Human Resource Management, 6th Edition

Theory and Practice
Author: John Bratton,Jeff Gold
Publisher: Palgrave
ISBN: 1137586680
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 688
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The contemporary workplace is ever changing. In many countries the effects of economic globalization has seen the rise in zero-hour contracts, the erosion of trade union power and income inequality. In addition, high-performance work systems, business ethics and environmental sustainability are now creating tremendous challenges in many organizations. These developments play out amongst differing national and international contexts. This fluid and diverse environment makes it even more important to understand the myriad of different theories underpinning human resource management and to explore its impact on organizations, managers and workers. This engaging textbook provides an essential introduction to both the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of human resource management; it looks at the way organizations manage human capability, but also exposes the tensions inherent in the employment relationship, encouraging the reader to reflect critically on the realities of contemporary HRM. Building on the success of the previous five editions, this new edition includes: Two new chapters on Ethics in HRM and Green HRM New ‘HRM as I see it’ video interviews with real life HR managers sharing their experiences on managing people in organizations, accessible through a new interactive ebook New ‘HRM and Globalization’ features discussing the particular challenges faced by international organizations New ‘HRM in Practice’ features exploring practical implementation of HR theories Coverage of contemporary themes such as line managers’ roles in HRM, bullying, diversity and inequality Over 100 new references, bringing the discussion right up to date An extensive online resource centre with further teaching and learning materials, accessible at www.palgravehighered.com/bg-hrm-6e.

Human Resource Management, 6th edition

Theory and Practice
Author: John Bratton,Jeff Gold
Publisher: Palgrave
ISBN: 9781137572592
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 688
View: 5818
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The latest offering of the popular textbook from respected author team of John Bratton and Jeff Gold. Authoritatively and expertly written, the sixth edition builds on the enduring strengths of this well-established book, with important updates and revisions to bring it in line with the ever-changing business world. While exploring the practical implementation of human resource management, the book also exposes and confronts the debates and tensions inherent in the employment relationship, encouraging the reader to reflect critically on the realities of contemporary HRM. The myriad of different theories underpinning human resource management are discussed as well as their impact on organizations, managers and workers. The new edition will continue to be a core textbook for HRM modules on undergraduate business and management degree courses, and may also be used on some postgraduate and MBA courses.

Human Resource Management

Theory and Practice
Author: John Bratton,Jeff Gold
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137000953
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 672
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Fully up-to-date revised edition with new exciting real-world features including video interviews with HR managers. In the words of video interviewees for Human Resource Management fifth edition: 'The HR strategy absolutely underpins the business strategy' - Lesley White, HR Director UK and Ireland, Huawei Technologies 'Organisations provide a differential through their people' - Keith Hanlon-Smith, Employee Relations Director, Norland Managed Services This new edition of Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice combines comprehensive text and web material to help you understand the context of the rapidly changing contemporary workplace and the importance of HRM within it. The authors challenge you to think critically and to apply this to the real world of business. Key features include: • Two new chapters on Leadership and management development, and Organisational culture and HRM • HRM and Globalization – sections analysing HRM on an international scale and the challenges of managing people across borders • A focus on contemporary themes such as sustainability, dignity at work, diversity and emotion • HRM as I see it – online video interviews with HR managers at organisations such as Sky, Bupa and Unite the Union, with accompanying questions in the textbook • HRM in Practice sections and Case Studies – demonstrate HRM at work in the real world and encourage you to be analytical about practical issues • Online multi-choice questions and skills development guide - aid your understanding and help you get to grips with writing reports and giving presentations. Visit www.palgrave.com/business/bratton5 for comprehensive supporting materials for lecturers and students, including all-new video interviews with HR professionals.

Human Resource Management at Work


Author: Mick Marchington,Adrian Wilkinson,Rory Donnelly,Anastasia Kynighou
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 1843984369
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 576
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A leading textbook in its field, Human Resource Management at Work provides a clear introduction to the multiple meanings of HRM and the relationship between strategy and HRM. Covering international and comparative HRM as well as HRM and performance, it is filled with case studies and activities to bring the subject to life while summarizing the major forces shaping HRM and looking at the principal theoretical frameworks. Ideal for business and HR students taking a critical look at HRM theory and practice, this fully updated 6th edition of Human Resource Management at Work combines the latest research with real-world examples. Linking theory with practice, it encourages a critical awareness of HRM through case studies, real-world examples and activities. Now with a closer analysis of the forces shaping HRM at work and the growth of insecure work, it also features new case studies, an updated literature review and a stronger emphasis on International and Comparative HRM. Knowledge intensive firms, employee engagement and talent management are discussed in detail as well, as is the role of bodies such as 'Engage for Success' in promoting new methods of working. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.

Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management


Author: Michael Armstrong
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749476834
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 280
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Strategic human resource management has been taken up by academics, consultants and practitioners alike. However, the integration of human resource strategy with overall business strategy is often easier in theory than in practice. Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management provides a bridge between theory and practice, serving as a guide both to formulating human resource strategies and to implementing them. This completely revised sixth edition examines HRM and SHRM as well as organizational and functional strategies from a practical standpoint. It includes brand new chapters on developing and delivering HR strategy, implementing individual performance strategies, creating and executing a corporate social responsibility strategy as well as a new discussion of international HRM strategies. Full of case studies, checklists and practical examples, Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management is an indispensable resource for all those who are involved in putting complex strategy into practice to effect positive and productive change. Online supporting resources include lecture slides, an instructor's manual and a student's manual complete with a bibliography and glossary.

Essentials of Human Resource Management


Author: Shaun Tyson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136155082
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 428
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The field of human resource management changes rapidly. Following the recession, new approaches are needed to succeed in a highly competitive global market place, and HR managers now draw on disciplines such as business strategy, marketing, information systems and corporate social responsibility to meet the need for functional interdependence. Essentials of Human Resource Management, 6th Edition uniquely provides a strategic explanation of how established human resource policies can be adapted to meet new challenges. In addition to a thorough exposition of the main policy areas, this comprehensive text offers an introduction to organizational behaviour studies, incorporates relevant aspects of employee relations, and presents an overview of employment law. This new edition shows how HR managers can: Meet the challenges of international competitiveness through organizational agility. Develop policies in talent management, total rewards and employee engagement. Utilize new technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of HRM Balance business demands with corporate social responsibility Written in an accessible manner, Essentials of Human Resource Management acts as an introduction to the subject for undergraduate students on HRM courses, as well as for postgraduate students on MBA programmes, and it will also be a valuable reference source for line managers. A companion website supports this text with further materials.

The Handbook of Human Resource Management Education

Promoting an Effective and Efficient Curriculum
Author: Vida Gulbinas Scarpello
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412954908
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 464
View: 5879
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The Handbook of Human Resource Management Education provides an aid to discussion of the curriculum necessary to educate Human Resource Management students so that they are successful in their future careers and aid their organizations and society in developing, maintaining, and innovating effective and efficient human resource management practices. This book is helpful to practicing Human Resource Management professionals in assessing their strengths and weaknesses and devising action plans to turn weaknesses into strengths.The handbook seeks answers from a wide variety of scholars and experts in the HR field to the provocative questions:Is there really an HR field as previously defined? Is HR dead or just sleeping?What can be done to change the negative views of HR education and HR practice held by many critics of the discipline in business and academia.

Human Capital Reporting

HCR10 als Standard für eine transparente Personalberichterstattung
Author: Christian Scholz,Thomas Sattelberger
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800642212
Category: Fiction
Page: 208
View: 9042
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Ein Standard für professionelles Human Capital Reporting (HCR) mit aussagefähigen und quantifizierbaren Informationen Der Standard HCR10 beschreibt, wie sich personalwirtschaftlich relevante Tatbestände in der Berichterstattung der Unternehmen niederschlagen sollen. Durch eine derartige Standardisierung erfolgt eine Vereinfachung im Prozess der Berichterstattung. Vor allem aber werden die „HR-Metrics“ durch ihre Strukturäquivalenz lesbar, verstehbar und damit vergleichbar. Zum Inhalt * Der erste Abschnitt dieses Buches betont die Aktualität und Relevanz einer Standardisierung des Human Capital Reportings. Die derzeitige Ausgangslage sowie Ziele und Trends, denen sich das HCR gegenüber sieht, werden verdeutlicht. * Die Systematik des HCR10, welche unmissverständlich klar macht, welche Kennzahlen einen Bericht über Personal (sei es im Geschäfts-, im Nachhaltigkeits- oder im Personalbericht) aussagekräftig machen wird im zweiten Abschnitt vorgestellt. * Der dritte Abschnitt widmet sich der konkreten Ausgestaltung des HC-Reportings. Anhand von illustrativen Beispielen wird verdeutlicht, wie die Berichterstattung der einzelnen geforderten Kennzahlen aussehen kann. * Wer bei der Erstellung eines Berichts welche Aufgaben übernehmen und welche Daten liefern sollte, wird im vierten Abschnitt erörtert. Zudem wird diskutiert, welchen Nutzen ein dem HCR10 entsprechendes Reporting für diverse Interessengruppen wie Personalleiter, Aufsichtsräte, Wirtschaftsprüfer oder Bewerber hat. * Im abschließenden fünften Abschnitt wird eine Vision für das HC-Reporting in Deutschland formuliert. Über die Autoren Prof. Dr. Christian Scholz ist Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Organisation, Personal- und Informationsmanagement an der Universität des Saarlandes. Thomas Sattelberger leitet als Vorstand das Personalressort bei der Deutschen Telekom AG. Dieses Buch ist Pflichtlektüre für HR-Verantwortliche, die sich mit Personal-Controlling und -Reporting befassen – einem wichtigen Thema in großen Unternehmen, aber auch in KMU. Das Buch richtet sich bewusst aber auch an Aufsichtsräte, Vorstände, Wirtschaftsprüfer und Analysten: Sie sollen die hohe Berichtsqualität des HCR10 einfordern und nutzen.

The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management


Author: Peter F. Boxall,John Purcell,Patrick M. Wright
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199282517
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 658
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Human resource management is central to management teaching & research. Presenting the trends & developments, this handbook is divided into: foundations & frameworks; core processes & functions; patterns & dynamics; & measurement & outcomes.

A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice


Author: Michael Armstrong
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749446314
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 982
View: 2077
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A fully updated and revised tenth edition of this classic, best selling textbook. It remains the primary text for all students studying HRM - both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as for students of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) diploma. The Handbook also continues to be an essential reference source for all managers concerned with personnel and HRM issues. This new edition of A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice contains a number of significant additions and revisions including substantial revisions to seventeen chapters and new chapters on: Human Capital Management, the Role of the Front Line Manager; HR Strategies; Developing and Implementing HR Strategies and Learning and Development. The new edition also contains updated material based on recent developments in HRM policy and practice and a wide range of surveys and research projects conducted by professional associations and research bodies.

Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government


Author: Stephen E. Condrey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470616093
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 1056
View: 2424
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HANDBOOK OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT, THIRD EDITION The practice of public human resource management has evolved significantly in recent years due to increased outsourcing, privatization, and the diminution of public employee rights. This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic reference Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government offers authoritative, state-of-the-art information for public administrators and human resource professionals. The third edition features contributions from noted experts in the field, including Donald E. Klingner, Mary E. Guy, Jonathan P. West, Jeffrey L. Brudney, Montgomery Van Wart, J. J. Steven Ott, Norma M. Riccucci, and many more. Praise for the Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government "This third edition of the Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government is an essential resource for scholars, practitioners, and general readers in need of concise summaries of up-to-date, cutting-edge, public personnel administration research. No other handbook on the market more concisely, more comprehensively, more clearly synthesizes this vast, rapidly changing field that remains so vital to effective government performance." —RICHARD STILLMAN, editor-in-chief, Public Administration Review "The Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government comprehensively and seamlessly blends theory and practice. The result is a clear road map that can finally make HR a key player in helping the government meet the unprecedented challenges facing our nation, our states, and our communities." —BOB LAVIGNA, vice president, Research, Partnership for Public Service, Washington, DC "With each successive edition, Condrey's Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government becomes a more essential tool for graduate students who wish to improve their understanding of this field. Condrey's own expertise has enabled him to take contributions from leading experts in the field and shape them into a reader that is comprehensive, engaging, and authoritative." —DONALD E. KLINGNER, University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; former president, American Society for Public Administration; and fellow, National Academy of Public Administration

Human Resource Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industries


Author: Dennis Nickson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0750665726
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 305
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Dennis Nickson takes an integrated look at HRM policies and practices in the tourism and hospitality industries. Utilising existing human resource management theory and practice, it contextualises it to the tourism and hospitality industries by looking at the specific employment practices of these industries.

Human Resource Management in a Business Context


Author: Alan Price
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 9781844805488
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 648
View: 968
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Human Resource Management in a Business Context 3rd edition is a comprehensive introductory textbook addressing the needs of business students studying HRM modules on first year courses and beyond. It approaches the theory and practice of people management from a global perspective firmly placing HRM within a wider business context. This delivers a highly accessible introduction to the subject for students approaching HRM from a range of business-related disciplines. The textbook has a truly international outlook with extensive real-life material from the UK, US, Canada and Australia throughout the book illustrating the practical application of key HRM concepts. This edition includes greater coverage of international HRM, diversity and organizational culture, and highlights HRM 'hot topics' including outsourcing, the aging workforce, and the psychological contract.

Die Kata des Weltmarktführers

Toyotas Erfolgsmethoden
Author: Mike Rother
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593399377
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 301
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Was Toyota so erfolgreich macht, sind vor allem die sogenannten Kata: besondere Denk- und Verhaltensweisen der Mitarbeiter und Routinen, die damit einhergehen. Mike Rother erläutert in der erweiterten Auflage seines Standardwerks anhand zahlreicher Beispiele, wie die Kata funktionieren, und zeigt, wie Führungskräfte sie in ihr Unternehmen integrieren können.

Human Resource Development


Author: Jon M. Werner,Randy L. DeSimone
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538480998
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 688
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This comprehensive text covers the entire field of human resource development, from orientation and skills training, to career and organizational development. It shows how concepts and theory have been put into practice in a variety of organizations. This sixth edition of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT reflects the current state of the field, blending real-world practices and up-to-date research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Human Resource Management


Author: John Stredwick
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750665343
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 481
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An Introduction to Human Resource Management is ideal for those studying HRM for the first time. This straightforward and accessible text takes the reader through both practical and theoretical aspects of the subject and is designed to be used concurrently with semester based teaching, The range and nature of HR work is illustrated by a combination of real life case studies and examples of current research that are presented throughout the text to heighten awareness of key issues involved in HR today. 'A comprehensive and wide-ranging text which examines all major aspects of Human Resource Management in a down to earth and pratical way whilst providing the necessary theoretical underpinning.' Richard Underwood, Senior Lecturer, Business School, Wolverhampton University. 'I found it a strong text and enjoyed reading it It is clear, well written and includes the central issues required by such a text.' Dr Louise Preget, Senior Lecturer, Bournemouth University Business School Key words (needed for web search engines and the like) Human Resource Management, HRM, Personnel, Recruitment, Selection, employees, Performance management *Clear, concise and comprehensive * Up- to date with all relevant new legislation. * New case studies * Teachers Resource Material

Aufklärung jetzt

Für Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt. Eine Verteidigung
Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104030685
Category: Philosophy
Page: 736
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Eine leidenschaftliche Antithese zum üblichen Kulturpessimismus und ein engagierter Widerspruch zu dem weitverbreiteten Gefühl, dass die Moderne dem Untergang geweiht ist. Hass, Populismus und Unvernunft regieren die Welt, Wissenschaftsfeindlichkeit macht sich breit, Wahrheit gibt es nicht mehr: Wer die Schlagzeilen von heute liest, könnte so denken. Doch Bestseller-Autor Steven Pinker zeigt, dass das grundfalsch ist. Er hat die Entwicklung der vergangenen Jahrhunderte gründlich untersucht und beweist in seiner fulminanten Studie, dass unser Leben stetig viel besser geworden ist. Heute leben wir länger, gesünder, sicherer, glücklicher, friedlicher und wohlhabender denn je, und nicht nur in der westlichen Welt. Der Grund: die Aufklärung und ihr Wertesystem. Denn Aufklärung und Wissenschaft bieten nach wie vor die Basis, um mit Vernunft und im Konsens alle Probleme anzugehen. Anstelle von Gerüchten zählen Fakten, anstatt überlieferten Mythen zu glauben baut man auf Diskussion und Argumente. Anschaulich und brillant macht Pinker eines klar: Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt sind weiterhin unverzichtbar für unser Wohlergehen. Ohne sie wird die Welt auf keinen Fall zu einem besseren Ort für uns alle. »Mein absolutes Lieblingsbuch aller Zeiten.« Bill Gates

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben
Author: Timothy Ferriss
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843704457
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA - Management by Absence - und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

Human Resource Management

A Contemporary Approach
Author: Julie Beardwell,Tim Claydon
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9781408271209
Category: Personnel management
Page: 709
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The expert authors of this leading text present a thorough introduction to HRM by exploring a variety of perspectives, styles and arguments. It takes a rigorous, critical approach that makes contemporary developments in Human Resource Management accessible to students. They explore the most pressing and topical themes and debates of today – the effects of HRM on organisational performance, management and leadership development, performance management and employee reward – whilst covering in depth the theory and practice of the operational aspects of HRM. The final part of the text compares trends in HRM around the world, with a particular focus on India and China, as well as the influence of multinational corporations. Human Resource Management is written for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for the CIPD qualifications.

Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management


Author: Günter K. Stahl,Ingmar Björkman,Shad Morris
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849809194
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 624
View: 8648
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Acclaim for the first edition: 'Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management represents a welcome contribution to IHRM literature and will be required readings for both novices and veteran researchers.' – Dana B. Minbaeva, British Journal of Industrial Relations '. . . a rich array of contributors including some of the biggest names in the field.' – Roger Bell, Delta Intercultural Academy The second edition of this Handbook provides up-to-date insight into ground-breaking research on international human resource issues today. These issues are faced by multinational companies which can be as small as one person with a computer and Internet connection or as large as a medium-sized country. Written by the field's most distinguished researchers, the book will stimulate thought for new research and provide a glimpse of where we have been and where we are going. The book explores issues such as the importance of linking IHRM activities to organizational strategy and culture; talent management; staffing; performance management; leadership development; diversity management; international assignment and mobility issues; and the role of IHRM in the management of global teams and cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. The Handbook illustrates that IHRM research is both theoretically deep and eclectic. Drawing upon a range of paradigms and perspectives this compendium will prove invaluable for HRM scholars, doctoral students, and others interested in IHRM research.