RESOURCE LIST – Ebooks Available



Required/Recommended Reading

  1. Beardwell, J. and Thompson, A., (2017) Human resource management: a contemporary approach, 8th Harlow: FT Prentice Hall, ISBN 9781292119595 e-book.


  1. Dessler, G., (2017), Human Resource management, 15th Harlow: Pearson Education. ISBN-13: 9781292152103, e-book


  1. Dowling, P,Engle, A, Festing, M, (2017), International Human Resource Management, 7th Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781473730229 e-book.


  1. Edwards, T,Rees, C, (2017), International human resource management: globalization, national systems and multinational companies, 3rd, Pearson, ISBN 9781292004105, e-book.


  1. Redman, T, Wilkinson, A, Dundon, T, (2017), Contemporary human resource management: text and cases, 5th, Pearson, ISBN 9781292088266 e-book.


  1. Sparrow, P, Brewster, C and Chung, C, (2017), Globalizing Human Resource Management, Taylor and Francis, ISBN 9781315668611 e-book.


  1. Sparrow, P, Brewster, C and Dickmann, M., (2016) International human resource management: contemporary human resource issues in Europe, 3rd ed, Routledge, ISBN 9781138776029 e-book – 9781315773483.



  1. Thite, M. (2019), eHRM, Routledge, ISBN 9781315172729 ebook


  1. Torrington, D., Hall, L. and Taylor, S., Atkinson, C., (2017), Human resource management. 10th Harlow: Financial Times Prentice Hall. ISBN 9781292129099 e-book – 9781292129112.


Useful Journals


There are a number of indicative journals recommended for this module and are accessible electronically through the library link in BBL, or you can access them through the University Library webpage within the Portal. These include:


Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Employee Relations

Human Resource Management Journal

Industrial Labour Organisation (ILO)

International Journal of Human Resource Management

Personnel Today

Xpert HR




Required Reading

  1. Saunders, M., (2009), Research Methods for Business Students, 5th, Prentice Hall. ISBN, 9780273716860 (4th ed 2007 Available as E Book, via MyiLibrary)


Recommended Reading

  1. Brett Davies M., (2007), Doing a Successful Research Project Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods, Palgrave Macmillan


  1. Coghlan,D., Brannick, T., (2005), Doing action research in your own organization, 2nd, Sage Publications,  ISBN 9786610371082 (electronic bk.) Available through MyiLibrary


  1. Collis, J. & Hussey, R. (2009), Business Research: A Practical Guide for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, 3rd Palgrave Macmillan, London. (2nd ed 2003 available as e-book via MyiLibrary)


  1. Corbin, J. & Strauss, A. (2008) Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques & Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.


  1. Creswell, J. W. (2009), Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches, Sage, London.


  1. Easterby-Smith, M., Thorpe, R.,& Lowe, A. (2008) 3rd edition, Management Research: Theory and Practice, Sage, London.  I found Management Research and Business


  1. GillL, J. & Johnson, P. (2002) 3rd edition, Research Methods for Managers, 2nd edition, Sage, London. Also available as e-book.


  1. Kose, J. (2009), How to Conduct Surveys: A Step-By-Step Guide, 4th ed. Sage, London. Kose J Doesn’t exist …it is Arlene Fink


  1. Malhotra, N.K., Birks, D.F. (2007), Marketing research [electronic resource]: an applied approach, 3rd, Pearson Education, ISBN 9780273706892, E-book 9786611552473, available through MyiLibrary


  1. Swetnam, D. (2004), Writing Your Dissertation: How to Plan, Prepare and Present Successful Work, 3d ed. How To Books, Oxford. (2nd. Ed. available as ebook)




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