will introduce the subject of International Human Resource Management (IHRM) and the role of IHRM strategies. It will outline the key HRM functions, stages of internationalisation process, MNC's business strategy, and MNC's international orientation. The key focus will be on the relationships between IHRM, business strategy, methods of internationalization and management orientation. 

    2. Required: 2 items
      1. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Bailey

        Book Essential Chapter 6. The foundation of SHRM

      2. Strategy and Human Resource Management - Peter F Boxall

        Book Essential Chapter 1. HRM: what and why? & Chapter 3. Strategic HRM: ‘best fit’ or ‘best practice’?

    3. Recommended: 13 items
      1. Commonalities and Contradictions in HRM and Performance Research - Paul Boselie, Graham Dietz, Corine Boon 2005

        Article Recommended

      2. International Human Resource Management: A Critical Text - Hugh Scullion, Margaret Linehan 2005

        Book Recommended Chapter 2. Strategic HRM in multinational companies

      3. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Ibraiz Tarique, Randall S. Schuler 2016

        Book Recommended Chapter 2. Strategic International Human Resource Management - 4th or 5th Edition

      4. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Randall S. Schuler, Ibraiz Tarique 2012

        Book Recommended Chapter 2. Strategic International Human Resource Management - 4th or 5th Edition

      5. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Bailey, David Mankin, Clare Kelliher 2012

        Book Recommended Chapter 1

  5. Session 2:Strategic HRM and Organisaitonal Performance 14 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Bailey, D Mankin, C Kelliher, T Garavan

        Book Essential Chapter 7. Recourse-based and institutional perspectives on strategic HRM & Chapter 8. Strategic HRM and performance

      2. Strategy and Human Resource Management - Peter F Boxall, J Purcell

        Book Essential Chapter 4. Strategic HRM and sustained competitive advantage

    2. Recommended: 12 items
      1. Strategy and Human Resource Management - Peter F Boxall, J Purcell

        Book Recommended Chapter 7

      2. The Impact of HR Practices on the Performance of Business Units - Patrick M. Wright, Timothy M. Gardner, Lisa M. Moynihan 2003

        Article 

  6. Session 3: Strategic Workforce Planning and Staffing 18 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Ibraiz Tarique, Randall S. Schuler 2016

        Book Essential 4th or 5th Edition, Chapter 8. International Workforce Planning and Staffing

      2. Human Resource Management: Strategic and International Perspectives 2014

        Book Essential Chapter 7. Recruitment and selection

    2. Recommended: 16 items
      1. Effects of Pro-Environmental Recruiting Messages: The Role of Organizational Reputation - Tara S. Behrend, Becca A. Baker and Lori Foster Thompson 2009

        Article Recommended

      2. The Strength of Weak Ties - Mark S. Granovetter 1973

        Article Recommended

      3. The Changing World. - Rabey, Gordon 2002

        Article Recommended

      4. Staffing Policy as a Strategic Response: A Typology of Career Systems - Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld, Maury A. Peiperl 1988

        Article Recommended

  7. Session 4: Strategic International Compensation Management 11 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. International Pay and Compensation - C Tsai

        Chapter Essential Chapter 11

      2. International Human Resource Management - Anne-Wil Harzing, Ashly Pinnington 2011

        Book Essential Chapter 14. Total Rewards in the International Context

    2. Recommended 9 items
      1. International Compensation Practices: A Ten-Country Comparative Analysis - Kevin B. Lowe, John Milliman, Helen De Cieri, Peter J. Dowling 2002

        Article Recommended

  8. Session 5: Strategic HRM and Employment Flexibility 14 items
    1. Required: 3 items
    2. Recommended 11 items
      1. International Human Resource Management - Chris Brewster, Elizabeth Houldsworth, Paul Sparrow, Guy Vernon 2016

        Book Recommended Chapter 7. Flexibility and work-life balance

      2. Non-Standard 'Contingent' Employment and Job Satisfaction: A Panel Data Analysis. - Buddelmeyer, Hielke McVicar, Duncan Wooden, Mark 2015

        Article Recommended

      3. Flexible Work and Immigration in Europe - Damian Raess, Brian Burgoon 2015

        Article Recommended

      4. Organisations and the Transformation of the Internal Labour Market - Damian Grimshaw, Kevin G. Ward, Jill Rubery, Huw Beynon 2001

        Article 

      5. Employee Relations - Graham Hollinshead, Peter Nicholls, Stephanie Tailby 2003

        Book Recommended Chapter 13

      6. Human Resource Management: Rhetorics and Realities - Karen Legge 2005

        Book Recommended Chapter 5: HRM: towards the flexible firm

      7. Flexible Working and Engagement: The Importance of Choice - Deirdre Anderson, Clare Kelliher 2009

        Article Recommended

  9. Session 6: Strategic HRM and Change Management 11 items
    1. Required: 4 items
      1. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Bailey

        Book Essential Chapter 15. SHRM and Change Management

      2. Contemporary Themes in Strategic People Management: A Case-Based Approach - David Hall, Stephen Pilbeam, Marjorie Corbridge 2013

        Book Essential Chapter 22. Managing change and the role of HRM

      3. Contemporary Themes in Strategic People Management: A Case-Based Approach - Dave Hall, Stephen Pilbeam, Marjorie Corbridge 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chapter 22. Managing change and the role of HRM

      4. Strategic Human Resource Management - Catherine Bailey, David Mankin, Clare Kelliher 2012

        Book Essential Chapter 15. SHRM and the management of change

    2. Recommended 7 items
      1. Human Resource Management: Strategic and International Perspectives 2014

        Book Recommended Chapter 3. Organisational change and HRM

      2. Choosing Strategies for Change. - Kotter, John Schlesinger, Leonard A. 2008

        Article Recommended

      3. Employee Emotions During Organizational Change—towards a New Research Agenda - Patricia Klarner, Rune Todnem By, Thomas Diefenbach 2011

        Article Recommended

      4. Change Management: Leadership, Values and Ethics - Rune Todnem By, Bernard Burnes, Cliff Oswick 2012

        Article Recommended

  10. Session 7: International Industrial Relations 13 items
    1. Required: 3 items
      1. International and Comparative Employee Voice - E. Hannon 2011

        Chapter Essential Chapter 12

      2. International Employee Representation and Corporate Social Responsibility - David C. Thomas, Mila B. Lazarova 2014

        Chapter Essential Chapter 10

    2. Recommended: 10 items
      1. International Employee Relations - Dennis R. Briscoe et al 2012

        Chapter Recommended Chapter 7.

      2. International Patterns of Union Membership - David G. Blanchflower 2007

        Article Recommended

      3. Union Influence in Post-Socialist Europe - R. Croucher, M. Rizov 2012

        Article Recommended

  11. Session 8: Strategic International Training and Management Development 9 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. The Global Challenge - Evans, Paul 2002

        Book Essential Chapter 8: Developing Talent for the Transnational Enterprise

      2. Essentials of International Human Resource Management: managing people globally - David C. Thomas, Mila B. Lazarova 2014

        Book Essential Chapter 7: Global Human Resource Development

    2. Recommended 7 items
      1. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises - Dennis R. Briscoe, Ibraiz Tarique, Randall S. Schuler 2016

        Book Recommended 4th or 5th Edition, Chapter 10. International Training and Management Development

      2. Human Resource Management: Strategic and International Perspectives 2014

        Book Recommended Chapter 9. Learning and Development

      3. Strategically Focused Training in Six Sigma Way: A Case Study - Ashish Pandey 2007

        Article Recommended Chapter 4: Training, learning and development in multinational organizations

  12. Session 9 & 10: 1 item
    Group Presentation
    1. See Moodle for details

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