Skip to Main Content

MHRM 6605 Strategic Human Resource Management: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MHRM 6605 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

Enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Becker, B., & Huselid, M. (2006). Strategic HRM: Where do we go from here? Journal of Management, 32(6), 898-925.

Becton, J.B., & Schraeder, M. (2009). Strategic human resources management: Are we there yet? The Journal for Quality and Participation, 31(4), 11-18.

Boudreau, J. W., & Ramstad, P. M. (2006). Talentship and HR measurement and analysis: From ROI to strategic organizational change. Human Resource Planning, 29(1), 25-33.

Cappelli, P., Singh, H., Singh, J.V., & Useem, M. (2010). Leadership lessons from India. Harvard Business Review, 88(3), 90-97.  

Clardy, A. (2008). The strategic role of human resource development in managing core competencies. Human Resource Development International, 11(2), 183-197.

Collings, D.G., & Mellahi, K. (2009). Strategic talent management: A review and research agenda. Human Resource Management Review, 19(4), 304-313.

Davenport, T.H., Harris, J., Shapiro, J. (2010). Competing on talent analytics. Harvard Business Review, 88(10), 52-58.

Dyer, L. (1984). Studying human resource strategy: An approach and an agenda. Industrial Relations, 23(2), 156-169.

Dyer, L., Ericksen, J. (2005). In pursuit of marketplace agility: Applying precepts of self-organizing systems to optimize human resource scalability. Human Resource Management, 44(2), 183-188.  

Freiling, J. M., Gersch, & Cogeke, C. (2008). On the path towards a competency based theory of the firm. Organizational Studies, 29(8-9), 1143-1164.

Kraaijenbrink, J., Spnder, J., & Groen, A. (2010). The resource-based view: A review and assessment of its critiques. Journal of Management, 36(1), 349-372.

Kim, S., Wright, P. M., & Zhongxing, S. (2010). Human resource management and firm performance in China: A critical review. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 48(1), 58-85.

Lengnick-Hall, M. L., Lengnick-Hall, C. A., Andrade, L. S., & Drake, B. (2009). Strategic human resource management: The evolution of the field. Human Resource Management Review, 19(2), 64-85.

Lepak, D., & Shaw, J. (2008). Strategic HRM in North America: Looking to the future. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19(8), 1486-1499.

Mahoney-Phillips, J., & Adams, A. (2010). Getting the measure of HR. Strategic HR Review, 9(1), 5-9.

Pfeffer, J. (1995). Producing sustainable competitive advantage through the effective management of people. Academy of Management Executive, 9(1), 55-69.

Porter, M. E. (2008). The five competitive forces that shape strategy. Harvard Business Review, 86(1), 78-93.

Pritchard, K. (2010). Becoming an HR strategic partner: tales of transition. Human Resource Management Journal, 20(2), 175-188.

Ramaswamy, V., Gouillart, F. (2010). Building the co-creative enterprise. Harvard Business Review, 88(10), 100-109.

Russwurm, S., Hernández, L., Chambers, S., Chung, K. (2011). Developing your global know-how. Harvard Business Review, 89(3), 70-75.

Schuler, R. S., Jackson, S.E., & Tarique, I. (2011). Global talent management and global talent challenges: Strategic opportunities for IHRM. Journal of World Business,46(4): 506-516.

Schuler, R., & Tarique, I. (2010). Global talent management: Literature review, integrative framework, and suggestions for further research. Journal of World Business, 45(2), 122 -133.

Shimoni, B., & Bergmann, H. (2006). Managing in a changing world: From multiculturalism to hybridization--The production of hybrid management cultures in Israel, Thailand, and Mexico. Academy of Management Perspectives, 20(3), 76-89.

Tarique, I., & Schuler, R. (2008). Emerging issues and challenges in global staffing: A North American perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19(8), 1397-1415.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

If you have questions about your required course textbooks, please contact Customer Care at