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Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management


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The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.

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Training at Work Critical Analysis of Workplace Training and Development

Training at Work: Critical Analysis of Workplace Training and Development

1st Edition

By Jeff Hyman
March 31, 2021

Training in the workplace can be costly and time-consuming. Consequently it is often neglected. However, it plays an essential part in a company's success, increasing the level of performance, aiding strategic decision-making and maximizing quality and efficiency. Using detailed surveys and ...

Humanising the Workplace New Proposals and Perspectives

Humanising the Workplace: New Proposals and Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Richard N. Ottaway
November 20, 2018

A great deal of attention is focused on the problem of improving the working environment. The research involved is not merely a question of improving industrial relations but rather it forms part of the entire inter-disciplinary search for ways of improving the quality of working life. This volume,...

Motivation at Work

Motivation at Work

1st Edition

By Hywel Murrell
November 20, 2018

The last century has seen a wide variety of approaches to motivation, from scientific management through financial incentives, productivity bargaining to job enrichment. Psychologists and other social scientists have attempted to help industry through the development of theories on motivation and ...

Planning Continuing Professional Development

Planning Continuing Professional Development

1st Edition

Edited By Frankie Todd
November 20, 2018

Continuing professional development (CPD) aims to maintain or improve the quality of professional performance. So far, it tends to have been designed for specific professional groups such as teachers, doctors, architects or engineers. Approaches, as a result, have often been local, separatist or ...

Managing Work Experience

Managing Work Experience

1st Edition

By Peter Ashworth, Judy Saxton
November 20, 2018

This book, first published in 1992, sets out the belief that the placement element of courses should be designed from the start as a genuine educational experience. The learner most not merely live through experiences which are supposed to lead to personal and professional development, but must ...

The Interview in Staff Appraisal

The Interview in Staff Appraisal

1st Edition

By W. E. Beveridge
November 20, 2018

The Interview in Staff Appraisal, first published in 1975, sets out to ensure that the work appraisal is used constructively and within a well-designed system. The book provides personnel and training managers, and others responsible for the introduction of an appraisal system into their work ...

A History of Personnel Administration 1890-1910

A History of Personnel Administration 1890-1910

1st Edition

By Oscar W. Nestor
November 20, 2018

This study, first published in 1986, examines and evaluates the personnel techniques and activities that were characteristic of one period in American industrial life. In later years these techniques and activities came to be known as personnel management or personnel administration. By these terms...

Autonomy and Control at the Workplace Contexts for Job Redesign

Autonomy and Control at the Workplace: Contexts for Job Redesign

1st Edition

Edited By John E. Kelly, Chris W. Clegg
November 20, 2018

This book, first published in 1982, aims to re-examine the phenomenon of job redesign in a series of different but related contexts by including accounts, often using case study material, from people trained in a range of social science disciplines utilising different frames of reference. Thus job ...

Career Planning, Development, and Management An Annotated Bibliography

Career Planning, Development, and Management: An Annotated Bibliography

1st Edition

By Jonathan P. West
November 20, 2018

Substantial literature has emerged on the subject of career planning, development, and management. Academic research by economists, educators, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists has made the study of careers in organizations an important interdisciplinary focus in the social ...

Choosing and Keeping Computer Staff Recruitment, Selection and Development of Computer Personnel

Choosing and Keeping Computer Staff: Recruitment, Selection and Development of Computer Personnel

1st Edition

By Anthony Chandor
November 20, 2018

This clear and detailed analysis, first published in 1976, of recruitment methods, staff development techniques, staff motivation, and organisational structures will be valuable to data processing managers and personnel officers alike. Its practical flavour and real understanding will also be ...

Cultural Adaptation in the Workplace

Cultural Adaptation in the Workplace

1st Edition

By Martha Tyler John, Donald G. Roberts
November 20, 2018

The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to explore the dimensions of the changing workforce, and examines the issues faced by non-native workers and their employers. This study aims to explore issues such as culture shock and cultural adaptation in the healthcare, fast food and hotel ...

Employee Relations Audits

Employee Relations Audits

1st Edition

By C. Jennings, W. E. J. McCarthy, R. Undy
November 20, 2018

This book, first published in 1990, is a practical manual which presents guidance on how to carry out and evaluate an employee relations audit. This title also provides audits for five key areas of employee relations, including communication and consultation, equality of opportunity and ...

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