The Sage Course Companion on Human Resource Management is an accessible introduction to the subject that will help readers to extend their understanding of key concepts and enhance their thinking skills in line with course requirements. It provides support on how to revise for exams and prepare for and write assessed pieces. Readers are encouraged not only to think like an HRM student but also to think about the subject critically.
Designed to compliment existing textbooks for the course, the companion provides:
- Easy access to the key themes in HRM
- Helpful summaries of the approach taken by the main course textbooks and their strengths and weaknesses
- Guidance on the essential study skills required to pass the course
- Sample exam questions and answers, with advice on common themes that must always be addressed, how to use information effectively and pitfalls to advoid
- Themes that run throughout the major points covered by the book
- Taking it Further sections that suggest how readers can extent their thinking beyond the ‘received wisdom’
Much more than a revision guide for undergraduates, it is an essential tool that will help readers take their course understanding to new levels and help them achieve success in their undergraduate course.
Part One: Introducing Your Companion
This SAGE Course Companion offers you an insider's guide into how to make the most of your studies and grasp the key concepts covered in your human resource management (HRM) course. It will provide you with essential help to enhance your understanding of HRM and develop your thinking skills in line with course requirements. It will also help you with revision for your exams, and in preparing and writing assignments.
This book should be used as a supplement to your HRM textbook and lecture notes. You may want to glance through it quickly, reading it in parallel with your course syllabus, noting where each topic is covered in both. Ideally, you should buy this book at the beginning of your HRM ...