Developing Human Resources is aimed at managers wishing to understand their role in human resource strategy. In a clear, succinct way the authors cover the skills and techniques required to design and implement an effective HRD policy. In addition, they tackle the important tasks of team building, recruitment and change management, as well as the role you play in motivating and appraising your staff. Real examples and case studies are used throughout to illustrate points in a practical context.
Developing Human Resources is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and understanding required for any competency-based management course. It is based upon the Management Charter Initiative's Occupational Standards for Management NVQs and SVQs at Levels 4 & 5. It is particularly suitable also for managers on Certificate and Diploma in Management programmes, including those accredited by BTEC.
Rosemary Thomson and Dr Christopher Mabey are both lecturers in human resource management at the Open Business School.
Series adviser: Paul Jervis
The Institute of Management is the leading management institute in the UK and the largest in Europe. The institute embraces all levels of management from management students to senior executives. It offers a unique range of services for all management disciplines, enabling managers to develop themselves throughout their careers. If you would like to hear more about the benefits of individual or corporate membership, please contact: Dept HM Institute of Management Cottingham Road Corby NN17 1TT 0536 204222
Series adviser's preface; Developing human resources for the twenty-first century; Devising human resource development strategies; Putting human resource development strategies into practice; Auditing human resources; Making fair selection decisions; Managing career development; Developing motivation and commitment; Building effective teams; Assessing and appraising performance; Managing organization development and change; Index.