Redundancy and human resource management

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The main objectives of this chapter are:
- to examine the concept of redundancy as a feature of human resource management;
- to identify the principal causes of redundancies;
- to consider how managers in organizations handle redundancies;
- to distinguish the main alternatives to making people compulsorily redundant;
- to assess the impact of redundancy exercises on the workers affected, including remaining employees, and the implications for managing human resources
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman resource management
EditorsSarah Gilmore, Steve Williams
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199605484
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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