Instructors and students ultimately determine the value of any higher education textbook. In its 7th Edition, Canadian Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach earned new adoptions and re-adoptions in more than sixty universities and colleges in Canada and became the best selling Human Resource Management text in the country. The text focuses on the strategic contribution of the human resource function in organizations. Its balanced coverage of both theory and practice; and emphasis on readability has endeared this text to hundreds of instructors and thousands of students in Canada. Schwind et al presents key HRM concepts, issues, and practices in the Canadian environment.