Language : English
Published : 2017-01-17
Pages : 720
Human Resource Management
“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.
About the Author
Pete Cardon teaches management communication, international business communication, and advanced business writing at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His primary research interests are intercultural communication and computer-mediated communication. Pete is currently a board member for the Association of Business Communication and the Orchid Foundation. Prior to joining USC, Pete taught at the University of South Carolina for six years and Utah State University for three years. Before working in higher education, he held several marketing and management positions in the tourism and manufacturing industries. Along the way, he has worked in China for three years and traveled to approximately forty countries for work and research.
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