Introducing Human Resource Management 7th edn

Author: Caroline Hook
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292063997
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Business & Economics

“A good, reliable and accurate all round book with lots of useful models that are well explained and illustrated." Gill Christy, Visiting Fellow, University of Portsmouth Introducing Human Resource Management is a lively and engaging introduction to the key topics and issues surrounding people management. Clearly linking HR theory to the work environment, this book explores core areas such as HR strategy and planning, employee engagement, diversity and equality, and talent management and development. The text combines solid academic underpinning with practical examples to allow you to consolidate your learning and apply it in practice. This 7th edition has been fully revised to include: a whole new International HRM chapter the latest developments in equality legislation greater coverage of the increasingly important need to develop and keep talent within organisations more emphasis on employee engagement, equality and diversity a focus on developing your employability skills in areas such as: management of self, management of your learning, problem solving, thinking critically, working with others, data handling, communication and business awareness This text will help you succeed in your studies through: ‘Did you know’ and ‘Pause for thought’ boxes to get you thinking ‘What next’ features to encourage you to find out more about a topic ‘HR in the news’ features containing articles from the Financial Times to promote discussion of real-life examples of HR in practice. 'Review questions' (with answers) to help you check your understanding of a topic 'Improve your employability' exercises to help you develop your skills and employability Introducing Human Resource Management is ideal for a first course in human resource management at undergraduate or professional level, including courses that lead to a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualification. This new edition maps each chapter against the CIPD’s standards. About the authors Margaret Foot has had extensive experience in the field of Human Resource Management, both as a practitioner and as Senior Lecturer in HRM at Huddersfield University Business School. A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, she now focuses on her independent research and writing. Caroline Hook has extensive professional experience in HRM and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD. After many years as Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Huddersfield University Business School, she now focuses mainly on her independent research and writing, whilst doing some teaching in Hong Kong. Andrew Jenkins is Principal Lecturer in the department of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management at the University of Huddersfield. Andrew teaches HRM, Strategic Management and Research Methods within the Business School. He has a doctorate in HRM from the University of Strathclyde and is a member of the Chartered Management Institute and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

An Introduction to Human Resource Management

Author: Nick Wilton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446241295
Release Date: 2010-09-15
Genre: Business & Economics

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

Human Resource Management in a Global Context

Author: Robin Kramar
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: OSU:32435082416652
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Business & Economics

A global, contemporary and critical view of human resource management. Using international examples and case studies, this text covers the basic principles of HRM, whilst exposing students to real world issues facing managers on a daily basis. This text is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand and engage critically with HRM globally.

Work and Organizational Behaviour

Author: John Bratton
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: IND:30000115656203
Release Date: 2007-04-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Work and Organizational Behaviouris a brand new core text for undergraduate and MBA students taking an introductory course in organizational behaviour. It provides both a psychologically and sociologically based view of behaviour in work organisations, from a critical perspective. It is global in coverage and provides students with a comprehensive understanding of organisational behaviour in action.

Exploring Corporate Strategy

Author: Gerry Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0132968495
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Business & Economics

Now in its third edition, this European strategy text covers the underlying concepts, analytical methods and practical implications of corporate strategy, showing how they can be applied successfully to organizations. Providing an understanding of what corporate strategy is and why strategic decisions are important, the authors view corporate strategy in two ways - as a matter of economic analysis and planning, and as a matter of organizational decision making within a social, political and cultural process. Building on the practice of good strategic management, the text will help managers to take decisions about change, and implement change with assurance and skill. The different approaches to formulating strategy are also discussed. processes; more integrated treatment of cultural context of strategy; and critique of Porter's generic strategies and market driven framework for considering generic strategies.

Global management

Author: Eduardo Ibarra Colado
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN: 0761958142
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Business & Economics

This book re-examines management theory `after Globalization'. Combining key names and studies from across the world, it explores the local realities that resist universal theories and that permeate the daily lives of practising managers. The book provides a comprehensive and critical reflection on the widely documented phenomenon of globalization in business. It assesses the implications of the diversity of individual economies and enterprises for general theories of management and concludes by presenting new approaches to the study and research of management and organizations.

Teaching about the Future

Author: P. Bishop
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137020703
Release Date: 2012-06-26
Genre: Business & Economics

The faculty at the University of Houston's program in Futures Studies share their comprehensive, integrated approach to preparing foresight professionals and assisting others doing foresight projects. Provides an essential guide to developing classes on the future or even establishing whole degree programs.

The Globalization of Tourism and Hospitality

Author: Tim Knowles
Publisher: Thomson Learning
ISBN: CORNELL:31924059637433
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

The concept of the Tourism Area Life Cycle or TALC (the idea that there is a fixed pattern in the fortunes of tourist destinations: they're born, they grow, they mature, they stagnate and then they die) first surfaced in 1980, in an obscure Canadian geography journal. Since then, it has become the most written about topic in academic tourism, but only in journals. This will be the first, comprehensive, book-length treatment of the subject, written in such a way that students on tourism courses wil no longer have to spend hours searching for the relevant articles. This book will tell them everything they need to know, and will set out strategic reasons why the TALC need not be as fatalistic as it sounds.

Organizational Behaviour

Author: John Martin
Publisher: Cengage Learning Business Press
ISBN: PSU:000044619619
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This is a comprehensive main-course text for organisational behaviour and related studies, designed to provide a strong critical understanding of both theory and managerial implications.

Employee Relations

Author: Graham Hollinshead
Publisher: Ft Press
ISBN: 027362525X
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Business & Economics

Addressing contemporary issues in the re-shaping of the employment relationship in Britain, this text reviews the position of traditional employee participants and sets out the agenda for the year 2000 and beyond.

The New Walford

Author: Ray Lester
Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited
ISBN: 185604498X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The New Walford highlights the best resources to use when undertaking a search for accurate and relevant information, saving you precious time and effort. For those looking for a selective and evaluative reference resource that really delivers on its promise, look no further. In addition to print sources, The New Walford naturally covers an extensive range of e-reference sources such as digital databanks, digital reference services, electronic journal collections, meta-search engines, networked information services, open archives, resource discovery services and websites of premier organizations in both the public and private sectors. But rather than supplying a list of all available known resources as a web search engine might, The New Walford subject specialists have carefully selected and evaluated available resources to provide a definitive list of the most appropriate and useful.With an emphasis on quality and sustainability the subject specialists have been careful to assess the differing ways that information is framed and communicated in different subject areas. As a result the resource evaluations in each subject area are prefaced by an introductory overview of the structure of the relevant literature. This ensures that The New Walford is clear, easy-to-use and intuitive.Editorial Board:Chair: Ray LesterPeter Clinch; Helen Edwards; Heather Dawson; Susan TarrantSubject Specialists:Wendy Buckle; Patricia Budgen; Peter Chapman; Sheila Corrall; Jonathan Cowley; Heather Dawson; Gillian Dwyer; Tracey Ellis; Gwyneth Price; Lynne Seddon; Angela UptonCompiled by leading subject specialists from internationally renowned organizations, Volume 2 covers 15 broad subject groupings:• Social Sciences (generic)• Psychology• Sociology• Social Work & Social Welfare• Politics• Government• Law• Finance, Accountancy & Taxation• Industries & Utilities• Business & Management• Education & Learning• Sport• Media & Communications• Information & Library Sciences• Tools for Information Professionals.