Managing Human Resources +Istudy Version 1 Registration Card
Edition 4 Rev ed
Publication Date 7 May 2013
OverviewEndorsed by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI - the national association representing human resource and people management professionals), Managing Human Resources 4th edition presents a concise coverage of key HRM topics typically taught in a 12 or 13-week teaching semester. The 4th edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the impact of the Fair Work Act on the employment relationship between employers and employees, as well as on the work of HR professionals. Numerous practical examples throughout the text highlight contemporary HR issues, such as: * Employee engagement * Flexible working arrangements * Work-life balance * Generational issues in the workplace * Skills shortages in various industries * The importance of effective employee recruitment and training * The cost of involuntary staff turnover * Increasing diversity in the workplace * Outsourcing * Corporate social and ethical responsibility * Globalisation In addition to a thorough analysis of the contemporary HR landscape in Australia, the text provides useful comparisons with HR practices in regional countries such as India, China and Japan.