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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice
A Guide to the Theory and Practice of People Management
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About the book
Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is the definitive resource for HRM students and professionals, helping readers understand and implement HR to align with business needs.
This book provides detailed coverage of all areas essential to the HR function such as employment law, employee relations, learning and development, performance management and reward management. It also covers the HR skills needed to ensure professional success, including leadership, managing conflict, interviewing and using statistics. It is illustrated throughout in full colour and has a range of pedagogical features to consolidate learning such as source review boxes, key learning points and case studies from international organizations such as IBM, HSBC and Johnson and Johnson. This fully updated 16th edition includes new chapters on managing remote workers and developments in digital human resource management practices. There are also updates to reflect the changes throughout the HR function, such as performance leadership, 'smart' reward and employee wellbeing.
Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is suited to both professionals and students of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It is also aligned with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) profession map so can be used by those studying the Associate Level 5 and Advanced Level 7 qualifications. Online supporting resources include comprehensive handbooks for lecturers and students, lecture slides, all figures and tables, toolkits, and a literature review, glossary and bibliography.
About the authors
Michael Armstrong is the UK's bestselling author of HRM books. With over a million copies sold, his books have been translated into 21 languages. Based in London, UK, he is managing partner of E-Reward and was previously a chief examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Stephen Taylor, Chartered CCIPD, is a senior lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School and a chief examiner for the CIPD.
- Armstrong and Taylor's text provides comprehensive and user-friendly coverage of key concepts and models of HRM, HRM processes and applications together with related delivery strategies. This edition extends and updates earlier versions, and is testimony to its enduring relevance and appeal.
- John Simmons, Lecturer, University of Liverpool Management School (about a previous edition)