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Published: 08 April 2018

472 Pages

10.4 x 7.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198702825

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Introduction to Human Resource Management

Third Edition

Paul Banfield, Rebecca Kay, and Dean Royles

  • A wealth of case studies and insights, many taken from the authors' personal experience or research, demonstrate the different scenarios and challenges HR practitioners face in the world of business and how they really tackle them
  • An analytical approach is complemented by research insights, student activities, and review questions to encourage students to think critically about the issues at play and evaluate each approach
  • The extensive and fully integrated online resources provide all the teaching and learning materials needed to support each chapter

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters on "Talent Management" and "Ethics and Leadership in HRM"
  • Discussion of equality and diversity are now woven throughout the book
  • Every chapter has been thoroughly updated to include coverage of the processes and challenges faced in a contemporary business, including the need for a strategic HRM approach in the wake of Brexit, the impact of social media on recruitment, and coverage of the latest employment legislation
  • HRM Insights, Practitioner Insights, and Case Studies have been refreshed to ensure the practical examples remain contemporary, relevant, and representative of the business world. New examples include the social responsibility of outdoor gear and clothing business Patagonia, the 2016/17 Southern and London Underground rail disputes, and the conduct of ethics and management in the NHS
  • Research Insights and Student Activities have also been updated to focus on the latest academic developments

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