Description

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

Key Features

*Clear, concise and comprehensive * Up- to date with all relevant new legislation. * New case studies * Teachers Resource Material

Readership

Level 1/2 (first/second year) undergraduates, and for use in introductory post-graduate modules and MBA.

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750665346
Electronic ISBN:
9780080457161

About the author

John Stredwick

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Reviews

'A comprehensive and wide-ranging text which examines all major aspects of Human Resource Management in a down to earth and practical 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