Human Resource Practice

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Edition: 7th
Publication Date: July 2016
Pages: 360
Format: Book

ISBN13: 9781843984061

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Human Resource Practice is the definitive text for the CIPD’s certificate in HR Practice.

Key Features: 

  • Completely maps to the CIPD standards for the Certificate in HR Practice
  • Delivers all the skills and knowledge required by HR professionals 
  • Written in an accessible way, with engaging cases and activities 
  • Takes a practical approach

New to this edition:

  • Exploration and critique of models, such as the Ulrich model 
  • A focus throughout on the theme of Employee Engagement and Well-being 
  • Increased depth and breadth of the ‘practice’ elements of HR including Law, Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management and Reward. 

Online Resources:
For tutors:

  • Lecturer guides 
  • PowerPoint slides 

For students: 

  • Annotated web links
  • Updates from Malcolm and Fiona’s blog

Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview

Chapter 2 The Organisational Context

Chapter 3 The Legal Background to Employment

Chapter 4 Job Analysis

Chapter 5 Recruitment and Selection

Chapter 6 Performance Management

Chapter 7 Reward

Chapter 8 Employee Relations

Chapter 9 Learning and Development

Chapter 10 Information and Communication Technology in HR

Chapter 11 Change in Organisations

Chapter 12 Personal Effectiveness

Malcolm Martin
Malcolm Martin BSc, Chartered FCIPD has been involved in the design and delivery of Certificate in Personnel Practice programmes since 1993. His experience covers a range of sectors from care, education and manufacturing, to polymers, chemicals and steel. He has held middle management positions in industrial relations, project management and human resources.

Fiona Whiting
Fiona Whiting MSc, LLb, Chartered FCIPD is a freelance HR consultant. Fiona has many years experience as a generalist practitioner both in the public sector and as a freelance practitioner working across the public, voluntary and private sectors. She has held a number of Board level HR Director posts within the NHS. She is co-founder and director of equip workforce ltd, a consultancy working predominantly with public sector organisations on HR strategy development, organisational development, change management and developing people management capability.

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