People Resourcing: HRM in Practice

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People resourcing: HRM in practice, paperback, xxiii, 571 p. ; 25 cm. Designed as a comprehensive textbook for those studying the People Resourcing module of the CIPD Professional Development scheme.

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People Resourcing: HRM in Practice 2nd Edition

Stephen Pilbeam and Marjorie Corbridge

'Student feedback on the textbook has been very positive . . . many found the text invaluable to facilitate their learning.'

Audrey Bland, Middlesex University Business School

‘The written style is clear and jargon-free, making the book extremely readable and accessible to those with little prior knowledge of the subject matter.’

Julie Storey, De Montford University

This wide-ranging and comprehensive ‘real world’ text examines the breadth of activity essential for effective people resourcing within contemporary organisations . It addresses the range of activities associated with the acquisition, management and release of staff in the pursuit of business objectives.

Each chapter begins with clear objectives and ends with a summary of the main learning points. A wealth of features, including illustrative exhibits, discussion topics, assignments, in-class activities, coursework opportunities and short cases, make learning more enjoyable and effective. Chapter references and a detailed list of HR related websites enable the reader to access a wide range of additional relevant material. New features:
  • three new chapters: ‘The changing world of work and the changing role of the HR professional’; ‘Human resource strategy’; ‘Competencies in people resourcing’;
  • increased emphasis on the HR practitioner as a business partner, strategically aware and professionally competent - in line with the 2002 CIPD Professional Standards;
  • updated to reflect considerable changes in employment and related law;
  • greater acknowledgement of the importance of HR information systems and the rapid development of e-enabled HR;
  • takes account of changes in the developing body of HR knowledge.
People Resourcing: HRM in Practiceis designed as a comprehensive textbook for those studying the People Resourcing module of the CIPD Professional Development Scheme. The inclusion of employee reward, employee relations and human resource development enables the use of this book for the CIPD People Management and Development Field, and it is intended as a multi-purpose CIPD text. It is also useful for students taking HRM units on HND, degree and postgraduate programmes and would be of interest to HR practitioners.

Stephen Pilbeam

is a Principal Lecturer in HRM and the Course Director for the Personnel Management Programmes at the University of Portsmouth Business School. He has extensive teaching experience both in the UK and abroad and specialises in people resourcing and reward strategy. Stephen is a Fellow of the CIPD and serves on the CIPD Quality Assurance Panel.

Marjorie Corbridge is a Principal Lecturer in HRM and the Associate Dean (Curriculum Development) at the University of Portsmouth Business School. She is a Corporate Member of the CIPD and has undertaken many consultancy projects. Marjorie’s interests are focused on changes in th HR role, E-HR, the practitioner as a business partner and the business applications of HR information systems.

The authors combine academic and practitioner experience to synthesise theory and practice.

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This wide-ranging and comprehensive 'real world' text examines the breadth of activity essential for effective people resourcing within an organization. It addresses the range of activities associated with the acquisition, management and release of staff. Each chapter begins with clear objectives and ends with a summary of the main learning points. A wealth of features including illustrative exhibits, discussion topics, assignments, in-class activities, coursework opportunities and short cases, make learning more enjoyable and effective. Chapter references and a detailed list of HR related websites, enable the reader to access a wide range of additional relevant material.

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