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Fundamentals of human resource management; managing people at work.


Fundamentals of human resource management; managing people at work.

Ed. by Derek Torrington et al.

Financial Times Prentice Hall


439 pages




This textbook on practices and principles of human resource management is designed for students and HR professionals who need to master recruitment, development and retention techniques for a modern UK workforce. Torrington (management, U. of Manchester, UK), Atkinson (management, Bradford U., UK), Hall and Taylor (both human resource management, Manchester Metropolitan U., UK) offer over 100 human resource examples and exercises to clearly define effective practices for managing people at work such as reward management, appraisal interviews and disciplinary practices. The balance between encouraging diversity and maintaining equality in a workforce is also discussed.

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