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Key Concepts in Human Resource Management



September 2010 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Key Concepts in Human Resources Management is an essential guide to the theories and issues that define the field - from the critical debates to the more practical considerations that every student should be aware of.

52 short entries will serve to orientate the student round the need-to-know essentials.

  • Entries will include Employment Tribunals, Benefits, Corporate Social Responsibility, Discipline and Grievance, Control, Employee relations, Incentive schemes, Motivation, Organizational culture, Strategic HRM, Victimisation.
  • A range of relevant HR applications will be given for each term.
  • A selection of recommended readings are suggested for each entry.





 

This very accessible text would be ideal for undergraduate or MBA students of Human Resources Management and Managing in Organizations.


 
Absence Management
 
Assessment/Development Centre
 
Balanced Business Scorecard
 
Behaviour Management
 
Benchmarking
 
Benefits
 
Bullying and Harassment
 
Career Management
 
Competency
 
Compliance/Commitment
 
Contract of Employment
 
Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring
 
Data Protection
 
Discipline and Grievance
 
Discrimination, Diversity and Equality
 
Downsizing, Reorganization, Outsourcing and Redundancy
 
Employee Assistance Programme
 
Employee Communication and Consultation
 
Employee Development
 
Employee Empowerment and Engagement
 
Employee Relations and Conflict
 
Expatriation and International Management
 
Flexibility
 
Human Resource Management (HRM) and Personnel Management (PM)
 
High-Performance Working
 
Human Capital
 
Human Resource Planning
 
Incentive Schemes
 
Interview
 
Job, Job Analysis and Job Design
 
Job Evaluation
 
Knowledge Management
 
Labour Turnover
 
Learning Organization
 
Management Development
 
Negotiation
 
Organizational Culture
 
Organizational Development (OD) and Change
 
Organizational Structure
 
Performance Appraisal
 
Performance Management
 
Psychometric and Other Tests
 
Quality of Working Life and the Psychological Contract
 
Resourcing/Retention
 
Reward Management
 
Statutory Bodies
 
Commission
 
Strategic HRM
 
Succession Planning and Talent Management
 
Team-Working
 
Total Reward
 
Trade Union/Employee Representation
 
Wage Structure

It was really interesting. The chapters are designed in a very organised way, so that any introductory person can learn HRM well.

Mr Essa Ummar Sheriff
CMI, British Institute of Technology & E-commerce
December 10, 2010

good resource - have used it in our new mba human resource issues module descriptor.

Dr Stephen Whitehead
School of Public Policy and Practice, Keele University
December 7, 2010

- The concepts of "industrial relations" (or "labour relations") and "employee share ownerhsip" could be added
- References may be more oriented to academic literature sources (guiding students to further readings...)
- There is a slight cultural bias on UK (e.g., CIPD, statutory bodies)

Dr Thomas Steger
Organization Theory and Management, University of Erfurt
November 22, 2010

Good for use as initial reference for students

Mr Howard Bond
Other, Manchester University
October 26, 2010

The text provides principles and practice in simple way. This test is good for the beginners in HRM. The content of the text is easy to understand for the Japanese students.

Professor De Silva Shanaka
Marketing, Otemon Gakuin University
October 13, 2010

Adequate to supplement the key text

Dr Paschal Anosike
Human Resources Management, Wolverhampton University
October 4, 2010

This is an easy-to-use glossary for those studying the basics of HRM.

Ms Kirsi-Marja Toivanen-Sevrjukova
Business Economics, North Karelia Polytechnic
September 21, 2010

Comprehensive overview. Good design. Maybe some illustrations/graphics would be helpful.

Mr Peter M. Wald
Management , Leipzig University of Applied Sciences
September 19, 2010
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Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: Absence Management


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