A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

A Dictionary of Human Resource Management



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A Dictionary of Human Resource Management by Mike Noon, Michael Noon

The authoritative source of precise and easy to understand definitions of words, terms, and phrases that are used in the fields of Human Resource Management, Personnel, and Industrial Relations, this new edition of the Dictionary of Human Resource Management has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in vocabulary and usage.

All the previous editions' entries have been reviewed, around 300 new entries have been added, and the existing entries thoroughly edited to reflect changes in the usage of terms, changes in institutions and official bodies, and keeps pace with the evolving HRM vocabulary. With over 1,400 entries, this new edition of the Dictionary features:

• The latest terms and management buzzwords

• Key theoretical terms and concepts from academics and consultants

• Technical terms used by practising personnel/HR managers and trade unionists

• Major policies, practices, and institutions

• Jargon from the present and the past

• Legal terms

• Thematic categorization of the main concepts

• Cross-referencing of entries

The second edition of the Dictionary of Human Resource Management is a vital companion for students and practitioners in HRM, Personnel, and Industrial Relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198296195
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edmund Heery is Professor of HRM at Cardiff Business School and coordinator of his department's recently launched M.Sc. in Human Resource Management. He worked previously at Kingston University, Imperial College, City University, and the London School of Economics. His research and publications cover two main fields: the analysis of trade unions and the management of pay and rewards. Currently he is engaged in research into union recruitment and organizing, and the representation by unions of workers with contingent and non-standard contracts. Edmund Heery is an adviser to the Trades Union Congress and editor (with Rick Delbridge) of the Routledge Studies in Employment Relations. Mike Noon is Professor of Human Resource Management at the School of Business, De Montfort University, Leicester. He has previously held research and teaching positions at Cardiff Business School, University of Wales, and the Management School, Lancaster University. His current research interests include: organizational change and work transformation; equality and discrimination (with specific reference to ethnic minorities); and contemporary developments in human resource management. He has published widely in academic journals in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, organizational behaviour, and the sociology of work.

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