• Summary
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  • Subject index

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.

Revision Hints and Tips
Revision hints and tips
The Return Journey

Revision is a means to ‘revisit’ what you have encountered before. Familiarity with your material can help reduce anxiety, inspire confidence, and fuel motivation for further learning and good performance.

Start at the Beginning

Strategy for revision should be on your mind from your first lecture. Do not waste any lecture, tutorial, seminar, group discussion, and so on by letting the material evaporate into thin air. Get into the habit of making a few points for revision in a notebook after each learning activity. By ...

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