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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Gain a complete understanding of how to develop all the key areas of the HR function with this one-stop shop handbook by the UK's bestselling HRM author.
EAN: 9780749498276
Edition: 15
Format: 246x189
776 pages

About the book

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is the bestselling and definitive resource for HRM students and professionals to understand and implement HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole. It contains in-depth coverage of all the areas essential to the HR function such as employment law, employee relations, learning and development, performance and reward, as well as the HR skills needed to ensure professional success, including those related to leadership, managing conflict, interviewing and using statistics. In full-colour and with a range of pedagogical features to consolidate learning including source review boxes, key learning points summaries and case studies from international organizations such as IBM, HSBC and Johnson and Johnson, this fully updated fifteenth edition includes new chapters on the HRM role of line managers, evidence-based HRM, E-HRM and the gender pay gap as well as further case studies and updated wider content with the latest research and developments.

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is aligned with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) profession map and standards and is ideally suited to both professionals and those studying HR qualifications, including undergraduate degrees and the CIPD's level 5 and 7 qualifications. Online supporting resources include comprehensive handbooks for lecturers and students, lecture slides, questionnaire, checklist toolkits, a literature review, glossary and bibliography.

About the authors

Michael Armstrong

Michael Armstrong is the UK's bestselling author of Human Resource Management books including Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management, Armstrong's Handbook of Reward Management Practice and Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management and several other titles published by Kogan Page. His books have sold over a million copies and have been translated into twenty-one languages.

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Stephen Taylor

Stephen Taylor is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School and a Chief Examiner for the CIPD. Before his academic career he worked in a variety of management roles in the hotel industry and in the NHS. He is also a widely published author, having co-authored Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, also published by Kogan Page.

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There is a reason why Michael Armstrong's HR books represent a gold standard: they are both thorough and academically rigorous but benefit from real world experience and an informed perspective on practice.

Robert Jeffrey, Editor, People Management magazine