This is the second edition of the successful text published in 2000.The text continues to include self- assessment exercises, exam question, further reading and research and uses short case studies and articles to relate theory to practice.The new edition is completely up-dated with more extracts from Personnel Today and linked in to a website provided by the authors. The book provides excellent coverage of the CIPD syllabus for three core areas of the CIPD syllabus, Managing People, Managing Activities and Managing a business context. New end of chapter website links are included.
Table of Contents
Managing people at work - Individual differences; People at work; Managing people: optimising the people contribution; Managing activities - Managerial work; The work organisation; The issue of quality; Managing in a business context - The strategic framework; The economic and global context; The political context; The European context; The social context; The legal context; The technological context; Social responsibility and business ethics