Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice: A Guide to People Management

Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice: A Guide to People Management

by Michael Armstrong
     
 

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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management, now in its 11th edition, is the classic text for all those studying HR or who are entering the profession for the first time. In this new title, Michael Armstrong provides a condensed text that has been rewritten with the non-HR student or professional in mind.

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Overview

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management, now in its 11th edition, is the classic text for all those studying HR or who are entering the profession for the first time. In this new title, Michael Armstrong provides a condensed text that has been rewritten with the non-HR student or professional in mind.

Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice describes the fundamental features of human resource management (HRM). The aim is to provide practitioners and students with a succinct picture of the key processes and activities involved in the effective management of people. This text provides a thorough introduction to the area of HR and includes guidance on what anyone in a managerial role should understand and implement, including:

HR policies and procedures

employee engagement

people resourcing

performance management

employee relations

learning and development

rewarding people

handling people problems

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This 11th edition of a classic text in human resources is condensed and rewritten with the non-HR student or professional in mind. Part I describes human resource management practices, policies, and procedures, human capital management, knowledge management, and corporate social responsibility. Part II covers organizational behavior and employee engagement, and part III details practice areas such as job and role analysis, reward management, and employee well being. Part IV treats people management skills such as managing change and conflict. A 25-page appendix describes the approaches and techniques used in conducting research projects in human resource management. A companion web site has student and instructor resources such as teaching notes, additional case studies, and a glossary." — Book News Inc. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749459895
Publisher:
Kogan Page, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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From the Publisher
This 11th edition of a classic text in human resources is condensed and rewritten with the non-HR student or professional in mind. Part I describes human resource management practices, policies, and procedures, human capital management, knowledge management, and corporate social responsibility. Part II covers organizational behavior and employee engagement, and part III details practice areas such as job and role analysis, reward management, and employee well being. Part IV treats people management skills such as managing change and conflict. A 25-page appendix describes the approaches and techniques used in conducting research projects in human resource management. A companion web site has student and instructor resources such as teaching notes, additional case studies, and a glossary." — Book News Inc. 

Meet the Author

Michael Armstrong is a former Chief Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, joint managing partner of e-reward and an independent management consultant. He has sold over 500,000 books on the subject of HRM (published with Kogan Page), including Armstrong’s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice.

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