Personnel in Practice by Donald CurriePersonnel in Practice by Donald Currie

Personnel in Practice

byDonald Currie

Paperback | July 7, 1997

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Personnel in Practice has been written and developed to meet the needs of students undertaking the Institute of Personnel and Development Certificate in Personnel Practice Course (the IPD-CPP course). It gives students the knowledge, understanding and skills both to meet the course needs and to function effectively in the real world of personnel practice.
Donald Currie has seventeen years' experience in Personnel as both a senior manager and a consultant, after qualifying as an Applied Occupational Psychologist. He subsequently joined Southampton Institute where he has run the Personnel Management Programme for many years and introduced the IPD-CPP course of which he is course leader. ...
Title:Personnel in PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.05 × 6.02 × 0.96 inPublished:July 7, 1997Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0631200894

ISBN - 13:9780631200895


Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Exhibits.

List of Abbreviations.


Part I: The Context of Personnel Practice:.

1. Organisations.

2. A History of Management Thought.

3. Management Processes and Functions.

4. Communication.

5. Motivation.

6. Leadership.

7. General Personnel Activities.

Part II: Planning the Human Resource:.

8. Human Resource Planning.

9. Recruitment.

10. Selection.

11. Induction.

Part III: Developing Employees:.

12. Aspects of Learning.

13. Training.

14. The Techniques of Training.

Part IV: Performance Management: .

15. Personality, Perception and Intelligence.

16. Attitudes.

17. Groups in Organisations.

18. Systems of Appraisal.

19. Reward Management.

Part V: Personnel Information:.

20. Personnel Administration.

21. Personnel Information Systems.

Part VI: Employee Relations:.

22. The Employee Relationship.

23. Industrial Relations.

24. Workplace Health and Safety.


From Our Editors

This clear and fundamental introduction to how personnel works is divided into six major sections: The Context of Personnel Practice: the role of personnel in organizations and modern management practices; Planning the Human Resource: staffing and corporate strategy, recruitment, selection and induction; Developing Employees: the role and management of training and the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes; Performance Management: appraisal, performance, and reward management; Personnel Information: using records, statistics, and a Computerized Personnel Information System (CPIS); Employee Relations: Industrial relations including employee relations policy, rules and codes of practice, ACAS, grievance and discipline, and the law on health and safety.The book sets the personnel function in a modern corporate context and goes on to introduce all the key techniques from recruitment and motivation to the relevant legal and safety issues. Comprehensive, accessibly written and up to date, this new book is an essential resource and for anyone who needs a thorough grounding in UK personnel/practices