An Introduction to Human Resource Management

Author: John Stredwick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750665343

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 481

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An Introduction to Human Resource Management is ideal for those studying HRM for the first time. This straightforward and accessible text takes the reader through both practical and theoretical aspects of the subject and is designed to be used concurrently with semester based teaching, The range and nature of HR work is illustrated by a combination of real life case studies and examples of current research that are presented throughout the text to heighten awareness of key issues involved in HR today. 'A comprehensive and wide-ranging text which examines all major aspects of Human Resource Management in a down to earth and pratical way whilst providing the necessary theoretical underpinning.' Richard Underwood, Senior Lecturer, Business School, Wolverhampton University. 'I found it a strong text and enjoyed reading it It is clear, well written and includes the central issues required by such a text.' Dr Louise Preget, Senior Lecturer, Bournemouth University Business School Key words (needed for web search engines and the like) Human Resource Management, HRM, Personnel, Recruitment, Selection, employees, Performance management *Clear, concise and comprehensive * Up- to date with all relevant new legislation. * New case studies * Teachers Resource Material
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An Introduction to Human Resource Management

Author: Nick Wilton

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446241297

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

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This exciting new introductory text in human resource management moves beyond a prescriptive approach to provide a holistic overview of the role of HRM in its contemporary context. Acknowledging and reflecting upon key trends in HRM, the labour market and the broader economy, the author offers critical discussion of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding HRM. Includes accessible learning features to help you best explore the material, including: - 'research', 'ethics' and 'international' insight boxes; - chapter summaries and objectives; - self-test questions; - recommended reading; - end of chapter case studies. An accompanying companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk/wilton) provides you with full-text journal articles, extended case studies, weblinks and a glossary. The website also provides an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides and a multiple-choice test bank for lecturers. This book is essential reading for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for their CIPD qualifications. Nick Wilton is Senior Lecturer in HRM at Bristol Business School at the University of the West of England. "Well-researched, well-written, and is clearly signposted and structured for the reader. The learning objectives at the outset of every chapter act as a clear guide for each topic explored. Additional references and further reading are also offered to the student seeking deeper knowledge. Case studies, throughout the book, bring the HRM theories to life and demonstrably link these with practice. Wilton’s book is an extremely useful core text for students of HRM and a welcome addition to HRM resources" - Denise Bagley, Principal Lecturer in Human Resource Management, London South Bank University
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An Introduction to Human Resource Management

An Integrated Approach

Author: Michael L. Nieto

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 0230216234

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Through a practical, integrated approach, this text offers a concise and accessible introduction to Human Resource Management. Contemporary and up-to-date, with engaging cases and activities throughout, readers are fully involved in the learning process, with exercises and questions introducing them to important topics. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/business/nieto/home.htm
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An Introduction to Human Resource Management

Author: Wendy Bloisi

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780077109684

Category: Personnel management

Page: 486

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An Introduction to Human Resource Management provides a complete overview of the subject for an introductory module. Its accessible and straightforward style presents essential HR topics from job design, recruitment and selection, to reward, training and development. The book also offers students an insight into contemporary concerns for practicing HR professionals, such as flexible working, diversity in the organisation, the global workforce, work life balance and the impact of technology on working life. Structured around engaging case studies and thought-provoking examples and exercises, the chapters encourage students to consistently apply their knowledge to practical situations.
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Introduction to Human Resource Management

Author: Paul Banfield,Rebecca Kay

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199291526

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 388

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Co-written by an HR lecturer and an HR practitioner, this introductory textbook provides academic and practical insights which convey the reality of human resource management. The range of real life cases and learning features enables students to quickly understand the issues in practice as well as theory, and brings the subject to life.
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Introduction to Human Resource Management

A Guide to HR in Practice

Author: Charles Leatherbarrow,Janet Fletcher

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 1843983354

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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Introduction to Human Resource Management is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject of HRM. Drawing on the authors' experiences in both the public and private sectors, and underpinned by academic theory, this textbook follows the logical sequence of the employment cycle and shows how human resource management plays out in practice. It covers organizational culture, the role of the HR practitioner, HR planning, recruitment and selection, talent management, L&D, motivation and performance, health and safety, diversity and equality, employment law, change management and handling and managing information. With a range of pedagogical features, including contemporary case studies and review questions, Introduction to Human Resource Management maps to the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in HR Practice and is also ideal for foundation and undergraduate students encountering HRM for the first time. This fully updated 3rd edition has been revised and expanded to include the rise of social media and e-recruitment, the ideas of employer branding, onboarding and socialization for attracting and retaining staff, new methods for delivering learning and development events and updates on legislation. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.
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Introduction to Human Resource Management

Theory and Practice

Author: Linda Maund

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780333912430

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 726

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This text is aimed at students studying a first course in human resource management. Its structure, style and language have all been developed to make an accessible text for HRM courses at undergraduate, HND and IPD diploma level, especially those where students have no prior knowledge. It offers a wealth of pedagogical features to help students get to grips with the basic theory of HRM, including learning outcomes for each chapter, a framework case study, case vignettes, longer cases at the end of each part, chapter summaries, self test questions, activities, points to ponder, class discussion questions, project questions, in text definitions and in text cross referencing. The book is accompanied by a resource website for lecturers providing extra teaching materials and solutions password protected for lecturers and also conversion notes from the current most popular texts. In addition a student website will offer free access to a bulletin board for students to exchange tips and ask for help.
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European Human Resource Management

An Introduction to Comparative Theory and Practice

Author: Timothy Clark

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780631193685

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 286

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European Perspectives on Human Resource Management is designed to provide students with an understanding of HRM in Europe. Written by experts from Britain, Denmark, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Spain and Sweden, the book explores whether there is a single, shared conception of HRM which transcends national boundaries. It shows how such factors as cultural values, the industrial relations system, the leagl system and systems of education influence the ways in which the employment relationship is structured and concieved.
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Personalmanagement

Author: Rolf Bühner

Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag

ISBN: 3486700324

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

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Das Buch will Studierende – mit oder ohne Praxisbezug – mit Lerninhalten eines modernen Personalmanagements vertraut machen, die für eine zukunftsorientierte Unternehmensführung unerlässlich sind. Es will Verständnis für die betriebswirtschaftlichen und sozialen Grundlagen des Umgangs mit Mitarbeitern wecken und Wissen über die zentralen Personalaufgeben in einem Unternehmen vermitteln. Neu in das Buch aufgenommen wurden personalökonomische Fragestellungen, die zur Fundierung und Erklärung personaler Entscheidungszusammenhänge beitragen sollen. Besonderer Wert wurde auf Verständlichkeit und Praxisnähe gelegt.
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Essentials of Human Resource Management

Author: Shaun Tyson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136155082

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 428

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The field of human resource management changes rapidly. Following the recession, new approaches are needed to succeed in a highly competitive global market place, and HR managers now draw on disciplines such as business strategy, marketing, information systems and corporate social responsibility to meet the need for functional interdependence. Essentials of Human Resource Management, 6th Edition uniquely provides a strategic explanation of how established human resource policies can be adapted to meet new challenges. In addition to a thorough exposition of the main policy areas, this comprehensive text offers an introduction to organizational behaviour studies, incorporates relevant aspects of employee relations, and presents an overview of employment law. This new edition shows how HR managers can: Meet the challenges of international competitiveness through organizational agility. Develop policies in talent management, total rewards and employee engagement. Utilize new technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of HRM Balance business demands with corporate social responsibility Written in an accessible manner, Essentials of Human Resource Management acts as an introduction to the subject for undergraduate students on HRM courses, as well as for postgraduate students on MBA programmes, and it will also be a valuable reference source for line managers. A companion website supports this text with further materials.
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Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management

Author: Günter K. Stahl,Ingmar Björkman

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1845428234

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

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In providing an insightful overview of a wide range of global human resource issues facing MNCs, this pathbreaking Handbook highlights emergent topics and new research findings that could shape the field of future IHRM research. Theoretical discussion of the variables and processes that affect IHRM policies and practices is provided by renowned contributors with widely differing academic backgrounds, paradigmatic orientations, and theoretical and methodological approaches.
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Introduction to Human Resource Management

A Guide to Personnel in Practice

Author: Donald Currie

Publisher: Cipd

ISBN: 9781843981398

Category: Personnel management

Page: 316

View: 7171

Offering a basic and practical approach to HR and Personnel issues, Introduction to Human Resource Management caters for both CIPD students on the Certificate in Personnel Practice and non-CIPD students on foundation programmes or first year undergraduates taking an introduction to HR module. This text takes account of the fact that in addition to developing a sound understanding of the relevant underlying ideas, theoretical concepts and matters of professional practice, students at these levels need to develop competence in their practical application. This book is designed, therefore, to achieve an appropriate academic-practical balance. The text is designed for all students studying: The CIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice non-CIPD students on foundation programmes or first yearUG’s taking an intro to HR module.
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A Textbook of Human Resource Management

Author: R.S. Dwivedi

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House

ISBN: 9788125919131

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 397

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This Book Is Designed For Management Students Interested In The Conceptual Background And Content That Is Essential For Understanding The Relevant Issues In Human Resource Management (Hrm). It Emphasizes A General Management Approach To Hrm To Meet The Ch
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Introduction to Human Resource Management

Author: Ashly Pinnington,Tony Edwards

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198775430

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 305

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Introduction to Human Resource Management (HRM) is a textbook designed primarily for undergraduates new to the subject. Written in a concise and accessible style, it is ideal for introductory courses and modular programmes. The student is supplied with a range of source materials, discussion questions, and references for assignment work and guided study. The contents draw upon two fundamental traditions inherent within human resource management: one which takes an individual, psychological focus and another which starts from an industrial relations perspective. Pinnington and Edwards' account covers all the main elements of HRM and focuses on contemporary developments, setting them within the internal organizational and wider environmental contexts. The book fosters a good understanding of the management of human resources and encourages critical thinking on theory and practice.
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Human Resource Management

Key Concepts and Skills

Author: P B Beaumont

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803988156

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

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This major textbook meets the clear need for a substantial but accessible introduction to the practice of human resource management (HRM) within the context of relevant theory and current debates. In a discussion that ranges from the strategic and policy aspects of HRM to the day-to-day processes of employee management, the author identifies and explores key concepts and skills. Distinctive features of the book include: a focus on issues of direct relevance to all line managers, not just to human resource specialists; a combination of a knowledge-based approach with a practical introduction to the most important skills; numerous examples, encapsulating concepts and techniques in clear tables, and a teaching appendix of discuss
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