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Human Resource Management

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An organization can achieve its objectives only through the utilization of human effort. Its ‘human resource’ is, therefore, very important. An organization’s ‘human resource’ comprises the combined contributions in the form of efforts, skills or capabilities of the people it employs. In order to manage the wide variety of people working in an organization in the complex business world of today, it has become necessary to apply scientific and practical systems of managing people. This book is an attempt to provide an insight into the various elements which constitute Human Resource Management.

  1. Human Resource Management
    1. Meaning of Human Resources
    2. Human resource functions
    3. Organization culture
    4. Human resource activities in management
    5. HR specialists
    6. Strategic aspects of HRM
    7. The HR manager
    8. Industrial relations
    9. The role of HR department
    10. Effects of a good HR policy
    11. Responsibilities of HR department
  2. Manpower planning, recruitment and selection
    1. Expansion of organization
    2. HR or manpower planning
    3. Self-regulatory manpower control
    4. Problems caused by expansion of organization
    5. Scientific management
    6. Organization and Method Studies (O & M Studies)
    7. Recruitment
    8. Policy of recruitment
    9. Recruitment process
    10. Selection
  3. Induction, Training and Employee Development
    1. Induction
    2. Training and development
    3. Need and benefits of training
    4. Types of training programmes
    5. Training and development methods
    6. Characteristics of a good training programme
    7. Evaluation of training
  4. Health, Safety, Security and Welfare
    1. HR department’s responsibilities
    2. Fire prevention and fire fighting
    3. Medical facilities
    4. Safety and security officers
    5. Prevention of theft and pilfering
    6. Employee welfare
  5. Motivation, Employee Counseling, Resignations and Retirement
    1. Motivation
    2. Style of management
    3. Changes in management attitudes
    4. Contributors and theorists
    5. Motivation strategies
    6. Managerial styles in HR management
    7. Disciplinary action
    8. Employee counseling
    9. Equal Opportunity Policy
    10. Resignations
    11. Retirement
  6. Performance Appraisal
    1. Purpose of Performance Appraisal
    2. Importance of Performance Appraisal
    3. Steps in Appraisal
    4. Methods, techniques and tools
  7. Remuneration
    1. Remuneration policy
    2. Systems of remuneration
    3. Standard employee benefits
  8. Personnel Records and Statistics
    1. Need for Personnel Records
    2. Information in Personnel Records
    3. Formats of Personnel Records
    4. Reports
    5. Learning Organizations
  9. Industrial Relations
    1. Trade Unions
    2. Collective bargaining
    3. Industrial action
    4. Joint consultation
    5. Staff Associations
    6. The Role of HR Manager
  10. References
  11. About the Author

Koshala

Excellent, this book help people like me who seeks for education/theory to use in practical career.

Leopold Akama-Kisseh

This book is good for any student interested in knowing the relevance of Human Resource Management.

Arthur Smith

This book contains a lot about HRM. It is very useful.

Tafirenyika Kakono

An excellent book. Found it very useful for my academic work. Please add publisher and country for ease of reference by academia.

Therese

It was excellent. Easy to understand and the fact it was free made it perfect.

Vanita

This is a very detailed book, and gives an insight into all the aspects of Human Resource Management.

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