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Resourcing and Talent Management

Resourcing and Talent Management

Stephen Taylor

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Gain a comprehensive view of fundamental management issues with this textbook that underpins theory with practical guidance.

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About the book

Resourcing and Talent Management is the essential companion for the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Resourcing and Talent Management module. Mapped to the CIPD unit, this textbook offers broad and accessible coverage of topics such as employment markets, flexibility, fairness, diversity, human resource planning, recruitment, employer branding, retention and retirement. Dismissals and redundancy are also discussed in depth.

This fully updated 6th edition of Resourcing and Talent Management includes more international content and examples, content on technological developments including e-recruitment and resourcing through social media and increased coverage of ethics and CSR. Its comprehensive scope makes it ideal for those studying any resourcing, talent management or recruitment and selection module. Online supporting resources for lecturers include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and feedback on exercises in the book. Student resources include web links for each chapter.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 02: Employment Markets and Regulation;
    • Chapter - 03: Flexibility;
    • Chapter - 04: Fairness and Diversity;
    • Chapter - 05: Human Resource Planning;
    • Chapter - 06: Job Analysis and Job Design;
    • Chapter - 07: Recruitment Advertising;
    • Chapter - 08: Alternative Recruitment Methods;
    • Chapter - 09: Employer Branding;
    • Chapter - 10: Selection - The Classic Trio;
    • Chapter - 11: Advanced Methods of Employee Selection;
    • Chapter - 12: The New Employee;
    • Chapter - 13: Succession Planning;
    • Chapter - 14: Measuring and Analysing Employee Turnover;
    • Chapter - 15: Improving Employee Retention;
    • Chapter - 16: Retirement;
    • Chapter - 17: Dismissals;
    • Chapter - 18: Redundancy;
    • Chapter - 19: Resourcing and Talent Management Strategies;
    • Chapter - 20: The Future of Work


An excellent, well written book that covers the range of recourcing and talent management issues facing organisations today in a manner which is both comprehensive yet accessible. This is essential reading for any student studying employee resourcing.
Dr. Samantha Evans, Lecturer in Industrial Relations and HRM, University of Kent, UK


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Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843983576
  • Edition: 6
  • Published: 24th February 2014
  • Paperback
  • Format: 245x190
  • 456 pages

About the Author

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

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