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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 13th Edition

Book Description

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice 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. In addition it has two sections of toolkits with easily applicable skills and knowledge for the every needs of every practitioner. The 13th edition, introducing Stephen Taylor as co-author, has been updated throughout to reflect the latest thinking in HRM. It includes new information on employment law and a more detailed look at international concerns in HRM. Comprehensive online support material is provided for the instructor, student and now also the practitioner, providing a complete resource for teaching and self-learning.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Also Available By Michael Armstrong
  3. Title page
  4. Imprint
  5. Contents in Brief
  6. Table of contents
  7. List of figures
  8. List of tables
  9. List of exhibits
  10. Preface
  11. Part I: The practice of human resource management
    1. 1. The essence of human resource management (HRM)
    2. 2. Strategic HRM
    3. 3. Delivering HRM – systems and roles
    4. 4. HRM and performance
    5. 5. Human capital management
    6. 6. Knowledge management
    7. 7. Competency-based HRM
    8. 8. The ethical dimension of HRM
    9. 9. Corporate social responsibility
  12. Part II: People and organizations
    1. 10. Organizational behaviour
    2. 11. Work, organization and job design
    3. 12. Organization development
  13. Part III: Factors affecting employee behaviour
    1. 13. Motivation
    2. 14. Commitment
    3. 15. Employee engagement
  14. Part IV: People resourcing
    1. 16. Strategic resourcing
    2. 17. Workforce planning
    3. 18. Recruitment and selection
    4. 19. Resourcing practice
    5. 20. Talent management
  15. Part V: Learning and development
    1. 21. Strategic learning and development
    2. 22. The process of learning and development
    3. 23. The practice of learning and development
    4. 24. Leadership and management development
  16. Part VI: Performance and reward
    1. 25. Performance management
    2. 26. Reward management – strategy and systems
    3. 27. The practice of reward management
    4. 28. Managing reward for special groups
  17. Part VII: Performance and reward
    1. 29. Strategic employee relations
    2. 30. The employment relationship
    3. 31. The psychological contract
    4. 32. The practice of industrial relations
    5. 33. Employee voice
    6. 34. Employee communications
  18. Part VIII: Employee well-being
    1. 35. The practice of employee well-being
    2. 36. Health and safety
  19. Part IX: International HRM
    1. 37. The international HRM framework
    2. 38. The practice of international HRM
    3. 39. Managing expatriates
  20. Part X: HRM policy and practice
    1. 40. HR policies
    2. 41. HR procedures
    3. 42. HR information systems
    4. 43. Employment law
  21. Part XI: HR skills
    1. 44. Strategic HRM skills
    2. 45. Business skills
    3. 46. Problem-solving skills
    4. 47. Analytical and critical skills
    5. 48. Research skills
    6. 49. Statistical skills
    7. 50. Selection interviewing skills
    8. 51. Job, role and skills analysis and competency modelling
    9. 52. Learning and development skills
    10. 53. Negotiating skills
    11. 54. Leading and facilitating change
    12. 55. Leadership skills
    13. 56. Influencing skills
    14. 57. Handling people problems
    15. 58. Managing conflict
    16. 59. Political skills
  22. Part XII: HRM toolkits
    1. 60. Strategic HRM toolkit
    2. 61. Human capital management toolkit
    3. 62. Organization design toolkit
    4. 63. Organization development toolkit
    5. 64. Employee engagement toolkit
    6. 65. Workforce planning toolkit
    7. 66. Talent management toolkit
    8. 67. Planning and delivering learning events toolkit
    9. 68. Performance management toolkit
    10. 69. Strategic reward toolkit
    11. 70. Total rewards toolkit
    12. 71. Job evaluation toolkit
    13. 72. Grade and pay structure design toolkit
    14. 73. Attitude surveys toolkit
  23. Appendix 1: Example of attitude survey
  24. Appendix 2: Survey providers
  25. About the authors
  26. Author index
  27. Subject index
  28. Full imprint