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The business environment of human resource management

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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
Pages43-64
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)9780199605484
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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