Key Concepts in Human Resources Management is an essential guide to the theories and issues that define the field - from the critical debates to the more practical considerations that every student should be aware of.52 short entries will serve to orientate the student round the need-to-know essentials. Entries will include Employment Tribunals, Benefits, Corporate Social Responsibility, Discipline and Grievance, Control, Employee relations, Incentive schemes, Motivation, Organizational culture, Strategic HRM, Victimisation.A range of relevant HR applications will be given for each term.A selection of recommended readings are suggested for each entry.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee assistance programme

A scheme provided by an employer to offer assistance to employees who experience a problem and who might find it beneficial to have an opportunity to talk to a support worker, the intention being to assist the employee to find a way of dealing positively with the difficulty.

Employee assistance programmes (EAP) are generally made available to employees as part of an organisation's benefit arrangements. They are an attempt to encourage employees to seek help in dealing with issues that might otherwise create difficulties at work in relation to performance and/or attendance. The issues that can be covered by an EAP can be very wide and are not usually restricted to things directly related to work. They could typically (but not ...

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