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Human Resource Management By Derek Torrington

Human Resource Management
by Derek Torrington

Rev. ed. of: Human resource management / Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor. 7th ed. 2008.
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Human Resource Management Summary


Human Resource Management by Derek Torrington

This best selling textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to human resource management, covering all the main areas of HRM practice as well as the key skills that HR practitioners will need. The book is written from a practical perspective in a clear and engaging style. It includes full coverage of operational issues and introduces the major academic debates of relevance to the field. It is written as an introduction for students of HRM at all levels, including those on CIPD courses.

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About Derek Torrington


Derek Torrington is Emeritus Professor of Management, University of Manchester. Laura Hall and Stephen Taylor are both Senior Lecturers in HRM at Manchester Metropolitan University, as well as National Examiners for the CIPD. Carol Atkinson is Senior Lecturer in HRM at Bradford University Business School.

Table of Contents


Guided tour xvi

Preface xix

Acknowledgements xxi

Part 1 Human resource management in

changing times 1

1. The nature of human resource management 3

2. The context of human resource management 30

3. Strategic human resource management 57

4. Organisation design and flexibility 77

5. Workforce planning 103

6. The international dimension 127

Part 1 Case study problem 152

Part 2 Resourcing: getting people in the right

places to do the right things 155

7. Recruitment 157

8. Selection methods and decisions 178

9. Staff retention 204

10. Ending the contract 223

Part 2 Case study problem 242

Part 3 Performance: success through individual

and collective achievement 245

11. HRM, employee engagement and organisational performance 247

12. Employee performance management 263

13. Leadership 287

14. Managing attendance and absence 306

Part 3 Case study problem 326

Part 4 Development 329

15. Organisational change and development 331

16. Knowledge management and organisational learning 350

17. The context of employee learning and development 374

18. Learning and development 392

Part 4 Case study problem 422

Part 5 Employee relations 425

19. Employee voice 429

20. The legal framework of work 443

21. Equal opportunities and diversity 469

22. Discipline and grievance 488

Part 5 Case study problem 508

Part 6 Reward 513

23. Setting pay 518

24. Incentives 548

25. Pensions and benefits 569

Part 6 Case study problem 589

Part 7 Contemporary issues 591

26. Talent management 593

27. Ethics and corporate social responsibility 611

28. The changing HR function 634

29. Information technology and human capital measurement 657

30. Health and well-being 679

Part 7 Case study problem 693

Part 8 Selected HR skills 695

31. Skills set 1: Face-to-face and other communications skills 697

32. Skills set 2: Skills for analysis and decision making 769

Part 8 Case study problem and exercises 792

Glossary 794

Index 802

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GOR003369110
Human Resource Management by Derek Torrington
Derek Torrington
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2010-12-06
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0273732323
9780273732327
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