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“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.
For undergraduate business and management courses, as well as CIPD-accredited courses.
Develop skills to put theory into practice, using academic research and current issues
Human Resource Management, 11th Edition, by Torrington, Hall, Taylor and Atkinson is praised for its comprehensive scope of topics, coverage of important HRM issues and succinctness. It is a great introduction to human resources for students pursuing undergraduate business and management courses, as well as those on CIPD accredited courses. Human resource management helps those aspiring to or working in HR or management roles. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated with the economic, social and legal employment practice changes and is specifically designed to cover the issues and debates facing HRM today, backed up by academic research.
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