Welcome to the SAGE companion site for HRM Core Concepts, First Edition!

Formerly published by Chicago Business Press, now published by Sage

In HRM Core Concepts, author Jean Phillips provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of human resource management. The central theme of this text is to prepare your students to effectively apply HRM concepts in the areas of hiring, developing, motivating, and retaining the right people, enabling them to become better managers and more effective leaders.

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge Jean Phillips for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.


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