Key Concepts in Human Resource Management

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The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Concepts in Human Resource Management is an essential guide to the theories and issues that define the field-from the ...

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Overview

The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Concepts in Human Resource Management is an essential guide to the theories and issues that define the field-from the critical debates to the more practical considerations that every student should be aware of.

52 short and snappy entries will serve to orientate the student round the need-to-know essentials.

Entries include:

Employment Tribunals, Benefits, Corporate Social Responsibility, Discipline and Grievance, Control, Employee Relations, Incentive Schemes, Motivation, Organizational Culture, Strategic HRM, Victimisation.

A range of relevant HR applications for each term.

A selection of recommended readings.

This accessible text would be ideal for undergraduate or MBA students of Human Resources Management and Managing in Organizations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847873316
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/14/2010
  • Series: SAGE Key Concepts Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Absence Management 4

Assessment/Development Centre 10

Balanced Business Seorecard 15

Behaviour Management 21

Benchmarking 25

Benefits 31

Bullying and Harassment 36

Career Management 41

Competency 47

Compliance/Commitment 53

Contract of Employment 59

Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring 64

Data Protection 69

Discipline and Grievance 74

Discrimination, Diversity and Equality 79

Downsizing, Reorganisation, Outsourcing and Redundancy 85

Employee Assistance Programme 91

Employee Communication and Consultation 95

Employee Development 100

Employee Empowerment and Engagement 107

Employee Relations and Conflict 112

Expatriation and International Management 117

Flexibility 124

Human Resource Management (HRM) and Personnel Management (PM) 129

High Performance Working 134

Human Capital 140

Human Resource Planning 144

Incentive Schemes 149

Interview 154

Job, Job Analysis and Job Design 159

Job Evaluation 164

Knowledge Management 169

Labour Turnover 174

Learning Organisation 179

Management Development 185

Negotiation 190

Organisational Culture 195

Organisational Development (OD) and Change 200

Organisational Structure 205

Performance Appraisal 211

Performance Management 217

Psychometric and Other Tests 221

Quality of Working Life and the Psychological Contract 226

Resourcing/Retention 233

Reward Management 238

Statutory Bodies (ACAS; Central Arbitration Committee (CAC); Employment Tribunals; Health and Safety Exectutive (HSE); Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC); Low Pay Commission) 244

Strategic HRM 252

Succession Planning and Talent Management 257

Teamworking 261

Total Reward 267

Trade Union/Employee Representation 273

Wage Structure 278

Index 283

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