Taking an applied approach toward today's HRM issues. In its Fourth Edition, Human Resources Management addresses the needs of graduate and undergraduate courses of HRM with its traditional mission of capturing the key topics in the field. Through the use of current readings and journal articles, the authors successfully conceptualize, identify, and articulate the contemporary issues and perspectives in HRM with a decidedly applied, rather than scientific, orientation. Features New! A total of 47 new and updated articles, most of which have been especially prepared for this edition. These articles provide views that are. not only from the contemporary human resources press, but also from top scholars in the field of HRM. New! New chapters reflecting contemporary issues such as corporate culture, values, employee rights and responsibilities, ethics, and many others, which expose both students and instructors to human resources management today and what to expect in the future.M. Ronald Buckley is the author of 'Human Resources Management: Perspectives, Context, Functions, and Outcomes (4th Edition)', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130608543 and ISBN 0130608548.