Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management

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Strategic human resource management has been taken up by academics, consultants and practitioners alike. However, the integration of human resource strategy with overall business strategy is often easier in theory than in practice. Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management provides a bridge between theory and practice and offers a guide both to formulating human resource strategies and to implementing them. 

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Overview

Strategic human resource management has been taken up by academics, consultants and practitioners alike. However, the integration of human resource strategy with overall business strategy is often easier in theory than in practice. Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management provides a bridge between theory and practice and offers a guide both to formulating human resource strategies and to implementing them. 

Substantially updated, this edition includes new material which reflects important developments in HR strategies linked with those issues which affect HRM on a day to day basis including: 
- Human capital management
- Corporate social responsibility
- Organization development
- Engagement
- Talent management

With key concepts and terms at the beginning of every chapter and summarizing key learning points at the end,  Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management is an extremely practical resource for the classroom.  This new edition which includes case studies, checklists, practical examples, and a special Strategic HRM workbook simplifies the material, making it a valuable reference for students.

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"It will be of major value to the human resources manager since it underscores the strategic importance of HR representation at board level, and demonstrates how each aspect of HR strategy should be linked seamlessly into the global business strategy." — Training Journal 

"Providing a broad overview of human resource management, each chapter in this undergraduate textbook begins with key terms and learning outcomes and ends with key learning points. The final section contains twenty four useful HR tools. This fifth edition includes new material on international human resource management, along with updates on subjects such as engagement, talent management, and corporate social responsibility." — Book News Inc.

Training Journal
"It will be of major value to the human resources manager since it underscores the strategic importance of HR representation at board level, and demonstrates how each aspect of HR strategy should be linked seamlessly into the global business strategy."
Inc. - Book News
"Providing a broad overview of human resource management, each chapter in this undergraduate textbook begins with key terms and learning outcomes and ends with key learning points. The final section contains twenty four useful HR tools. This fifth edition includes new material on international human resource management, along with updates on subjects such as engagement, talent management, and corporate social responsibility."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749463946
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2012
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Armstrong is Joint Managing Partner of e-reward and former Chief Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). His books have sold over 500,000 copies worldwide and are translated into over 20 languages. Among them are Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management, Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management, Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership and, with Duncan Brown, Strategic Reward (all published by Kogan Page).

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