Human Resource Management – by Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor (2008)

Human Resource Management, by Torrington, Hall, Taylor and Atkinson is praised for its comprehensive scope of topics, coverage of important HRM issues and succinctness. It is a great introduction to human resources for students pursuing undergraduate business and management courses, as well as those on CIPD accredited courses. Human resource management helps those aspiring to or working in HR or management roles. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated with the economic, social and legal employment practice changes and is specifically designed to cover the issues and debates facing HRM today, backed up by academic research.

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Table of Contents

Guided tour
Publisher’s acknowledgements

Part 1 – Human resource management in the modern world

1 The nature of human resource management
2 The global context for human resource management
3 HRM around the world
4 Strategic human resouce management
5 Workforce planning, analytics and AI
6 Employability: the basic skills

Part 2 – Resourcing: getting people in the right places to do the right things

7 Organisational agility and flexibility
8 Recruitment
9 Selection methods and decisions
10 Employability: skills in resourcing

Part 3 – Performance: success through individual and collective achievement

11 Employee performance management
12 Leadership
13 Managing attendance and absence
14 Engagement and retention
15 Employability: skills in performance

Part 4 – Development

16 Organisational change and development
17 The context of employee learning and development
18 Learning and development
19 Talent and career development
20 Employability: skills in learning and development

Part 5 – Employee relations

21 Employee voice
22 The legal framework of work
23 Diversity and inclusion
24 Employability: skills in employee relations

Part 6 – Reward: the contract for payment

25 Total reward and setting pay
26 Incentives
27 Pensions and benefits
28 Employability: skills in reward

Part 7 – Contemporary issues

29 HRM and business ethics
30 Managing the human resource function
31 HR in small and medium-sized enterprises
32 Health and well-being
33 Managing the international workforce
34 The future of work


Product details

  • Publisher : Ft Pr; 7th edition (February 1, 2008)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 882 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0273710753
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0273710752
  • Item Weight : 3.68 pounds
  • Dimensions : 9 x 0.5 x 10 inches

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