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  • Human resource management in the new world of work - Meeting the challenges of Industry 4.0
  • Kokt D
  • ISBN: 9780627038099
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627038105
  • 155 Pages | Published: 2020

The new world of work is characterised by increased globalisation, digitalisation and virtualisation, as well as the continuous emergence of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR or Industry 4.0) technologies. These aspects have irrevocably transformed the world of work, placing increased emphasis on HR professionals to be effective change agents. The role of HR professionals is likely to become more pronounced in the future. Given the numerous challenges South Africa faces within the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the aim of this book is to provide a South Africa perspective on human resource management (HRM) within the new world of work.

By focusing on the HR standards of the South African Board of People Practices (SABPP) the book covers the following aspects:

·         Linking HRM with organisational strategy

·         Industry 4.0 and career management

·         Talent management

·         Talent development

·         Leadership in the new world of work

·         HR Information Systems (HRIS)

·         HR metrics

·         HR service delivery and innovation

·         HR risk management




Chapter 1: Linking Human Resource Management to Organisational Strategy

Chapter 2: Industry 4.0 and the Necessity for Career Management

Chapter 3: Talent Management: Acquisition and Retention 

Chapter 4: Talent Management: Assessment, Rewards and Wellness 

Chapter 5: Talent development

Chapter 6: Leadership in the new world of work

Chapter 7: Digital business and HRIS (HR 4.0)

Chapter 8: Human Resource Measurement, Metrics and Analytics

Chapter 9: Human Resource Service Delivery and Innovation

Chapter 10: HR Risk Management


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