A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749446314

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 982

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A fully updated and revised tenth edition of this classic, best selling textbook. It remains the primary text for all students studying HRM - both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as for students of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) diploma. The Handbook also continues to be an essential reference source for all managers concerned with personnel and HRM issues. This new edition of A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice contains a number of significant additions and revisions including substantial revisions to seventeen chapters and new chapters on: Human Capital Management, the Role of the Front Line Manager; HR Strategies; Developing and Implementing HR Strategies and Learning and Development. The new edition also contains updated material based on recent developments in HRM policy and practice and a wide range of surveys and research projects conducted by professional associations and research bodies.

Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Author: Michael Armstrong,Stephen Taylor

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749474122

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 776

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Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is the bestselling, definitive text for all HRM students and professionals. Providing a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole, it contains in-depth coverage of all the key areas essential to the HR function such as employment law, employee relations, learning and development, performance and reward. Accessible and to the point as ever, this fully updated 14th edition includes emerging theory and practice, embracing the most current thinking on engagement, talent management and leadership development. With updated case studies and references to academic journals, professional magazines and recent research and surveys, it also includes coverage of new approaches to topics such as job evaluation and pay structures. Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice is aligned with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) professional map and standards, with the sections meeting CIPD learning outcomes now even clearer than before. Comprehensive online support material for instructors, students and HR managers are included. Resources for students and professionals include multiple-choice-questions, flash cards, case studies, further reading and a glossary of HRM terms. The lecturers' manual contains session notes, discussion questions, a literature review and a complete set of PowerPoint slides.

Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749463953

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 328

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Strategic human resource management has been taken up by academics, consultants and practitioners alike. However, the integration of human resource strategy with overall business strategy is often easier in theory than in practice. Armstrong's Handbook of Strategic Human Resource Management provides a bridge between theory and practice, and offers a guide both to formulating human resource strategies and to implementing them. Fully updated, this edition incorporates the latest thinking, research and practice on strategic Human Resource Management and contains completely revised chapters on HRM, HR strategy, the formulation and implementation of strategy, roles in strategic HRM and strategic reward. This indispensable book includes coverage of international aspects of strategic human resource management. It also reflects important developments in HR strategies linked with those issues that affect HRM on a day-to-day basis, including human capital management, corporate social responsibility, organization development, employee engagement and talent management. Including a new chapter on organizational effectiveness, Armstrong's Strategic Human Resource Management sets out a strategic framework for HRM; a framework for implementing SHRM in action; and a section on HR strategies. Case studies, checklists, practical examples and a strategic HR toolkit make this book an extremely practical resource for all those who are involved in putting complex strategy into practice in order to effect positive and productive change.

Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice

A Guide to People Management

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749459905

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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HR managers have to serve the interests of their organizations, comprising employees, customers and the community at large as well as shareholders, or, in the public or voluntary sectors, those who have the ultimate responsibility for what the organization does. It also means exercising social responsibility, being concerned for the interests (well-being) of employees and acting ethically with regard to the needs of people in the organization and the community. Armstrong's Essential Human Resource Management Practice provides a complete overview of the practices and processes fundamental to managing people. The text provides a thorough introduction to the core areas of HR including: people resourcing, performance management, learning and development and rewarding people. It also examines the contribution of HR to organizational aims and objectives and how it is integrated within the business. The book is accompanied by online resources for both lecturers and students and adopts an increased focus on employee engagement, a concept which is becoming increasingly prominent in people management, but which is often presented as a mantra without being properly understood; this is examined in detail with reference to recent research. Michael Armstrong's original Handbook of Human Resource Management is the classic text for all those studying HR or who are entering the profession for the first time. In this new title Michael Armstrong provides a condensed text which has been rewritten with the non-HR student or professional in mind, describing and evaluating key HRM concepts such as: HRM itself; strategic HRM; the resource-based view; the choice between best practice and best fit; human capital measurement; motivation theory; emotional intelligence; the flexible firm; the learning organization; and financial rewards.

Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR

Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749478160

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

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To make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing both themselves and others. They also need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what HR managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference. Written by renowned human resources expert and bestselling author Michael Armstrong, Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR covers in one volume the 'Leading, Managing and Developing People' and 'Developing Skills for Business Leadership' Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) modules. It includes numerous practical features such as case studies, practitioner interviews, exercises and clear learning objectives to aid learning. This is the essential book for HR students and professionals looking to broaden their skills and understanding relating to management and leadership. Online supporting resources include lecture slides, an instructor's manual, a student's manual and a literature review.

Armstrong's Handbook of Reward Management Practice

Improving Performance Through Reward

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749473908

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

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Armstrong's Handbook of Reward Management Practice is the definitive guide to understanding, developing and implementing effective reward. It is closely aligned to the CIPD's standard in reward management and is supported by online resources for both lecturers and students. Updated to reflect the practical implications of the most recent research and discussion on reward management, this new fifth edition includes a new chapter on computerized reward management, completely updated chapters on job evaluation, pay structures, merit pay and executive pay, and new case studies. As with all of Armstrong's texts, Armstrong's Handbook of Reward Management Practice truly bridges the gap between academic and practitioner and is, therefore ideally suited to anyone studying for a professional qualification in HR, of which Reward is often a core part, in particular the CIPD's intermediate and advanced level qualifications. Online supporting resources include lecture slides, an instructor's manual and a student's manual complete with a glossary, bibliography and literature review.

Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership

Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749465530

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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In order to make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing themselves and others. However in addition, they need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference. This new edition is the only book that covers in one volume the new Leading, Managing and Developing People and Developing Skills for Business Leadership modules, which are part of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's Leadership and Management Standards. Online supporting resources for this book include lecture slides for each chapter, flashcards and case studies with exercises.

Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management

An Evidence-Based Guide to Delivering High Performance

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749481218

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management addresses all areas of performance management, from performance pay and giving feedback to managing underperformers and having difficult conversations, so organizations can optimize staff performance. This fully updated and restructured 6th edition analyzes traditional as well as the latest developments in performance management including the shift from ratings and annual reviews. Veteran HR expert Michael Armstrong examines where these new approaches should be embraced and where traditional methods of performance management may be preferable. Packed with examples, exercises, checklists and new case studies from organizations such as Microsoft, IBM and Expedia, this book remains the most authoritative and engaging textbook on performance management. Supporting online resources for Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management include an instructor's manual, a student's manual, lecture slides, a glossary of terms and a literature review.

Human Capital Reporting

HCR10 als Standard für eine transparente Personalberichterstattung

Author: Christian Scholz,Thomas Sattelberger

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800642212

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Ein Standard für professionelles Human Capital Reporting (HCR) mit aussagefähigen und quantifizierbaren Informationen Der Standard HCR10 beschreibt, wie sich personalwirtschaftlich relevante Tatbestände in der Berichterstattung der Unternehmen niederschlagen sollen. Durch eine derartige Standardisierung erfolgt eine Vereinfachung im Prozess der Berichterstattung. Vor allem aber werden die „HR-Metrics“ durch ihre Strukturäquivalenz lesbar, verstehbar und damit vergleichbar. Zum Inhalt * Der erste Abschnitt dieses Buches betont die Aktualität und Relevanz einer Standardisierung des Human Capital Reportings. Die derzeitige Ausgangslage sowie Ziele und Trends, denen sich das HCR gegenüber sieht, werden verdeutlicht. * Die Systematik des HCR10, welche unmissverständlich klar macht, welche Kennzahlen einen Bericht über Personal (sei es im Geschäfts-, im Nachhaltigkeits- oder im Personalbericht) aussagekräftig machen wird im zweiten Abschnitt vorgestellt. * Der dritte Abschnitt widmet sich der konkreten Ausgestaltung des HC-Reportings. Anhand von illustrativen Beispielen wird verdeutlicht, wie die Berichterstattung der einzelnen geforderten Kennzahlen aussehen kann. * Wer bei der Erstellung eines Berichts welche Aufgaben übernehmen und welche Daten liefern sollte, wird im vierten Abschnitt erörtert. Zudem wird diskutiert, welchen Nutzen ein dem HCR10 entsprechendes Reporting für diverse Interessengruppen wie Personalleiter, Aufsichtsräte, Wirtschaftsprüfer oder Bewerber hat. * Im abschließenden fünften Abschnitt wird eine Vision für das HC-Reporting in Deutschland formuliert. Über die Autoren Prof. Dr. Christian Scholz ist Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Organisation, Personal- und Informationsmanagement an der Universität des Saarlandes. Thomas Sattelberger leitet als Vorstand das Personalressort bei der Deutschen Telekom AG. Dieses Buch ist Pflichtlektüre für HR-Verantwortliche, die sich mit Personal-Controlling und -Reporting befassen – einem wichtigen Thema in großen Unternehmen, aber auch in KMU. Das Buch richtet sich bewusst aber auch an Aufsichtsräte, Vorstände, Wirtschaftsprüfer und Analysten: Sie sollen die hohe Berichtsqualität des HCR10 einfordern und nutzen.

Strategic Human Resource Management

A Guide to Action

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Taylor & Francis US

ISBN: 9780749433314

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 276

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Offers practical guidance on implementing the complex HR strategies that have been formulated in recent years, aiming to bridge the gap between the rhetoric of SHRM and the reality of strategy in action.

Strategic HRM

The Key to Improved Business Performance

Author: Michael Armstrong,Angela Baron

Publisher: CIPD Publishing

ISBN: 9780852929230

Category: Personnel management

Page: 257

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How can strategic HRM make a significant impact on bottom-line performance? The authors of this book have drawn on previously unpublished research to provide authentic voices from real-life managers discussing how they set about developing and implementing HR strategies. The research includes interviews with HR directors and chief executives from a variety of organizations, including The Children's Society, Homebase and Lloyds TSB.

Synergies Created by a Strategic Fit between Business and Human Resource Strategies

An Assessment of Transnational Tea Firms in Kenya

Author: Wilson J. Osito Odiyo

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443850799

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 175

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This text is an important addition to the ongoing discourse on strategic management, particularly, strategic human resource management. It is a result of research carried out in the agricultural sector, in general, and on multinational tea firms, in particular. The author’s hands-on and conceptual insights gained through nineteen years of experience across African countries make the text a useful tool for company boards of directors and strategic level managers charged with the formulation and implementation of business and human resource strategies. In addition, it provides justification to HR managers of the need to shift focus from primarily being concerned with routine transactional HR activities to dealing with transformational ones, which are contingent on the circumstances of the organization. Scholars, management consultants and management students will also find the contents of this book to be of great interest and benefit. It is now sufficiently recognised that management has to be concerned with deliverables, rather than abstractions. Therefore, many firms formulate and implement one form of business strategy or the other. However, strategies cannot be conceived, let alone realised, without human resource input. The question that HR continues to grapple with, therefore, is how it can demonstrate the contribution of each employee to the bottom line and business sustainability. How this question is to be answered has not always been explained and is even more crucial for the agricultural firms which are characterized by great instability in terms of weather patterns, commodity prices, currency exchange rates and wage levels. HR planning, in these circumstances, cannot be a simple exercise, but getting it right is more important than for organizations in more predictable environments. This book moves away from the romanticization of the role of HRM in such organizations, and instead provides empirical evidence of the types of business and human resource strategies employed, strategic integration between these strategies and the strategic human resource management processes and practices used. Finally, it considers the concomitant synergies achieved by strategic fit between business and human resource strategies and their role in achieving sustainable competitive advantage.

How to Manage People

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749475684

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

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From Michael Armstrong, HR expert and best-selling author, comes this new edition of the business staple, How to Manage People. Providing valuable insight into the functions and skills required to be an effective manager, this is your one-stop guide to people management. From how to manage teams to successful recruitment, it will help you get the best from your staff through motivation, reward and leadership. With three brand new chapters on managing virtual teams, enhancing employee engagement and managing conflict, it is full of easily applicable advice as well as practical tools and checklists. Essential reading for anyone who wants to get the best from their teams, How to Manage People distills the essence of good management into one handy book. The creating success series of books... With over one million copies sold, the hugely popular Creating Success series covers a wide variety of topics and is written by an expert team of internationally best-selling authors and business experts. This indispensable business skills collection is packed with new features, practical content and inspiring guidance for readers across all stages of their careers.

Wettbewerbsvorteile

Spitzenleistungen erreichen und behaupten

Author: Michael E. Porter

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593500485

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 688

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Wettbewerbsvorteile entscheiden über Erfolg oder Misserfolg eines Unternehmens. Michael E. Porter zeigt, wie sich Firmen in ihrer Branche Wettbewerbsvorteile verschaffen und so behaupten können. Entweder ein Produkt hat einen Kostenvorteil oder es muss einen einzigartigen Nutzen bieten, der einen höheren Preis rechtfertigt. Porters Strategieklassiker muss jeder kennen, der mit der Strategieentwicklung in einer Firma zu tun hat.

Personalmanagement

Author: Rolf Bühner

Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag

ISBN: 3486700324

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

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Das Buch will Studierende – mit oder ohne Praxisbezug – mit Lerninhalten eines modernen Personalmanagements vertraut machen, die für eine zukunftsorientierte Unternehmensführung unerlässlich sind. Es will Verständnis für die betriebswirtschaftlichen und sozialen Grundlagen des Umgangs mit Mitarbeitern wecken und Wissen über die zentralen Personalaufgeben in einem Unternehmen vermitteln. Neu in das Buch aufgenommen wurden personalökonomische Fragestellungen, die zur Fundierung und Erklärung personaler Entscheidungszusammenhänge beitragen sollen. Besonderer Wert wurde auf Verständlichkeit und Praxisnähe gelegt.

Lokales Denken, globales Handeln

Interkulturelle Zusammenarbeit und globales Management

Author: Geert Hofstede,Gert Jan Hofstede,Michael Minkov

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406711049

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 557

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Inhalt Wie unsere Herkunft das Denken, Fühlen und Handeln beeinflusst: Brandaktuell in Zeiten großer Migrationsbewegungen erhält der Leser auf gut verständliche und anregende Weise Einsichten darüber, wie der Ort, an dem wir aufgewachsen sind, unsere Art zu denken, zu fühlen und zu handeln formt. Basierend auf Hofstedes Forschungsarbeiten in mittlerweile mehr als siebzig Ländern, über einen Zeitraum von vierzig Jahren hinweg, untersucht "Lokales Denken, globales Handeln", was Leute trennt, obgleich doch Kooperation so klar in jedermanns Interesse wäre. Diese komplett überarbeitete Neuauflage enthält wesentliche Beiträge aus Michael Minkovs Datenanalyse des World Value Surveys und zur Evolution von Kulturen von Gert Jan Hofstede. Zielgruppe Führungskräfte mit Auslandskontakten, Führungskräfte im Marketing und Personalmanagement, Dozenten und Studierende in betriebswirtschaftlichen Studiengängen.

Reward Management

A Handbook of Remuneration Strategy and Practice

Author: Michael Armstrong,Helen Murlis,Hay Group

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749449865

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 722

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Based on the authors' experience, research and benchmarking activities, this definitive book explains that reward management is about performance - of individuals, teams and the whole organization. It examines in detail the processes and various approaches that can be adopted to achieve and reward outstanding skill and competence levels in the workplace. Comprehensive and highly practical in its approach, it takes a strategic perspective and addresses the wide gap that exists between theory and practice, with a focus on the implications for practitioners. This revised fifth edition includes new and updated chapters on age discrimination, bonus schemes, recognition schemes and pensions.

Die drei Symptome eines miserablen Jobs

eine Fabel für Manager (und ihre Mitarbeiter)

Author: Patrick Lencioni

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527503322

Category: Arbeitszufriedenheit / Betriebsklima / Arbeitspsychologie

Page: 235

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Egal ob Tellerwäscher, Investmentbanker oder leitender Angestellte, jede Arbeit kann unglücklich machen. Auch wenn die Karriere noch so gut geplant und den eigenen Interessen und Fähigkeiten entsprechend gewählt wurde, quälen sich viele Menschen jeden Morgen zur Arbeit um abends noch frustrierter nach Hause zu kommen. Bestseller Autor und Business-Guru Patrick Lencioni erzählt die unvergessliche Geschichte Brian Baileys, eines pensionierten Vorstandsvorsitzenden auf der Suche nach dem Sinn in seiner Arbeit und seinem Leben. -------- Als alle Mitarbeiter Platz genommen hatten, begann Brian Bailey. Er entschied sich, direkt auf den Punkt zu kommen, der ihm unter den Nägeln brannte: "Handzeichen bitte. Wer von Ihnen mag seinen Job?" Keine Reaktion. Die Mitarbeiter sahen ihn an, als hätte er russisch mit ihnen geredet. "Also gut", Brian grinste. "Dann muss ich wohl deutlicher werden. Okay, wie wär's damit: Wer findet die Aussicht, zur Arbeit zu gehen, schön? Wer hat gute Laune, wenn er hier ankommt?" Brian hätte genauso gut fragen können, ob sie gern ausgepeitscht werden wollten. Keine Hand ging hoch, der eine oder die andere lachte laut. -------- Auf einer ungewöhnlichen Reise, die ihn vom Vorstandszimmer eines angesehenen Unternehmens zu den Skipisten am Lake Tahoe und schließlich zur Bestellannahme einer Fastfood Kette führt, entlarvt Brian die drei Symptome, die jede Arbeit zu einer miserablen Angelegenheit machen können (Nichtmessbarkeit, Anonymität und Irrelevanz) und bietet Managern und Angestellten eine Lösung um sie einzudämmen. So versucht er Investmentbanker davon zu überzeugen, dass Arbeitszufriedenheit wichtig ist oder er motiviert den Pizzalieferanten freundlicher zu seinen Kunden zu sein. Sowohl für den Manager, der versucht Wettbewerbsvorteile zu schaffen und seine Angestellten zu motivieren, als auch für den Mitarbeiter, der nach persönlicher Erfüllung in seiner Arbeit sucht, bietet das Buch unmittelbare Linderung - und Hoffnung.