A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

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Now in its tenth edition, this internationally best-selling text has been fully updated to incorporate new developments in human resource management policy and research.

Based on the latest HRM theory, A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice considers the HR function in relation to the needs of the business as a whole. Recognizing HRM as a strategic process, Michael Armstrong provides practical advice on how companies can maximize the effectiveness of the HRM function and ensure that it makes a major contribution to organizational success.


• Managing people

• Human resource management

• Human capital management

• Role of the HR function

• The role of the HR practitioner

• Role of the front-line manager

• International HRM

• Human resources management process

• Strategic HRM

• HR strategies

• Developing and implementing HR strategies

• HRM policies

• Competency-based HRM

• Knowledge management

• Analysing roles, competencies and skills

• Work and employment

• The nature of the work

• The employment relationship

• The psychological contract

• Organizational behaviour

• Characteristics of people

• Motivation

• Organizational commitment and engagement

• How organizations functions

• Organizational culture

• Organization, design and development

• Organization design

• Job design and role development

• Organizational development, change and transformation

• People resourcing

• Human resource planning

• Talent management

• Recruitment and selection

• Selection interviewing

• Selection tests

• Introduction to the organization

• Release from the organization

• Performance management

• The basis of performance management

• The process of performance management

• 360-degree feedback

• Human Resource Development

• Strategic human resource development

• Organizational learning and the learning organization

• How people learn

• Learning and development

• E-learning

• Management development

• Formulating and implementing; learning and development strategies

• Rewarding people

• Reward management

• Strategic reward

• Job evaluation

• Market rate analysis

• Grade and pay structures

• Contingent pay

• Employee benefits, pensions and allowances

• Managing reward systems

• Employee relations

• The framework of employee relations

• Employee relations processes

• Negotiating and bargaining

• Employee voice

• Communications

• Health, safety and welfare

• Welfare services

• Employment and HRM services

• Employment practices

• HRM procedures

• Computerized human resource information systems

About the Author:

Michael Armstrong is a Companion and former Chief Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), joint managing partner of e-reward and an independent management consultant.

Packing Weight 3 kg
Author Michael Armstrong
Publisher KOGAN PAGE
Page count 982

Categories: Business & Management

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