A leading textbook in its field, Human Resource Management at Work is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of HRM. The first part of the book covers HRM strategy and the global context, the forces shaping HRM at work and international and comparative HRM. Part Two discusses the role of HR professionals in the workplace and how the responsibilities for delivering effective HR vary in a changing world of work, Part 3 has expert coverage of the key areas of HR including resourcing and talent management, performance, reward and employee relations and this edition now includes a brand-new chapter on organisational design and development. The final part equips readers with the research skills they need to collect and analyse HR data from a business perspective and feel confident in their ability to present their insights to business stakeholders.
Fully updated throughout, Human Resource Management at Work includes case studies, reflective practice activities to encourage critical thinking and 'explore further' boxes to encourage wider reading. Fully aligned to the new CIPD Level 7 qualification yet also relevant on non-CIPD accredited HR masters courses, this book covers everything students need to excel in their academic studies and will ensure that they can hit the ground running in a practitioner role after university. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.