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Human Resource Management by T. Amos
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This book has been written specifically for those who need to manage people effectively for business success. It is designed to provide practical insight into the management of the human resources of an organization. It is an indispensable book for those individuals holding management positions in organizations and for all learners seeking insight into the most important aspects of human resource management. This 3rd edition has been completely restructured to provide not only in-depth and practical insight into HRM but also a focus on outcomes designed to help readers and learners develop their ability to practice HRM. To support this focus, chapter content is aligned to the outcomes and each chapter has a 'Practicing HRM' section with tasks designed to assist readers and learners to put the content into practice and meet the chapter outcomes. This is a comprehensive HRM book, covering: the role of HRM in organizations; strategic HRM; South African labor legislation; the South African labor relations system; managing labor relations at the workplace; HR planning and staffing; managing diverse and unique individuals; attracting, motivating, and retaining staff; leading people; managing relational capital, structural capital, organizational culture, and change; managing employee performance; compensation and rewarding performance; training, development, and learning; strategic leadership. Although there is a comprehensive theoretical basis, the emphasis is also on the practical implications of the theory. Example documents are included, such as an employment contract and other relevant HRM information management documents and policies, which, besides being available in the book, can also be accessed on a specially designed website.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the management of people; South African labour legislation; The South African labour relations system; Human resource planning; Staffing; Managing diverse and unique employees; Attending, motivating, and retaining staff; Leadership of people; Managing relational capital; Structural capital, culture, and change; Performance management; Compensation and rewarding performance; Training, development, and learning; Managing labour relations in the workplace; Strategic leadership and human resource management.

Author Biography

Trevor L. Amos is a senior lecturer in the department of management at Rhodes University and a recipient of the Vice Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award. Adrian Ristow is the group public affairs and communications manager for Coca-Cola Sabco. Liezl Ristow is a lecturer in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University law department and an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Noel J. Pearse is a senior lecturer in the Rhodes Business School.
Release date Australia
March 3rd, 2008
Country of Publication
South Africa
3rd Revised edition
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Juta Legal and Academic Publishers
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