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Human Resource Management

People and Organisations

Gain a thorough understanding of the key HR topics which affect employees and the overall business with this comprehensive textbook.
Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
EAN: 9781398606937
Edition: 3
Format: 246x189
272 pages

About the book

Human Resource Management: People and Organisations provides thorough coverage of key HR topics and their context to enable students to excel in their academic studies and begin a successful career as a people professional.

Now fully updated for a third edition, Human Resource Management: People and Organisations covers everything from HR service and delivery and essential UK employment law through to resourcing and talent planning, employee engagement and reward management. There is also expert discussion on organisation design and development as well as advice on how to improve organisational performance. This edition also includes a brand new chapter on people management in an international context.

Fully supported by a range of pedagogical features including learning outcomes to summarise the content that will be covered in each chapter and track progress, reflective activities to consolidate learning and further reading suggestions to support wider engagement with areas of particular interest, this book is ideal reading for anyone studying the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management. Case studies throughout also help students understand how the theory applies in practice. Online resources include Powerpoint slides, a lecturer guide and annotated web links.

About the authors

Stephen Taylor, Chartered CCIPD, is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School, UK and also a Chief Examiner for the CIPD. Based in Devon, UK, he previously taught at Manchester Business School and Manchester Metropolitan University Business School and has worked in a variety of management roles in the hotel industry and in the NHS.

Professor Carol Woodhams is Professor of Human Resource Management and Head of Department of People and Organisations at the University of Surrey, UK. She has held various positions within the CIPD including National Examiner for Designing and Delivering Training and Editor of the flexible learning materials at Intermediate and Advanced levels and is based in Surrey, UK.