Revised and updated for the eighth edition, this handbook covers all aspects of human resources management, including sections on: employee resourcing, performance management, organizational behaviour and training techniques.
This eighth edition of this work has been fully updated to take account of the latest developments in HRM. Detailing every aspect of the human resource function, the comprehensive handbook considers the function in relation to the needs of the business as a whole. Recognizing HRM as a strategic process, Michael Armstrong offers clear, practical advice on how companies can maximize the effectiveness of the HRM function and ensure that it makes a major contribution to organizational success. Covering a wide range of topics, this new edition is packed with essential information on HRM theory and best practice, and offers a fresh view of areas such as: the role of the HR practitioner; international HRM; motivation and commitment; organizational culture; the employee relationship; job design and role building; strategic HRM; recruitment and selection; psychological testing; learning and development; performance management; reward management; health, safety and welfare; employment and HR services. The handbook is intended for students taking a Master's degree in HRM as well as CIPD students. This edition features considerable revisions to areas such as: recruitment on the Internet; computerized HR data systems and employee relations; emotional intelligence; job evaluation; contingent pay and pay structures (including the latest CIPD research).
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