Human Resource Management

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9780136265320: Human Resource Management

Provides comprehensive, practical description and discussion of the functions of personnel management, supported by extensive illustrative material and evidence from current practice. The text has a logical structure: each part begins with a chapter on the strategic aspects of personnel management within the wider organisation; this is followed by chapters covering the core operational aspects; the final chapter in each part covers the practical skills of interaction needed by a personnel manager. Beyond updating the material to reflect legislative changes, current business practice and emerging issues of professional debate, this revision has introduced a range of assessment material and new illustrative material, pedagogical and text design enhancements, and improved lecturer support material.

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The real life examples, quotes and case studies, together with the reference to the web-site links, will undoubtedly help to enhance the suitability of this text to a range of courses.  I will certainly recommend this text to my students.
Kirsten Krauth, Coventry Business School, UK

I have used this text over many years, both in the UK on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and overseas on MBA programmes, and have come to rely on its comprehensive mix of academic and practical insights into the world of HR. It is easy to follow, engaging in style, and keeps the reader’s interest up.
John Martin, Fellow of Hull University, UK

The structure of the book invites the student to elaborate self-steering learning and “ learn to learn” .
Jos Weel, University of Professional Education Hogeschool van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Derek Torrington 7th edtion over 250 multiple question to text your understanding

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Derek Torrington, Laura Hall
Published by Prentice Hall (1998)
ISBN 10: 0136265324 ISBN 13: 9780136265320
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Prentice Hall, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0136265324

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