Human Resource Management in Ireland


Updated edition of this highly successful textbook, which draws on current Irish research and data while also incorporating international key developments.

  • New to this edition:
    • Reviews current trends and issues in:

      • Employee recruitment and selection
      • Employee development incorporating recent Irish research evidence

    • Examines recent developments in the Irish and global economy, particularly the impact of the global recession and the implications for workforce management

    • Evaluates developments in the Irish labour market and the implications for HRM

  • Provides a detailed critical evaluation of ’best practice’ human resource management

  • Critically reviews reward management and performance management systems, including evidence of practice in many Irish organisations

  • Includes an up-to-date analysis of developments in Irish employment relations, incorporating ’right to bargain’ legislation, recent key trends in trade union recognition and avoidance, and the growth in non-union employment relations

  • Presents an up-to-date review of employment law in Ireland


  • Students taking Human Resource Management as part of a Business Studies degree programme
  • Postgraduate courses where human resource management is a component
  • All CIPD courses where human resource management is a focus
€41.99 VAT Inc.
Out of print



Publication Date

May 2011




Paperback, 400 pages

Country of Origin



Gill Education


Chapter 1: Human Resource Management in Ireland: An Introduction

Chapter 2: Human Resource Management in Practice

Chapter 3: Strategy, Performance and Human Resource Management

Chapter 4: Human Resource Management and the Labour Market

Chapter 5: Human Resource Planning, Recruitment and Selection

Chapter 6: Employee Motivation and Work Design

Chapter 7: Reward Management

Chapter 8: Managing and Appraising Performance

Chapter 9: Training and Development: Policy and Context in Ireland

Chapter 10: Learning, Training and Development in Organisations

Chapter 11: Employment Relations: Institutions and Actors

Chapter 12: Employer and Management Approaches to Employment Relations

Chapter 13: Employment Relations Practice

Chapter 14: Employment Law


245 x 175 mm


By Patrick Gunnigle, Noreen Heraty and Michael J. Morley Foreword by Michael McDonnell

Availability Status

Out of print

Patrick Gunnigle PhD is Professor of Business Studies at the University of Limerick.

Noreen Heraty PhD is Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Development at the University of Limerick.

Michael Morley PhD is Professor of Management at the University of Limerick.

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