The Resource Explaining the performance of human resource management, Steve Fleetwood, Anthony Hesketh

Explaining the performance of human resource management, Steve Fleetwood, Anthony Hesketh

Label
Explaining the performance of human resource management
Title
Explaining the performance of human resource management
Statement of responsibility
Steve Fleetwood, Anthony Hesketh
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Challenges the widely held view that we can scientifically measure the link between human resource management and organisational performance
Additional physical form
Also available in print
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
Dewey number
658.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5549 .F574 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
Explaining the performance of human resource management, Steve Fleetwood, Anthony Hesketh
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Description based upon print version of record
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I: HRM and organisational performance today; 1 Crisis? What crisis?; Coming in from the cold; Enter the academy; The logical song; Two worlds, two takes, same problem; Accounting for People; Underlying theses; The structure of the book; Chapter 5; Explanation; Chapter 6; Causality and explanation; Conclusion; 2 Tracking the emergence of the HRM-P link paradigm; The appliance of science; Russian dolls, Rubik's Cubes and black boxes; The Russian dolls of the Contingency School
  • Conclusion5 Prediction, explanation and theory; Introduction; Predictive power; Untangling two notions of prediction; Replication; Explanation; Explanation is not an 'explanation' of variance; Explanation is not statistical association; Explanation is not regularity; Explanation is not prediction; The turn to multidisciplinarity; An 'escape' to labour economic theory?; Explanation does not allow known falsehoods; From lack of theory to lack of explanation; What is a theory?; Unsuccessful tests of predictions; Conclusion; 6 Critical realism: a meta-theory for analysing HRM and performance; Introduction
  • Events, ontology, epistemology and event regularitiesClosed systems; Aetiology; The functional relation; What drives the preoccupation with quantitative, statistical and empirical analysis; Scientism: a critical realist critique; Ontology, epistemology, events; Event regularities, closed and open systems; A priori evidence; Empirical evidence; Practical evidence; Modelling open systems as closed systems; Intrinsic closure conditions; The extrinsic closure condition; Stochastic closure; Systems theory, open and closed systems; Conundrums; Qualitative change; Quantification of qualities
  • The proposed 'solution': do more, and/or better, empirical workTaking a cavalier approach to theory; (1) References are not theory; (2) Data are not theory; (3) Lists of variables or constructs are not theory; (4) Diagrams are not theory; (5) Hypotheses (or predictions) are not theory; Theory: too little or too much?; Guest; Jackson and Schuler; Way and Johnson; Under-theorisation and practice; Conclusion; 4 Scientism: the meta-theory underlying empirical research on the HRM-P link; Introduction and terminology; Scientistic meta-theory: a critical realist interpretation; The deductive method
  • The Rubik's Cubes of the Configurational SchoolThe black box of the Universalistic School; The kaleidoscope of the Contextual School; Pause to take stock; Part II: Meta-theorising the HRM-P link; 3 The state of contemporary research on the HRM-P link: a technical analysis; Introduction; The current 'state of play' in empirical research on the HRM-P link; Empirical evidence; The problem of under-theorisation; The black box problem; The problem of measurement without theory; The problem of (lack of) justification; Lack of explanatory power
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000052555674
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Extent
1 online resource (362 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780511788017
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)870988998
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