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Strategic Human Resource Management A Guide to Action

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ISBN-10: 0749445114

ISBN-13: 9780749445119

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Armstrong

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There is often a gap between the rhetoric of Strategic Human Resource Management and the reality of strategy in action. This highly regarded, fully updated book provides practical guidance on implementing the complex HR strategies formulated by many practitioners, academics and consultants in recent years.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 3/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Born in 1966, Walton Golightly hails from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - on the doorstep of what used to be the Zulu Kingdom. The People of the Sky is his third novel, and the final instalment in the Amazulu trilogy.Michael Armstrong is a Companion and former Chief Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD), joint managing partner of e-reward and an independent management consultant. He is the author of several best-selling HR titles including Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, Armstrong's Handbook of Reward Management Practice, Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management, Strategic Human Resource Management and Armstrong's Handbook of Management…    

The Framework of Strategic Human Resource Management
Human resource management
Human resource management defined
Models of HRM
Aims of HRM
Characteristics of HRM
Reservations about HRM
HRM and personnel management
Strategy: concept and process
Strategy defined
The concept of strategy
The fundamentals of strategy
The formulation of strategy
Strategic human resource management: concept and process
Strategic HRM defined
The meaning of strategic HRM
Aims of strategic HRM
Approaches to strategic HRM
Limitations to the concept of strategic HRM
HR strategies
HR strategies defined
Types of HR strategies
Criteria for an effective HR strategy
Strategic Human Resource Management in Action
Formulating and implementing HR strategies
Fundamental process considerations
Characteristics of the process
Developing HR strategies
Setting out the strategy
Conducting a strategic review
Implementing HR strategies
Improving business performance through strategic HRM
How HR impacts on organizational performance
How HRM strategies make an impact
How strategic HRM concepts impact on practice
Roles in strategic HRM
The strategic role of top management
The strategic role of front-line management
The strategic role of the HR director
The strategic role of HR specialists
HR Strategies
Strategies for improving organizational effectiveness
Strategies for improving organizational effectiveness
Strategies for organizational development
Strategies for organizational transformation
Strategies for culture management
Strategies for knowledge management
Commitment strategy
Strategies for developing a climate of trust
Quality management strategies
Continuous improvement strategies
Customer service strategy
Resourcing strategy
Resourcing strategy defined
The objective of resourcing strategy
The strategic HRM approach to resourcing
Integrating business and resourcing strategies
Bundling resourcing strategies and activities
The components of employee resourcing strategy
Human resource planning
Resourcing plans
Retention strategy
Flexibility strategy
Talent management strategy
Learning and development strategy
Strategic HRD
Strategies for creating a learning culture
Organizational learning strategies
Learning organization strategy
Individual learning strategies
Strategies for managing performance
Performance management
Performance management defined
Purpose of performance management
Performance management concerns
The scope of performance management strategy
The process of performance management
Reward strategy
Reward strategy defined
Why have a reward strategy?
Characteristics of reward strategy
The structure of reward strategy
The content of reward strategy
Guiding principles
Developing reward strategy
Effective reward strategies
Reward strategy and line management capability
Employee relations strategy
Employee relations strategy defined
Concerns of employee relations strategy
Strategic directions
The background to employee relations strategies
The HRM approach to employee relations
Policy options
Formulating employee relations strategies
Partnership agreements
Employee voice strategies
Further reading
Author index
Subject index