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Human Resource Management in a Business Context

Human Resource Management in a Business Context, 3rd edition
by Alan Price
 Human Resource Management in a Business Context provides an international focus on the theory and practice of people management. A thorough and comprehensive overview of all the key aspects of HRM, including articles from HRM Guide and other sources, key concepts, review questions and case studies for discussion and analysis.
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Developing People - Case Studies

This section in Human Resource Management in a Business Context contains a number of boxed articles and case studies. This page is intended to provide updates and links to sites with relevant information for users of the book.

  Case Study - Vocational training in Scotland: SVQs

 This DfEE page outlines the UK framework, distinguishing the Scottish system from the NVQ version (England, Northern Ireland and Wales). Qualifications Framework

 The Scottish Qualification Authority SVQ website

 Case Study - Competence-based development

 This research summary from the Institute of Employment Studies (UK) looks at: Competence Based Management Training

 The Open University of the Netherlands has a considerable amount of information on Virtual Business Teams: Enabling Competence-Based Learning and Working in a Virtual Networked Enterprise

 From the UK: Review of the theory of workplace learning [WPL] covering the range of approaches present in the research literature:Social and Political perspectives on WPL by John Konrad of Leeds Metropolitan University

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