Debates in Consulting Research : Summary articles debate 9 :HRM; Articles by Watson, Devanna, Fombrun & Tichy, Alvesson & Karreman
This is a summary of the three articles that constitute the debate on HRM. This is the ninth debate that deals with Debates in Consulting Research. The articles are; Alvesson & Karreman - Unraveling HRM: Identity, Ceremony, and Control in a Management Consulting Firm Devanna, Fombrun & Tichy - Human Resource Management: A Strategic Perspective Watson - HRM and Critical Social Science Analysis In addition to summaries of the articles, this document also contains my observations from the lecture, and while reading the articles. The summary is written for an open book exam and is therefore compact and contains some ideas for the essay form of the exam.