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Readership: Key market: undergraduate students taking an introductory course in human resource management as part of a business studies degree.
Ashly Pinnington, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management, Robert Gordon University, and Tony Edwards, King's College London
""The book is an invaluable introduction to HRM. It usefully situated the practice of HRM within appropriate economic and regulatory context", Dr Mark Stuart, University of Leeds"
""A comprehensive, well written and up to date treatment of the subject", Izabela Robinson, University College Northampton"
"'The book covers a wide range of issues and provides an up-to-date overview of the topic area .. The exercises in each chapter provide a range of useful activities which will encourage students to reflect on what they have learnt and apply particular types of analysis.' Dr Huw Morris, Kingston Business School"
Part 1: Definitions
1: What is HRM?
Part 2: Context
2: The Environment of HRM
3: Employment Law
4: Trade Unions and Industrial Relations
Part 3: Managing Human Resources
5: Employee Resourcing and Careers
6: Motivating Employees
7: Financial Rewards and Performance Management
8: Learning and Development
9: Managing Change
Part 4: Future Developments
11: Conclusion: Future Developments