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December 2008 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The SAGE Course Companion on Human Resource Management is an accessible introduction to the subject that will help readers to extend their understanding of key concepts and enhance their thinking skills in line with course requirements. It provides support on how to revise for exams and prepare for and write assessed pieces. Readers are encouraged not only to think like an HRM student but also to think about the subject critically.

Designed to compliment existing textbooks for the course, the companion provides:

- Easy access to the key themes in HRM

- Helpful summaries of the approach taken by the main course textbooks and their strengths and weaknesses

- Guidance on the essential study skills required to pass the course

- Sample exam questions and answers, with advice on common themes that must always be addressed, how to use information effectively and pitfalls to advoid

- Themes that run throughout the major points covered by the book

- Taking it Further sections that suggest how readers can extent their thinking beyond the `received wisdom'

Much more than a revision guide for undergraduates, it is an essential tool that will help readers take their course understanding to new levels and help them achieve success in their undergraduate course.

Introduction to Your Companion
Core Areas of the Curriculum
Managing People in a Social Context

Human Resource Management and Organizations

The Legal Context Including Contracts of Employment

HR Planning, Resourcing and Retention

Training and Development

Performance and Behaviour Management

Remuneration and Benefit Management

Employee Relations and Representation

Discipline and Grievance Handling

Equality and Diversity

Health and Safety

HRM and the Line Manager

Strategic HRM

International HRM

Study, Writing and Revision Skills

This is a useful book for non-HRM students.

Ms Liz Hayes
Social Science , University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
July 9, 2010

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ISBN: 9781412945103

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