Studying Human Resource Management
Published: August 2012
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DescriptionStudying Human Resource Management covers the content of the CIPD intermediate level core units in human resource management and development. The book is written and edited by CIPD accredited experts in the field with a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and examining, and covers the unit learning outcomes. It also includes reflective activities, annotated further reading, and case studies.
ContentsChapter 1: Studying HRM (Stephen Taylor and Carol Woodhams)
Chapter 2: Managing and Co-ordinating the HR Function (Stephen Taylor and Krystal Wilkinson)
Chapter 3: Business Issues and the Context of Human Resources (Stephen Taylor and Krystal Wilkinson)
Chapter 4: Developing Professional Practice (Ted Johns and Graham Perkins)
Chapter 5: Using Information in Human Resources (Graham Perkins and Carol Woodhams)
Chapter 6: Developing the Knowledge and Skills of the HR Professional (Carol Woodhams, Graham Perkins and Krystal Wilkinson)
Stephen Taylor, Chartered FCIPD, is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School. He is also a Chief Examiner for the CIPD.Carol Woodhams
Carol Woodhams, Chartered FCIPD, is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter. She is CIPD National Examiner for the topic Designing and Delivering Training.
Reviews'Through the successful collaboration of the core modules of the intermediate qualification into one text, a valuable resource to both learners and tutors has been created. It enhances the continuing alignment of educational objectives and the CIPD's professional development framework to deliver and develop outstanding HR professionals.'
- Ian Chapman, CIPD course leader, Warrington Collegiate
This is a clearly written text which successfully bridges the gap between theory and practice. Coverage of the core modules of the CIPD Intermediate qualification is comprehensive and is a welcome addition to assist students in studying at this level.
- Dr. Margaret Inman, Head of Postgraduate and Professional Studies, Swansea Metropolitan University