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Human Resource Management

By Derek Torrington, Stephen Taylor, Laura Hall

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Format: Paperback, 904 pages, 7th edition Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 29 November 2007
This market-leading text provides thorough coverage of all the main areas of human resource management practice. The book is written from a practical perspective in a clear and engaging style. It includes full coverage of operational issues and introduces the major academic debates of relevance to the field. It is written as an introduction for students of HRM at all levels.

Table of Contents

Torrington, Human Resource Management 8th edition TABLE OF CONTENTS Part 1, Human Resource Management in changing times 1 The nature of human resource management 2 The context of human resource management 3 Strategic human resource management 4 Organisation design and flexibility 5 Planning: jobs and people 6 The international dimension Part 2, Resourcing: Getting people in the right places to do the right things 7 Recruitment 8 Selection methods and decisions 9 Staff retention 10 Ending the contract Part 3, Performance through: success through individual and collective achievement 11 The HR/performance link 12 Employee performance management 13 Leadership 14 Managing Attendance and Absence Part 4, Development 15 Organisational change and development 16 Knowledge management and organizational learning 17 Context of employee learning and development 18 Learning and development Part 5, Employee relations 19 Employee voice 20 The legal framework at work 21 Equal opportunities and diversity 22 Discipline and grievance and Part 6, Reward 23: Setting pay 24: Incentives 25: Pensions and benefits Part 7, Contemporary Issues 26 Talent management 27 Ethics and corporate social responsibility 28 The changing HR function 29 Information technology and human capital measurement 30 Health and Wellbeing Part 8

About the Author

Derek Torrington is Emeritus Professor of Management, University of Manchester. Laura Hall and Stephen Taylor are both Senior Lecturers in HRM at Manchester Metropolitan University, as well as National Examiners for the CIPD.

EAN: 9780273710752
ISBN: 0273710753
Publisher: Financial Times Prentice Hall
Dimensions: 26.3 x 19.8 x 3.2 centimetres (1.67 kg)
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