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Human Resource Management, 9th Edition

Human Resource Management, 9th Edition (Stone et al.) combines quality, trusted content from market leading HRM author Ray Stone with game-changing digital delivery. At 21 chapters, Stone’s 9th edition covers all the content you need.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment. Lecturers are supported with an extensive, easy-to-use teaching and learning package.

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Designed for Learning

In Situ Videos

Newsflash videos from the ABC analyse current issues and affairs, and prompt students to think critically about HR in the media

Aligned Delivery

With 21 chapters and the ability to customise, Stone’s 9th edition has all you need to design a fit-for-purpose resource for your HRM unit

Accessible Content

Concise, engaging, trusted content delivered in digestible chunks to bring your HRM course to life

Powerful Digital Capabilities

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment. Lecturers are supported with an extensive, easy-to-use teaching and learning package.

Select the features from the right hand side menu to see more details.

Wiley Interactive E-Text
Wiley Interactive E-Text
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Practitioner videos
Practitioner videos

Video insights from practitioners help students connect course concepts with real-world local cases


Animations and interactivities embedded at the point of learning bring course concepts to life

Concept check questions
Concept check questions

Students can test their comprehension and get instant feedback with interactive Concept Check questions, embedded at the point of learning.

Search, highlight & annotate
Search, highlight & annotate

Interactive textbook lets students search, highlight and take notes within the text for efficient study

Customisable To Match Your Preferred Topic Progression

  • Chapter 1. Strategic human resource management systems
  • Chapter 2. Human resource planning
  • Chapter 3. Human resource information
  • Chapter 4. Human resource management and the law
  • Chapter 5. Job analysis, job design and quality of work life
  • Chapter 6. Recruiting human resources
  • Chapter 7. Employee selection
  • Chapter 8. Appraising and managing performance
  • Chapter 9. Human resource development
  • Chapter 10. Career planning and development
  • Chapter 11. Employee motivation
  • Chapter 12. Employee remuneration
  • Chapter 13. Employee benefits
  • Chapter 14. Industrial relations
  • Chapter 15. Managing change
  • Chapter 16. Negotiation
  • Chapter 17. Employee health and safety
  • Chapter 18. Managing diversity
  • Chapter 19. International human resource management
  • Chapter 20. Managing international assignments
  • Chapter 21. Assessing HRM effectiveness

Team of Authors


Raymond J. Stone, BA, BCom, DipSocStud. (Melb), MA (Ottawa), PhD (Hong Kong), CMAHRI, has more than 40 years’ experience in international HRM and has held senior positions in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. His work experience covers compensation and benefits, recruitment and selection, psychological appraisal, industrial relations, HRM research, training and development, and strategic human resource planning and policy development. He has taught at Australian, Japanese, Hong Kong and British universities. His articles about negotiation and international HRM have been published in leading academic and business journals in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Chapter 18 in this edition has been updated by Anne Cox. Anne is the Senior Lecturer at the School of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong. After completing her studies at Newcastle, Australia, Anne started her doctoral study at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, United Kingdom. She wrote a thesis on the transfer of HR/IR policies and practices across borders. She was awarded a doctoral degree in 2004. Anne now researches and publishes in four main areas: multinational companies’ HRM/IR policies, the transformation of HRM/IR systems in developing countries, psychological contracts of non-traditional employees, and gender equity.


Chapter 4 in this edition has been updated by John Lunny. John is the Principal of Workplace Resolve Pty Ltd, a Brisbane-based incorporated legal practice, specialising in workplace relations and employment law. Prior to establishing Workplace Resolve, John was a partner at DLA Phillips Fox, Clayton Utz and Dunhill Madden Butler. He was also the principal of his own successful niche practice in Melbourne. John is a Queensland Law Society accredited specialist in workplace relations and employment law and is an Adjunct Professor in the Business School of Griffith University. He is a Chartered Fellow of the UK’s Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow and former State President of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Customise your Learning Path

We offer you the flexibility to design the optimal learning path for your course.

Based on your course goals, you can customise a Wiley resource within your Learning Management System and build a seamless learning design around it. From your LMS, create links to a Wiley textbook’s page, paragraph or even a sentence; keep only what’s relevant, hide sections your students don’t need to see, and create customised reading assignments to allow a truly unique learning experience. Students have fast and easy access to quality, relevant content at the point of learning – with everything they need in one place.

Pricing that Everyone Can Afford

Students can purchase their textbook with interactive eBook code from Wiley Direct: Human Resource Management, 9th Edition (Stone et al.).

Wiley Direct is an initiative of the Wiley Affordability Program. As part of our ongoing commitment to higher education, the Wiley Affordability Program is dedicated to providing students with premium Wiley learning resources at an affordable price.

We believe that every student has a right to access quality resources, no matter what their budget is. Now, we are even better equipped than before to do what we do best; help teachers teach and students learn.



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