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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management, 4th edition
by Alan Price
 Covers all the key aspects of HRM. Available from:
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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
 Shortened version of Human Resource Management - concise analysis for non-specialists and one-semester courses.
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Transforming HR

Transforming HR: Creating Value Through People, 2nd edition
by Martin Reddington, Mark Withers, Mark Williamson
  Transforming HR, 2nd edition offers robust, practical advice on changing the way human resource management is undertaken in organisations, walking you through the transformational process from initial planning to the evaluation of outcomes. The authors draw on their experiences and those of leading HR practitioners to address the critical questions and present the latest research in the area to inform your decisions and approach to transformation.
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Managing Human Resources: Personnel Management in Transition 

edited by Stephen Bach
This new and thoroughly revised edition of the best selling Personnel Management text by Stephen Bach provides an authoritative analysis of the latest developments in the field for students and professionals. New chapters reflect the importance of the EU dimension; the new diversity/race agenda led by Brussels; the extended, network organization; new training practices; and the growing importance of MNCs, both for the UK economy as a whole and as a guide to best practice. The current complex HR scene with its different institutions and actors is clearly and comprehensively explained.
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Human Resource Management in South Africa

Human Resource Management in South Africa
Pieter A. Grobler, Surette Warnich, Michael R. Carrell, Norbert F. Elbert and Robert D. Hatfield
  The third edition of this best-selling text will provide you with a sound understanding of the traditional core Human Resource activities as well as giving you real insight into future HR challenges.
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Technology, Outsourcing & Transforming HR

Technology, Outsourcing & Transforming HR

Graeme Martin, Martin Reddington, Heather Alexander
  This book examines the progress made in e-enabling the HR function and the relationship with outsourcing. The editors will review and analyse recent developments in the application of outsourcing and ICT to the HR function and its overall contribution to organizational aims.
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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

by Michael Armstrong
  Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management is the classic text for all students and practitioners of HRM. Providing a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole, it includes in-depth coverage of all the key areas essential to the HR function.The 12th edition has been radically updated to create a cutting-edge textbook, which encourages and facilitates effective learning. Comprehensive online support material is provided for the instructor, student and now also the practitioner, providing a complete resource for teaching and self-learning. The text has been updated to include all the latest developments in HRM and now includes two new sections covering HR skills and toolkits. More information and prices from:
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Introducing Human Resource Management

Introducing Human Resource Management
by Caroline Hook, Margaret Foot
  This is an accessible and lively introduction to the frameworks of people management strategies, and the basic operational areas and practices of HRM. The fifth edition continues to explore ideas and themes in an engaging style with reference to real-life examples, and student-friendly features and activities.
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Management and Organisational Behaviour

Management and Organisational Behaviour
by Laurie Mullins
  This market leading text guides students to a thorough understanding of organisational behaviour and relates this to effective management practice. It is an invaluable resource, which provides a clear and insightful introduction to management studies and acts as a comprehensive point of reference thereafter. Mullins' book is distinctive because it covers not just organisational behaviour but management as well. It combines a great breadth of coverage with an accessible writing style and attractive layout and design.
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Human Resource Management at Work

Human Resource Management at Work: People Management and Development
by Mick Marchington, Adrian Wilkinson
  Human Resource Management is the leading textbook for the CIPD People Management and Development module. Written by the CIPD's chief examiner, it is closely aligned to the CIPD standards and is the ideal text for anyone seeking a critical look at Human Resource Management (HRM) theory and practice.
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The Workforce Scorecard

The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital To Execute Strategy
by Mark A. Huselid, Brian E. Becker, Richard W. Beatty
  The Workforce Scorecard argues that current management and human resource practices hinder employees' ability to contribute to strategic goals. To maximize the power of their workforce, organizations must meet three challenges: view their workforce in terms of contribution rather than cost; replace benchmarking metrics with measures that differentiate levels of strategic impact; and make line managers and HR professionals jointly responsible for executing workforce initiatives.
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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

by Alan Price, Editor of HRM Guide
  Now in its fourth edition, "Human Resource Management" provides a comprehensive introduction to the key issues shaping HRM today. The book explores the complex relationships between HRM and a range of other organizational functions and encompasses the business, public and voluntary sectors. Using a wealth of global real world examples, the text analyses HRM from a number of illuminating practical and theoretical perspectives. With a new and improved structure, the text is now organised around four essential perspectives: environmental, organizational, strategic and operational. The fourth edition offers increased coverage of ethics and diversity, knowledge management and talent management. Highly topical coverage of how HRM has been affected by the global financial crisis and of how HRM is practiced in the world's developing economies has also been incorporated. This book emphasises the operational realities of HRM within the wider business context, demonstrating the practical application of key HRM concepts. More information and prices from:
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The Brave New World of eHR

The Brave New World of eHR: Human Resources in the Digital Age

edited by Hal Gueutal, Dianna L. Stone, Eduardo Salas,
  The Brave New World of eHR is an important resource, filled with the most current information and practical advice on eHR for human resource professionals and industrial and organizational psychologists. Written by an expert group of scholars, practitioners, and subject matter experts, this book offers an overview of the major technological trends in eHR, and shows how to use technology to enhance organizational effectiveness.
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HR: The Business Partner

HR: The Business Partner
by Barbara Kenton, Jane Yarnall
  The authors draw on their experience of working with HR teams to show what being an HR Business Partner means in practice. They look at the challenges and what can be done to address them, and provide practical insights into how to develop the skills and confidence required to really make a difference in Business Partner roles.
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Toxic Emotions at Work
by Peter J. Frost
  Frost argues that managers must work to institutionalize compassion if they want to avoid the debilitating effects of pain on performance. He illustrates how managers can recognize and support toxin handlers, what they must learn from these individuals in order to take on the critical role of emotional management themselves.
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Human Resource Management in the Knowledge Economy: New Challenges, New Roles, New Capabilities
by Mark L. Lengnick-Hall, Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall
  This book demonstrates that for businesses to thrive in today's economy, human resource managers must take on four new roles: human capital steward, knowledge facilitator, relationship builder, and rapid deployment specialist. Each role is discussed in detail using examples from leading businesses.
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People Management in Turbulent Times

People Management in Turbulent Times

by Adrian Furnham
  A collection of short essays that intend to dispel nonsense and encourage sense in the world of people management.
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The HR Value Proposition

The HR Value Proposition
Dave Ulrich, Wayne Brockbank
  The authors argue that HR value creation requires a deep understanding of external business realities and how value is defined by key stakeholders both inside and outside the company. They provide practical tools and worksheets for leveraging this knowledge to create HR practices, build organizational capabilities, design HR strategy, and marshal resources that create value for customers, investors, executives, and employees.
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Human Resource Champions
by David Ulrich
  The management of human resources, says the author, holds the key to an organization's future success. HR people serve as strategic players, administrative experts, employee champions and change agents. Full of illustrations and examples from dozens of companies, this book show how HR professionals can operate in all four areas simultaneously.
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Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice

Human Resource Management: Theory and Practice
by John Bratton, Jeffrey Gold
  "Human Resource Management" offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of contemporary theories and concepts in key human resources activities. It encourages students to think critically and evaluate the nature of HRM in order to develop a deeper understanding of employment relations. This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated including new material on: the contemporary context of HRM; new employment-related topics, such as flexibility, emotional labour, knowledge work; diversity in work organizations, a new discussion on workplace wellness; partnership strategies; ethics in HRM; and new legislation. Reflecting the growing emphasis on global management, it features a new chapter on International HRM.
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Human Resource Management in Ireland
by Patrick Gunnigle, Noreen Heraty, Michael J. Morley
  This book the evaluates developments in the Irish labour market and the implications for HRM, such as labour shortages, growth in number of foreign nationals working in Ireland, gender and employment. It reviews recent developments in the Irish and global economy: the ramifications of 9/11 and the dot.com downturn, growth of the service sector, changes in manufacturing, the impact of globalisation and the implications of these developments for workforce management. It provides a detailed evaluation of 'best practice' human resource management.
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How to Measure Human Resource Management

How to Measure Human Resource Management
by Jac Fitz-Enz, Barbara Davison
  Once thought of simply as the place where employee records are kept, today's human resources department has evolved into a manager of human capital. However, HR faces challenges­­among them providing necessary services at competitive cost, enhancing productivity, and justifying budgets at a time when outsourcing firms threaten its very existence. Now more than ever, HR needs to position itself as a value-added partner that contributes to the strategic goals of its organization.
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