How do you as human resource manager successfully carry out the steps in the workforce planning process? How can you keep abreast of legal requirements in health and safety management? How do you integrate a HRM strategy with the overall organisational strategy? The ninth edition of Human Resource Management continues to provide an introduction to the field of human resource management for undergraduate students at universities, universities of technology, and private colleges. This book also offers valuable insight to human resource professionals. A simply explained theoretical textbook on the subject, Human Resource Management ninth edition is written by a strong core of South African authors to ensure that the approach to human resource management remains local and relevant. These authors are complemented by international authors to includea broader perspective of international practices. The textbook includes the following features which makes the content more accessible to students and gives them practical insight: * Reflection boxes which promote critical thinking* Information boxes which provide additional content and examples* Exercises which encourage students to engage with what they have learned and to self-assess their progress* Case in point boxes and closing case studies which provide additional context as well as the application of theory to realistic scenarios which graduates might encounter.