Leading people in todays complex world is challenging. There are regulations, unions, lawyers, and more to deal with on a daily basis. Written by a longtime human resources consultant, this guidebook helps you develop your leadership skills so you can recruit qualified applicants; interview candidates with confidence; hire the right people; train new employees and keep the best performers; deal with unions; and stay out of court. In addition to the basics, youll learn how to respond to situations that catch you off guard. For instance, what do you do if your best employee tells you that he or she is leaving to join a competitor? What if one of your employees takes a public stand against one of your policies? What if someone you fire for theft hires a lawyer who sends you a nasty letter? Other textbooks on human resources management focus on theories and statistics, but A Practical Guide to Human Resources Management provides real-life examples to help you handle any situation with leadership that inspires confidence.
The Present Book Is The Most Authentic Presentation Of Contemporary Concept, Tools And Application Of Human Resource Management. All The Latest Developments In The Arena Have Been Incorporated. It Remarkably Differs From The Books On The Subject Written In A Conventional Manner As It Does Not Attempt To Rediscover Personnel Management Under The Garb Of Human Resource Management. A Separate Chapter On Strategic Human Resource Management Is The Uniqueness Of This Book. Attempt Has Been Made To Provide For The Ambitious Students And The Inquisitive Scholars A Comfortable, Genuine And Firm Grasp Of Key Concepts For Practical Application Of Human Resource Management Techniques In Actual Business Organisations. Review Questions Have Been Provided At The End Of Each Section To Help The Students Prepare Well For The Examination. In Its Description Of The Entire Conceptual Framework Of Human Resource Management, Care Has Been Taken To Avoid Jargons Which Usually Obscure A Work Of This Kind. Another Speciality Of The Book Is That It Can Be Used As A Textbook By Students And As Handbook By Hr Managers And Practitioners. It Will Be Highly Useful For The Students Of Mba/Mhrm/Mpm/Mlw/Msw In Hrm And M.Com. Courses Of All Indian Universities.
The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resource with almost 400 entries on core HR areas and key concepts. From age discrimination, to zero hours contracts, each entry reflects the views of an expert and authoritative author. The terms included vary from singular concepts such as performance appraisal and industrial conflict, to organisational behaviour terms including organisational culture and commitment; and broader management terms such a resourcing and management development. Each entry provides a list of references and further reading to enable the reader to gain a deeper awareness and understanding of each topic. This book is an ideal companion to a standard HRM textbook, and both undergraduate and postgraduate students will find it to be of value. It will also be useful for academic researchers, HR practitioners and policy specialists looking for a succinct expert summary of key HR concepts.
A description of the work of primary care groups (PCGs) in their first months, from clinical governance to HimPs, and the varied roles of individuals within the organizations. It covers everything from the initial aims of PCGs through to primary care trusts and the future. The contributors, themselves members of PCGs, describe their experiences and the lessons learnt.
Practical Guide to Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) is a compre-hensive presentation on global HRIS implementations and the associated challenges faced in such global projects. It begins with the basic HR and IT concepts and guides the readers through the complete life cycle of HRIS applications, spanning from planning to execution. Both HR and IT play an equal role in the development of HRIS applications. This book will help students from both HR and IT streams in assimilating the intricacies of implementation of HRIS projects. HR is one of the most popular ERP product implementation topics in today’s business world. Its implementation needs a practical discussion using examples from real world. The examples, the case study and discussions in the book follow an international approach rather than discussing only a single country HRIS implementations. A real-life case study that flows through various chapters of the book brings out challenges in the implementation of HR specific projects. In today’s global economy, HR is changing fast and dives into areas such as strategy outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions (M & A). This book covers all these areas and other topics that are relevant to today’s HR world, providing more value to the readers. It provides illustrations to assist readers in visualizing the topics discussed and in developing a sound understanding of the integration and data aspects of HRIS systems. This book will be useful as a text for a course in HRIS wherever prescribed for the MBA (HR) and MBA (IT) students. The book encourages self-directed study and thought process, based on references provided at the end of each chapter, and hence will also be useful to consultants, HR professionals, and IT professionals working with HR departments.
An Introduction to Human Resource Management provides a balanced introduction to the complex world of human resource management. This straightforward and accessible text takes the reader through both practical and theoretical aspects of the subject and is ideal for those studying HRM for the first time. This textbook combines the main theoretical underpinning for the subject area with a large number of practical examples and cases to assist the learning process. It is divided into 12 chapters to provide one topic a week on a modular course, but may be extended into two semesters. A lecturer's supplement accompanies the text. This new edition covers many areas of legislation, especially in the field of equal opportunities, employee rights in flexible working and in employee relations generally. Many new cases and examples of research have been added including rich sources from the international field. The majority of the case studies are real-life cases from published sources or from the author's experience. It has been extensively revised to place a greater emphasis on the role of Human Resources in improving organisational and employee performance. There is a focus on practical research and the book is clear, concise and comprehensive. An Introduction to Human Resource Management is intended for first degree students studying the subject as part of a modular degree course or for students on a foundation degree in Business Studies. It can also be valuable on post-experience courses such as certificate or diploma courses in management studies or as part of the MCI series of qualifications.
Designing Human Resource Management Systems provides a framework for designing and implementing Human Resource Management (HRM) systems in various kinds of organizations, even those with limited resources. It is intended for leaders, decision makers, senior managers, HR practitioners, and consultants wishing to innovate, structure, and implement HRM systems in organizations. Distinguishing features of the book are: - Guidelines in each of the practice areas of HRM that identify key components and discuss important considerations in designing the sub-system of that practice area. - Exhibits in the form of tools, questionnaires, inventories, forms, policies, and other aspects of utility for designing HRM systems. - Key Terms and Concepts section in each chapter that provides relevant theory, concepts, and research in each practice area. The book comprehensively covers concepts and relevant theories pertaining to job analysis, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, 360-degree feedback, mentoring and executive coaching, and reward management. The guidelines present a logical, simple, and easy-to-adopt approach with examples related to what can possibly go wrong and therefore what to guard against.