Praised by adopters for its relevancy to managers, the new Second Edition deals with the interaction between strategy and human resources, as approached from a general managerial perspective. This approach is demonstrated in the book's extensive examples of applications of strategic human resource management in specific companies. The Second Edition Features: An investment orientation toward human resources. A conceptual framework, comprised of a mission statement and nine components corresponding to individual chapters that draw from the principles of human capital theory, strategic management, strategic planning, environmental analysis, human resource planning, strategy implementation, and principles of evaluation. Discussions of strategy formulation, human resource planning, strategy implementation, the performance impact of human resource practices, and human resource evaluation. Numerous examples of human resource practices are provided throughout the book, which often involve companies that are exemplary in some aspect of strategic human resource management.Charles R. Greer is the author of 'Strategic Human Resource Management: A General Managerial Approach (2nd Edition)', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130279507 and ISBN 0130279501.