The three volumes in The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management offer a comprehensive review of the essential issues and most important information available on the topic. Each volume in the encyclopedia contains contributions from some of the most celebrated names in the field of human resource management (HRM) and addresses the myriad challenges faced by today's human resource professionals. Volume 1 puts the focus on the definition of terms and practices that are most relevant to today's human resource management (HRM) professionals. The contributors bring an up-to-date perspective of HRM definitions and practices and for ease of access, the terms are presented in alphabetical order. Each contributor includes the most recent research on a particular topic and summarizes a new and progressive definition of these important terms. The book begins with an enlightening discussion of the evolving practice of talent management and contains the following topics: Affirmative Action, Assessment, Business Ethics, Campus Recruitment, Career Development, Compensation, Drug Tests, Employee Relations, Flexible Benefits, Glass Ceiling, HR Metrics and Analytics, Mergers and Acquisitions, National Labor Relations Act, Quality Circles, Recruitment and Selection, Self-Directed Work Teams, Social Responsibility, Strategic Human Resource Management, Training Needs Analysis, Work Family Balance, and more. The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management gives human resource professionals the knowledge, information, and tools needed to implement the best practices in the field.
Human resource management is a vital function of any organization, at the nexus of business practice, psychology, and law. This one-of-a-kind and all-in-one print and online encyclopedia offers access to information on all manner of topics and issues related to the "people" side of business. Volume 2 features hundreds of model employment forms; any item from Volume 1 that has forms associated with it will have forms provided in this volume. Forms are customizable or reproducible and compliant with current regulations. For students, researchers, and educators, the Encyclopedia will be a first stop on the way to more in-depth research. For entrepreneurs, managers, and employees, it will serve as an essential introduction and practical guide. For professionals in human resource management, it will be a handy reference.
The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resource with almost 400 entries on core HR areas and key concepts. From age discrimination, to zero hours contracts, each entry reflects the views of an expert and authoritative author. The terms included vary from singular concepts such as performance appraisal and industrial conflict, to organisational behaviour terms including organisational culture and commitment; and broader management terms such a resourcing and management development. Each entry provides a list of references and further reading to enable the reader to gain a deeper awareness and understanding of each topic. This book is an ideal companion to a standard HRM textbook, and both undergraduate and postgraduate students will find it to be of value. It will also be useful for academic researchers, HR practitioners and policy specialists looking for a succinct expert summary of key HR concepts. Contributors: S. Ackroyd, M. Alfarhan, C. Allan, B. Antunes, K. Aoki, J. Arrowsmith, M. Atzeni, S. Bagdadli, J. Bailey, C. Bailey, A.B. Bakker, A. Baron, E. Barratt, N. Barter, Y. Baruch, M. Baird, J. Benson, I. Bessa, P.F. Beszter, T. Bondarouk, C. Boon, P. Boselie, G. Boyce, N. Bozionelos, J. Brcic, C. Brewster, J.W. Budd, P.S. Budhwar, J. Burgess, B. Burnes, A. Burton-Jones, C. Butler, D. Cabrelli, T. Campbell, J.A. Carpini, B.B. Caza, A. Cheyne, S. Clibborn, D.G. Collings, N. Conway, F.L. Cooke, N. Cornelious, R. Csiernik, N. Cullinane, J. Cushen, M.T. Dasborough, G. Dix, J. Donaghey, T. Dundon, M. Emmott, E. Farndale, D. Farnham, C.H. Fay, E.C. Fein, A. Felstead, P. Findlay, M. Flynn, C. Forde, H. Francis, E. French, G. Gall, T. Garavan, M. Gilman, P.J. Gollan, M.C. Gonzalez Menendez, M. Greenwood, M. Gregson, D. Grimshaw, M. Hamori, B. Harley, B. Harney, C.M. Harris, G. Healy, J. Heyes, R. Hewett, D. Hislop, A. Hodder, A. Hollings, S. Hughes, S.A. Hurrell, S. Hutchinson, M. Isichei, S. Johnstone, C. Kelliher, J. Kimberley, D. King, M. Kleinmann, E. Knies, P. Ingold, G. Latham, P. Latreille, J. Lewis, D. Lindebaum, S. Luce, M. Maatman, O. Mallett, A. Malik, T. Marchant, M. Marchington, M. Martinez Lucio, M. May, I. McAndrew, J. McBride, A. McDonnell, J. Meijerink, J.P Meyer, M.P. Miceli, J. Miller, M. Moran, M.J. Morley, R. Morrison, K. Moura, P.K. Mowbray D. Muzio, C. Naschberger, J.P. Near, M. Nyfoudi, W. O'Donohue, J.G. O'Gorman, J. O'Mahoney, L. Oliver, A. Panagiotakopoulos, S.K. Parker, M. Pedaci, D. Peetz, S. Pirrioni, A. Poropat, E. Poutsma, V. Priola, S. Procter, A. Psychogios, A. Pyman, N. Ramasamy, S. Ramsay, R. Randall, T. Redman, D.W.S. Renwick, S. Ressia, F. Robson, M. Roche, J.K. Rodriguez, P. Rose, P. Ross, K. Rowan, C. Rowley, B. Russell, K. Sanders, J. Scully, K. Shacklock, D. Shah, M. Sheehan, P. Sheldon, H. Shipton, D.H.K. Shum, M. Simms, N. Skinner, G. Slater, A. Smith, M. Smith, E. Soltani, C. Soo, A. Southcombe, J. Stewart, J. Stirling, M. Stuart, J. Storey, D. Stoyanova-Russell, G. Strachan, L. Tallberg, S. Taylor, S.T.T. Teo, P. Thompson, A. Tian, A. R. Timming, O. Tregaskis, J. Trehy, H.H.M. Tse, P. Turner, P.S. Turner, K. Van De Voorde, M. Van Veldhoven, M. Veld, R. Wapshott, Q. Wei, G. White, A. Wilhelmy, A. Wilkinson, M. Witzel, C. Wolkowitz, G. Wood, S. Wood, A. Wright, C.F. Wright, N. Wu, M. Xerri, Y. Xu, K. You, V. Yukongdi
Thoroughly revised and updated to include contemporary terms that have gained importance such as furlough, unconscious bias, platform work, and Great Resignation, this second edition of the Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resource comprising almost 400 entries on core HR areas and concepts.
This second, updated and extended edition of the Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management draws on the work of many of the world’s leading researchers in the field to present the state of the art to scholars, students and practitioners. The Handbook provides a detailed focus on the theoretical underpinnings of Comparative HRM, on comparative studies of specific areas of HRM practice and on the unique features of HRM in all the main regions of the world.
This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date text in the subject. It seeks to address a wide gap existing in terms of the availability of a book that provides extensive coverage in the field. It aims to provide students in human resource management courses and practising managers with a comprehensive view of essential concepts and techniques in a highly readable and understandable form. This book particularly focuses on practical applications, examples and cases that managers can utilise in gaining insights into the subject in order to carry out their HR-related responsibilities. It focuses on practical applications, examples and cases that will be useful for both students and HR managers. It serves two important purposes: to provide an academically rigorous study, and at the same time, offer comprehensive and user-friendly pedagogy. The case studies cited in the book are from across the globe, including studies from India, and will appeal to a large audience.
Overview This is the second edition of the well-regarded local text, Employment Relations. This new edition takes an even more practical approach to a complex area, considering both the industrial regulation and human resources dimensions of the employment relationship. As well as providing a comprehensive guide to employment relations in Australia, the text also offers a selective international comparative view on the management of the employment relationship. The text explains and emphasises the real-world connections between the important theories of industrial relations and human resources, which are key components of the employment relations discipline. The overarching aim is for students to gain a deeper understanding of the 'World of Work', through the discipline of Employment Relations.
Seven Moralities of Human Resource Management analyses morality of HRM from the perspective of American psychologist Laurence Kohlberg. This book examines and makes value judgements on whether or not HRM is moral from the viewpoint of Kohlberg's seven stages of morality as a follow-up study of the author's 2012 book, Seven Management Moralities.
A leading textbook in its field, Human Resource Management at Work is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of HRM. Divided into four key parts, the first part of the book covers HRM strategy and the global context, the forces shaping HRM at work and international and comparative HRM. Part Two discusses the role of HR professionals and line managers in the workplace, and how the responsibilities for delivering effective HR vary in a changing world of work, Part Three has expert coverage of the key areas of HR including resourcing and talent management, learning and development (L&D), reward and employment relations. The final part examines the impact that HRM can have on business performance and also outlines the key knowledge and skills required to carry out a business research project. Fully updated through, this seventh edition now has new coverage of diversity and inclusion (D&I), workplace analytics, ethics, wellbeing and precarious work as well as additional coverage of the alignment of HRM with organisational strategy and the integration of different components of HRM. Human Resource Management at Work includes new global case studies, reflective practice activities to encourage critical thinking, exercises to help the consolidation of learning and 'explore further' boxes to encourage wider reading. Aligned to the CIPD Level 7 qualification yet also relevant on non-CIPD accredited HR masters courses, this book covers everything students need to excel in their academic studies and will ensure that they can hit the ground running in a practitioner role after university. Online supporting resources include an instructor's manual and lecture slides.
Water Resources Management is a component of Encyclopedia of Water Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. This 2-volume set contains several chapters, each of size 5000-30000 words, with perspectives, applications and extensive illustrations. It carries state-of-the-art knowledge in the fields of Water Resources Management and presents an integrated water resources management, water and sustainable development, water scarcity, and the more technical aspects of water resources planning. Important issues related to international rivers, the economics of water, and the legal and institutional aspects of water are addressed. And new approaches to water conservation, non-waterborne sanitation, and economic valuation are presented. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers, NGOs and GOs.
Range and Animal Sciences and Resources Management is a component of Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. Rangelands comprise over forty percent of the earth's land surface and, as one of the most prevalent land systems on the planet, rangelands are critical habitats for myriad plant and animal species and form many of the world's major watersheds Rangelands are categorized in two distinct ways: (a) as a type of land or (b) a type of (land) use. This theme with contributions from distinguished experts in the field discusses about Range and Animal Sciences and Resources Management in several related topics. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.