The business environment of human resource management

Rob Thomas

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


    The main objectives of this chapter are:
    -to explain the nature of the external environment of an organization whether it be private for-profit, private not-for-profit, or in the public sector;
    - to apply, whilst understanding its limitations, the STEEPLE (or PESTLE) framework to analyse the external environment of an organization;
    - to develop critical awareness of the dynamic and complex nature of the external environments that organizations face on a daily basis;
    - to explore, using appropriate concepts and frameworks, the ways in which the external environment can affect organizations and be affected by organizational influence.
    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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