Qualitative Research Methods for Human Resources Management

Syed Mohyuddin, Roslyn Cameron, Aaron Wijeratne

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Human resource management (HRM) is a broad field and tends to overlap with strategic management, organisational behaviour, sociology of work, leadership, occupational therapy, labour economics, and gender studies, to name just a few. The study of HRM tends to follow the employment cycle and includes the following topics: attraction and recruitment, onboarding, the psychological contract, training and development, performance management, career development, retention and engagement, talent management, leadership development, and succession planning. Other topics related to the HRM function focus on industrial relations/employment relations, employee voice, job design, workforce planning and HR metrics, diversity management, discrimination, equal employment opportunity, occupational health and safety, wellness and well-being, work-life balance, and compensation management and remuneration.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSAGE Research Methods Foundations
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN (Electronic)9781526421036
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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