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SSM : Module 7 : Managing and Measuring Security Sector Resources - Reading List


Required Texts:

Library Location: 658.3 TOR

Library Location: 65.013.1 BRO

  • Alexandrou, A. and  Darby, R. (2006) Human resource management in the defence environment’, in  Managing Defence in a Democracy(edit. Clear, L. & McConville, T.) Cass Military Studies. Routledge.

Library Location: 355.02 MAN

Suggested Reading:

  • Guest, D. (2010) Human Resource Management and Performance: Still searching for some answers. HRM Journal, Vol 21, No 1, pp3-15.
  • Bartlett, C., Ghoshal, S. & Beamish, P. (2008) Transnational Management: Text, Cases and Readings in Cross-border Management, McGraw-Hill.
  • Boxall, P. & Purchell, J. (2008) Strategy and Human Resource Management (2nd edit.). Palgrave.
  • Brewster, C., Sparrow, P & Harris, H. (2005) Towards a New Model of Globalizing HRM, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 16(6).
  • Dowling, P, Festing, M, & Engle, A. (2008)(5thedit.) International Human Resource Management, South-Western.
  • Eade, D. (1997) Capacity-Building. An Approach to People-Centred Development, Oxfam.
  • Enright, M. (2005) Regional Management Centers in the Asia-Pacific, Management International Review, 45 (1).
  • Evans, P., Pu cik, V. & Barsoux, J-L, (2002) The Challenges of International Human Resource Management in The Global Challenge: Frameworks for International Human Resource Management. McGraw-Hill.
  • Schuler, R., Jackson,S. & Storey, J. (2001) Human Resource Management: A Critical Text. International Thomson Press.
  • Dickmann, M.& Muller-Carmen, M. (2006) A Typology of International Human Resource Management Strategies and Practices. IHRM Vol. 17 (4).




Additional Texts:

  • Beardwell, J. and Claydon, T., 2007, Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach, (5th ed.), Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd.
  • Boudreau, J.W. and Ramstad, P.M., 2006, Beyond HR: The New Science of Human Capital, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press
  • Boxall, P. and Purcell, J., 2003, Strategy and Human Resource Management, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Buckman, R.H., 2004, Building a Knowledge-driven Organization, New York, NY: Mc Graw Hill
  • Cook, M., 2003, Personnel Selection, (4th ed.), Chichester: Wiley
  • Hickson, D.J. and Pugh, D.S., 2001, Management Worldwide: Distinctive Styles amid Globalization, 2nd. ed., London: Penguin
  • Losey, M., Meisinger, S. and Ulrich, D., 2005, The Future of Human Resource Management, Holboken, NJ: Wiley
  • Mayo, A., 2001, The Human Value of the Enterprise: Valuing People as Assets – Monitoring, Measuring, Managing, London: Nicholas Brealey
  • Paauwe, J., 2004, HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability, Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Perkins, P., & White, G. 2009 (2rd ed.), Reward Management: Alternatives, Consequences and Contexts. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Pfeffer, J., 1998, The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press
  • Sartain, L., 2006, HR from the Heart, New York, NY: American Management Association
  • Schuler, R.S. and Jackson, S.E., (eds.), 1999, Strategic Human Resource Management, Oxford: Blackwell
  • Sisson, K. and Storey, J., 2000, The Realities of Human Resource Management: Managing the Employment Relationship, Buckingham: Open University Press
  • Ulrich, D. and Brockbank, W., 2005, The HR Value Proposition, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press
  • Williams, C.C., 2007, Re-Thinking the Future of Work, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan


Journal Articles:

  • Arthur, W.J. Jr., Bennett, W., Jr., Edens, P.S. and Bell, S.T., 2003, Effectiveness of training in organizations: a meta-analysis of design and evaluation features, Journal of Applied Psychology, April
  • Barrick, M.R., Mount, M.K. and Judge, T.A., 2001, Personality and performance at the beginning of the new millennium: what do we know and where do we go next? International Journal of Selection and Assessment, March – June
  • Elias, J. and Scarborough, H., 2004, Evaluating human capital: an exploratory study of management practice, Human Resource Management Journal, 14 (4)
  • Cascio, W.F., 2005, From business partner to driving business success: the next step in the evolution of HR management, Human Resource Management, 44 (2)
  • Cooke, F.L., Shen, J. and McBride, A., 2005, Outsourcing HR as a competitive strategy? A literature review and an assessment of the implications, Human Resource Management, 44 (2)
  • Deloitte Consulting, 2006, Global HR Transformation, Survey Report, New York: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • The Economist, 2006, The New Organization:  a Survey of the Company, 21 January
  • The Economist, 2006, The Battle for Brainpower: a Survey of Talent, 7 October
  • Florida, R. and Goodnight, J., 2005,  Managing for creativity, Harvard Business Review, July – August
  • Hammonds, K., 2005, Why we hate HR, Fast Company, Issue 98, August
  • Lawler, E., Levenson, A. and Boudreau, J., 2004, HR metrics and analytics: use and impacts, Human Resource Planning, 27 (4)
  • Levinson, H., 1970, Management by whose objectives? Harvard Business Review, July – August
  • Pfeffer, J., 1998, Six dangerous myths about pay, Harvard Business Review, 76 (3)
  • Pfeffer, J., 2005, Changing mental models: HR’s  most important task, Human Resource Management, 44 (2)
  • Wong, A.L.Y., 2007, Making career choice: a study of Chinese managers, Human Relations, 60 (8)
  • Zietsma, C., Winn, M., Branzei, O. and Vertisnky, B., 2002, The war of the woods: facilitators and impediments of organizational learning processes, British Journal of Management, 13