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Managing Employment Relations

Understand all the key aspects of employment relations and how they apply in practice with this comprehensive textbook.
EAN: 9781789661453
Edition: 7
Format: 245 x 190
472 pages

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About the book

Employment relations is concerned with the relationship between employees and their employers - one of the most important aspects of an HR role. Managing Employment Relations will give students a thorough grounding in the processes, context and practical application of employment relations and the skills they need for a successful career in HR.

Covering everything from the legal aspects of employment relations, essential policies, strategies and the changing social context to conflict resolution, mediation, employee engagement and workplace discipline, Managing Employment Relations is an indispensable guide. With brand new content on gig economy workers, supporting diversity in the workplace, individual and group policies and the need for greater transparency in the employer-employee relationship, this book is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of employment relations. Mapped to the CIPD Level 7 module in employment relations and full of case studies and exercises to help students understand the practical application of the core topics, this is an essential textbook for postgraduate HR students and practitioners in an employment relations role. Online resources include a lecturer guide, lecture slides, sample essay questions and additional case studies for students and lecturers as well as annotated weblinks.

About the authors

Tony Bennett is a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Research on Organizations, Work and Employment at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Richard Saundry
is a Professor of HRM and Employment Relations at the University of Sheffield, UK.

Virginia Fisher is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter Business School, Exeter, UK.

  • This textbook is essential reading for any student or practitioner in the field of HRM. It gives readers both practical and academic guidance to help them manage employment relations in the workplace. The topics are discussed clearly, with examples and case studies used to bring the subjects to life- I cannot recommend it highly enough!
  • Dr Jasmine Kelland, Lecturer in Human Resource Studies, Programme Leader MA HRM and BA(hons) HRM, Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth

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