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Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR

Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR

Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Michael Armstrong


Develop leadership skills in others and yourself with this book covering essential practical knowledge for the human resources function.

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About the book

To make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing both themselves and others. They also need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what HR managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference.

Written by renowned human resources expert and bestselling author Michael Armstrong, Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR covers in one volume the 'Leading, Managing and Developing People' and 'Developing Skills for Business Leadership' Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) modules. It includes numerous practical features such as case studies, practitioner interviews, exercises and clear learning objectives to aid learning. This is the essential book for HR students and professionals looking to broaden their skills and understanding relating to management and leadership. Online supporting resources include lecture slides, an instructor's manual, a student's manual and a literature review.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Leading, managing and developing people fundamentals
    • Chapter - 01: Leadership
    • Chapter - 02: Management
    • Chapter - 03: Developing people
  • Section - TWO: Human resource management and learning and development
    • Chapter - 04: The essence of human resource management
    • Chapter - 05: The practice of HRM
    • Chapter - 06: The practice of learning and development
    • Chapter - 07: The contribution of HRM and L&D in different types of organizations
    • Chapter - 08: The professional and ethical approach to HRM and L&D
  • Section - THREE: People management processes
  • Section - 09: Motivation
    • Chapter - 10: Commitment
    • Chapter - 11: Employee engagement
    • Chapter - 12: Change management
    • Chapter - 13: Flexible working
    • Chapter - 14: Managing diversity and inclusion
  • Section - FOUR: Leadership, management and learning and development skills
    • Chapter - 15: Leadership skills
    • Chapter - 16: Management skills
    • Chapter - 17: People management skills
    • Chapter - 18: Learning and development skills
    • Chapter - 19: Managing interpersonal relationships at work
    • Chapter - 20: Managing oneself
    • Chapter - 21: Problem solving and decision making
    • Chapter - 22: Analytical, critical and consultancy skills
    • Chapter - 23: Information handling skills
    • Chapter - 24: Business and financial skills
    • Chapter - 25: Postgraduate study skills


The definitive guide on the processes of management and leadership
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A revealing book that will help readers to develop leadership skills in others and guide them towards personal excellence as a leader
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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749478155
  • Edition: 4
  • Published: 3rd November 2016
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 472 pages

About the Author

Michael Armstrong is a former chief examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), managing partner of E-Reward and an independent management consultant. He has spent 25 years as an HR practitioner, including 12 as HR director. He has sold over 500,000 books on the subject of human resource management and is the author of numerous bestselling HR books by Kogan Page.

Michael Armstrong