Research and Knowledge at Work: Perspectives, Case-Studies and Innovative Strategies


This fascinating and controversial text makes sense of the complexities of research in the workplace and how 'working' knowledge is constructed. Featuring experts from Britain, Japan, North America and Australia, it is an outstanding contribution to the literature of Human Resource Management (HRM). It's interdisciplinary approach addresses key issues and debates such as:

• the influences of new technology, language, power, culture and gender upon the 'construction' of knowledge

• the impact of globalization

• working knowledge into the 21st century

• practice and performance implications.
It's outlook, geared towards the 21st century, makes it essential reading for researchers, teachers and students within HRM, policy-makers and all those concerned with professional development.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John Garrick
  • Carl Rhodes
  • Ronald Barnett
  • Richard Edwards
  • Robin Usher
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2000


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