Introduction to Human Resource Management


  • John Stredwick, Senior Lecturer, Luton Business School and a consultant on Reward and Flexible Working Practices

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 SchoolKey words (needed for web search engines and the like)Human Resource Management, HRM, Personnel, Recruitment, Selection, employees, Performance management
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Level 1/2 (first/second year) undergraduates, and for use in introductory post-graduate modules and MBA.


Book information

  • Published: May 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-6534-6

Table of Contents

Recruitment, Selection, Effective ways of working, Relationship with employees, Performance management, Rewarding employees, Learning and Development, Health and Safety, International perspective