This lively and refreshingly succinct textbook covers not only all the core areas of the subject, from recruitment to managing rewards, but also focuses on helping students to develop the practical skills they will need to succeed in both their academic studies and future career. The authors, highly respected in their field, have drawn on their wealth of academic and industry experience to produce an accessible and captivating text that covers contemporary issues such as equality, diversity and corporate social responsibility. Important topics are supported by real-world case studies with international relevance and based on organizations such as Google, CityJet and BP. This is a core textbook designed to cater for first and second year undergraduate students studying Human Resource Management modules on Business and Management degrees. The book would also be an ideal core or supplementary text on specialist HRM modules at postgraduate level or on MBA programmes.
, Christine Cross
Red Globe Press
Country of Publication:
30 August 2013
Professional and scholarly
1. Introducing Human Resource Management; Christine Cross and Ronan Carbery.- 2. Employee Resourcing: The Planning and Recruitment Phase; Marian Crowley-Henry.- 3. Employee Resourcing: The Selection Phase; Christine Cross.- 4. Employee Induction, Turnover and Retention; Colette Darcy.- 5. Equality in the Workplace; Juliette McMahon.- 6. Managing Diversity in the Employment Relationship; Claire Armstrong.- 7. Performance Management; Gerry McMahon.- 8. Managing Rewards; Maureen Maloney and Alma McCarthy.- 9. Learning and Development; Thomas N. Garavan.- 10. Career Development; Ronan Carbery.- 11. Health, Safety and Employee Wellbeing; Ronan Carbery.- 12. Managing the Employment Relationship; Michelle O'Sullivan.- 13. International Human Resource Management; Jonathan Lavelle.- 14. Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management; Colm McLaughlin.
RONAN CARBERY is Lecturer in HRM at the Department of Personnel and Employment Relations of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is also associate editor of the European Journal of Training and Development. CHRISTINE CROSS is Lecturer in OB and HRM in the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Prior to this, she worked in a number of multinational organizations in both management and HRM roles.
Reviews for Human Resource Management: A Concise Introduction
'This textbook represents one of the best examples of clarity and conciseness of writing that I have seen. It is also uses a wide range of engaging practical examples to great effect.' - Henrik B. Sorensen, Aarhus University, Denmark'HRM: a concise introduction is easy to read and highly relevant to the real world of business. The plentiful exercises and examples illustrate deeper theoretical issues and help students to develop their practical skills.' - Geoff Plimmer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand