Personnel Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

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This new edition of Personnel Management in Britain provides analysis of recent thinking and developments. Contributions from leading experts offer a treatment of personnel management in the 'lean organization' and the 'extended organization', as well as the main issues in each of the key areas of planning and resourcing, performance management, training and development, involvement and participation and management-trade union 'partnership' agreements." "Personnel Management offers an analysis of what is ...
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Overview

This new edition of Personnel Management in Britain provides analysis of recent thinking and developments. Contributions from leading experts offer a treatment of personnel management in the 'lean organization' and the 'extended organization', as well as the main issues in each of the key areas of planning and resourcing, performance management, training and development, involvement and participation and management-trade union 'partnership' agreements." "Personnel Management offers an analysis of what is happening in personnel management and a framework within which to understand both present and likely future trends, including the challenges of Europeanization following the UK's signature of the 'social chapter' of the EU Maastricht Treaty and the launch of the critical state of Economic and Monetary Union.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780631212911
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1999
  • Edition description: 3RD, REVISED
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 416

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Pt. 1 Personnel Management in Context 1
1 Personnel Management in Perspective 3
2 Personnel Management in the Lean Organization 43
3 Personnel Management in the Extended Organization 70
Pt. 2 Planning and Resourcing 91
4 Manpower or Human Resource Planning - What's in a Name? 93
5 Recruitment and Selection 111
6 Still Wasting Resources? Equality in Employment 137
Pt. 3 Employee Development 171
7 Towards the Learning Organization? 173
8 Management Development 195
9 Managing Careers 218
Pt. 4 Pay and Performance 239
10 From Performance Appraisal to Performance Management 241
11 Remuneration Systems 264
12 Managing Working Time 287
Pt. 5 Work Relations 315
13 Discipline: Towards Trust and Self-discipline? 317
14 Direct Participation 340
15 Management and Trade Unions: Towards Social Partnership? 365
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