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.

Management Development

Management development

The full range of training and development activities aimed at maximising the actual and potential contribution of a manager to the business over both the short and longer term. Some writers prefer the shorter form of attempts to improve managerial effectiveness through learning processes.

As a starting point the development of managerial competence and capability rather than what might be termed the technical elements of a job, for example computer skills, defines management development. However, some ‘technical’ development is necessary for all managerial jobs. For example, all professions and areas of work experience will change – HR managers need to be aware of developments in employment-related legislation even if they do not need know the detailed provisions that have changed. Equally, at some ...

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