Handbook of Strategic Recruitment and Selection

Author: Bernard O'Meara
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1780528116
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This theory-based text with unique features that distinguish it from other books in the field. The inclusion of a strategic component differentiates it from most other books. However, the application of systems theory to recruitment and selection sets this book apart. While it includes mainstream topics such as interviews, job analysis and question

Handbook of Employee Selection

Author: James L. Farr
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 131742638X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This second edition of the Handbook of Employee Selection has been revised and updated throughout to reflect current thinking on the state of science and practice in employee selection. In this volume, a diverse group of recognized scholars inside and outside the United States balance theory, research, and practice, often taking a global perspective. Divided into eight parts, chapters cover issues associated with measurement, such as validity and reliability, as well as practical concerns around the development of appropriate selection procedures and implementation of selection programs. Several chapters discuss the measurement of various constructs commonly used as predictors, and other chapters confront criterion measures that are used in test validation. Additional sections include chapters that focus on ethical and legal concerns and testing for certain types of jobs (e.g., blue collar jobs). The second edition features a new section on technology and employee selection. The Handbook of Employee Selection, Second Edition provides an indispensable reference for scholars, researchers, graduate students, and professionals in industrial and organizational psychology, human resource management, and related fields.

Resourcing and Talent Management

Author: Stephen Taylor
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749483865
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Resourcing and Talent Management provides broad and accessible coverage of key topics such as employment markets, flexibility, fairness, diversity, human resource planning, recruitment, employer branding, retention and retirement. Including in-depth discussion of dismissals and redundancy, this textbook is the essential companion for the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Resourcing and Talent Management module. This fully updated 7th edition of Resourcing and Talent Management includes new information on social media and e-recruitment, additional discussion of flexible working and a brand new chapter on global resourcing. Including new international examples and case studies throughout this is essential reading for all students studying a resourcing, recruitment, selection or talent management module on HR or business masters degree. Online supporting resources for lecturers include an instructor's manual, lecture slides and feedback on exercises included in the book. There are also brand new student resources including multiple choice questions, reflective questions and further reading.

Strategic Human Resource Management

Author: Gary Rees
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526416204
Format: PDF, Docs
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A research-focused introductory text written by a stellar contributor line-up including Linda Holbeche, Stephen Taylor and Jim Stewart. The Second Edition integrates an international perspective using examples and case studies from a broad range of regions and industries including Microsoft, Volkswagen and Rolls-Royce. The 2 new chapters on Culture and Globalisation reflect the contemporary workplace, and the future of HR based on Linda Holbeche’s latest research is included in the final chapter. The book is complemented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, Testbank, an Instructor’s manual, access to SAGE Journal articles, learning outcomes and filmed introductions to each area. Suitable for upper undergraduate and Masters level strategic HRM modules or HRM modules that have a strategic angle.

A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice

Author: Michael Armstrong
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749446314
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A fully updated and revised tenth edition of this classic, best selling textbook. It remains the primary text for all students studying HRM - both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as for students of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) diploma. The Handbook also continues to be an essential reference source for all managers concerned with personnel and HRM issues. This new edition of A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice contains a number of significant additions and revisions including substantial revisions to seventeen chapters and new chapters on: Human Capital Management, the Role of the Front Line Manager; HR Strategies; Developing and Implementing HR Strategies and Learning and Development. The new edition also contains updated material based on recent developments in HRM policy and practice and a wide range of surveys and research projects conducted by professional associations and research bodies.

The SAGE Handbook of Human Resource Management

Author: Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446206637
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The SAGE Handbook of Human Resource Management brings together contributions from leading international scholars in an influential collection that combines both global and interdisciplinary perspectives. An indispensable resource for advanced students and researchers in the field, the handbook focuses on familiarising the reader with the fundamentals of applied human resource management whilst contextualizing practice within wider theoretical considerations. Internationally minded chapters combine a critical overview with discussion of key debates and research, as well as comprehensively dealing with important emerging interests. The interdisciplinary and wide-ranging potential of the practising field is reflected through contributions from a diverse range of disciplines, including psychology, politics and sociology

The Complete Guide to Recruitment

Author: Jane Newell Brown
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749459751
Format: PDF, Docs
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Recruiting the right people is one of the most important activities organisations can undertake. Getting it right can mean fast, healthy growth and the fulfilment of business goals; getting it wrong can mean heavy costs, sinking morale and stunted growth. The Complete Guide to Recruitment is a practical self-help guide to best practice in recruitment. With international case studies demonstrating how recruitment contributes to business success, it covers every aspect of the recruitment process including: developing an effective recruitment strategy; relationship building for long-term hiring; assessing and selecting candidates; designing the contract of employment; and creating a great place to work. Also incorporating a broad range of sample adverts, contracts and assessment tests which are available to download and edit, The Complete Guide to Recruitment is ideal for companies of all types and sizes who want to attract and retain top talent.

Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government

Author: Stephen E. Condrey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470616093
Format: PDF
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HANDBOOK OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT, THIRD EDITION The practice of public human resource management has evolved significantly in recent years due to increased outsourcing, privatization, and the diminution of public employee rights. This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic reference Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government offers authoritative, state-of-the-art information for public administrators and human resource professionals. The third edition features contributions from noted experts in the field, including Donald E. Klingner, Mary E. Guy, Jonathan P. West, Jeffrey L. Brudney, Montgomery Van Wart, J. J. Steven Ott, Norma M. Riccucci, and many more. Praise for the Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government "This third edition of the Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government is an essential resource for scholars, practitioners, and general readers in need of concise summaries of up-to-date, cutting-edge, public personnel administration research. No other handbook on the market more concisely, more comprehensively, more clearly synthesizes this vast, rapidly changing field that remains so vital to effective government performance." —RICHARD STILLMAN, editor-in-chief, Public Administration Review "The Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government comprehensively and seamlessly blends theory and practice. The result is a clear road map that can finally make HR a key player in helping the government meet the unprecedented challenges facing our nation, our states, and our communities." —BOB LAVIGNA, vice president, Research, Partnership for Public Service, Washington, DC "With each successive edition, Condrey's Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government becomes a more essential tool for graduate students who wish to improve their understanding of this field. Condrey's own expertise has enabled him to take contributions from leading experts in the field and shape them into a reader that is comprehensive, engaging, and authoritative." —DONALD E. KLINGNER, University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; former president, American Society for Public Administration; and fellow, National Academy of Public Administration

Handbook of Career Theory

Author: Michael B. Arthur
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521389440
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This cross-disciplinary text is designed to appeal to a diversity of social science scholars. The central focus is on new ways of viewing the career, or how working lives unfold over time. Fresh views from psychology, social psychology, sociology, anthropology, organization theory, economics, and political science are among those represented in the twenty-five chapter anthology. The design of the handbook in three parts--current approaches, new ideas, and future directions--is intended to engage the reader in the debate from which new and better career theories can be developed.

Handbook of Human Factors

Author: Gavriel Salvendy
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This handbook provides vital information on the effective design and use of systems requiring interaction between humans, machines, and the environment. Six broad areas of study are covered including intrapersonal relationships on the job, the application of ``analytical capability'', the scope and limitation of each methodology, the applications of present methodologies to specific work situations, and the manufacturing and service industries.