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Human Resource Management_p10

By Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Carol Atkinson, Stephen Taylor

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Format: Paperback, 720 pages, 10th New edition Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 17 January 2017
"This is a highly engaging text on the theory and practice of HRM that is strongly recommended to both students and professionals."Dr Aikaterini Koskina, UG Course Director for HRM, Keele University For three decades, this text has been the leading introduction to HRM for students at all levels, including those on CIPD-accredited courses. Comprehensive yet accessible, Human Resource Management covers all major areas of the field and is renowned for its readable and engaging style. This tenth edition has been thoroughly updated with the economic, social and legal employment practice changes and is specifically designed to be relevant to the issues and debates facing HRM today. Its key features include:A new chapter on 'HRM around the world' and technological advances in relation to HRM such as use of analytics and big data New topics on asynchronous recruitment, agile organisations, dynamic capability and HR planning 'Theory into Practice' and 'Window on Practice' that enable students to understand and apply HRM concepts through practical examples Activities and discussion boxes that encourage critical thinking and understanding A new chapter on advanced skills, and emphasis on employability of skills extends the useful and varied skills section About the authorsDerek Torrington is Emeritus Professor of Management, University of Manchester.Laura Hall is now a freelance academic and has carried out work for a wide range of bodies, including the CIPD.Stephen Taylor is a senior lecturer in HRM at the University of Exeter Business School, and a Chief Examiner for the CIPD.Carol Atkinson is Professor of HRM, and Director of the Centre for People and Performance, at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, and a member of the CIPD Manchester Branch Committee.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Human Resource Management in a changing world 1 The Nature of HRM 2 The Global Context of HRM 3 Comparative HRM 4 Strategic HRM5 HR Planning and Analytics 6 Employability: Basic HR skills Part 2 Resourcing 7 Organisational Flexibility and Agility 8 Recruitment 9 Selection Methods and Decisions 10 Employability: Skills in resourcing Part 3 Performance 11 Employee Performance Management 12 Leading people 13 Engagement and Retention 14 Managing Attendance and Absence 15 Employability: skills in performance Part 4 Development 16 Organisation development and change 17 The Context of Employee Learning and Development 18 Learning and Development 19 Talent and Career Development 20 Employability: skills in learning and development Part 5 Employee Relations 21 Employee Voice 22 The Legal Framework of Work 23 Equal Opportunities and Diversity 24 Employability: skills in employment relations Part 6 Reward 25 Total Reward and Setting Pay 26 Incentives 27 Pensions and Benefits 28 Employability: skills in payment Part 7 Contemporary Issues 29 Ethics and Reputational Management 30 Managing the HR Function 31 Health and Wellbeing 32 Managing the International Workforce 33 Advanced HR Skills

About the Author

Derek Torrington is Emeritus Professor of Management, University of Manchester.Laura Hall is now a freelance academic and has carried out work for a wide range of bodies, including the CIPD. Stephen Taylor is a senior lecturer in HRM at the University of Exeter Business School, and a Chief Examiner for the CIPD. Carol Atkinson is Professor of HRM, and Director of the Centre for People and Performance, at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, and a member of the CIPD Manchester Branch Committee.

EAN: 9781292129099
ISBN: 1292129093
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Dimensions: 26.5 x 19.5 centimetres (1.32 kg)
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