Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice

Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice

A Guide to People Management

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This 11th edition of a classic text in human resources is condensed and rewritten with the non-HR student or professional in mind. Part I describes human resource management practices, policies, and procedures, human capital management, knowledge management, and corporate social responsibility. Part II covers organizational behavior and employee engagement, and part III details practice areas such as job and role analysis, reward management, and employee well being. Part IV treats people management skills such as managing change and conflict. A 25-page appendix describes the approaches and techniques used in conducting research projects in human resource management. A companion web site has student and instructor resources such as teaching notes, additional case studies, and a glossary. Armstrong is affiliated with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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This book, a complete overview of the practices and processes fundamental to HR, is written for those who are not HR professionals but need to have a thorough understanding of how to manage people.  The text provides a thorough introduction to the core areas of HR including: people resourcing, performance management, learning and development and rewarding people. It also examines the contribution of HR to organizational aims and objectives and how it is integrated within the business.

Publisher: London, Eng. ; Philadelphia, PA : Kogan Page, 2010
ISBN: 9780749459895
Characteristics: viii, 424 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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