Adopting a human resources approach to and within personnel management, this book uses current research to discuss performance management, strategy, planning, cultural aspects, sick pay, pensions, equal opportunities, communication, interpersonal skills and organizational theories.
Part 1 The nature of personnel management: the philosophy of personnel management; the personnel role in the organization; personnel policy and strategy; human resource planning. Part 2 Personnel management and organization: human resource planning in practice; organization structure; organizations and culture; authority, leadership and management; organizational communications; interpersonal communication; procedures for administrative action and mutual control; computers in personnel work; consultancy and consultants. Part 3 Employee resourcing: labour markers; forms of employment and the contract of employment; job analysis; recruitment strategy and employment documentation; selection methods; employment interviewing and decision-making; health, safety and welfare; equalizing employment opportunity; termination of the employment contract. Part 4 Training and development: the training framework; work design and motivation; learning principles and training skills; management development; performance assessment and the appraisal interview. Part 5 Employee relations: trade union recognition and employee participation; negotiating agreement; grievance and discipline; preparing for tribunal. Part 6 Pay: payment administration: job evaluation; pensions and sick pay; incentives, performance pay and fringe benefits.
Personnel Management by Derek Torrington
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