Human Resource Management, 9th Edition

ISBN: 9780730363347, 9780730363125

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Leading academic Ray Stone’s ninth edition of Human Resource Management combines quality, trusted content from market leading HRM author Ray Stone with game-changing digital delivery. At 21 chapters, Stone’s 9th edition covers all the content you need.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code included, this title enables you to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features designed so you get the most out of learning.

You can expect components like expert insight videos from practitioners that help what you’re learning with real-world local cases, animations and interactivities that are embedded at the point of learning to bring course concepts to life, Concept Check questions that are found throughout the text and provide instant feedback and reinforce the concepts you’re learning about in the text, and ensuring students get to have the best of both worlds, with the ability to switch between reading something tangible and studying with online (or offline!) learning resources, through the ability to search, highlight and take notes within the text for more efficient study.

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  • In Situ Videos: Newsflash videos from the ABC analyse current issues and affairs, and prompt you to think critically about HR in the media.
  • Hear From Practitioners: Features prominent HR professionals from Australian firms Ernst & Young and Atlassian, helping you apply HR theory to real-life contexts.
  • Accessible Content: Concise, engaging, trusted content delivered in digestible chunks to bring your HRM course to life.
  • Trusted Authorship: Know you’re getting the best content from leading author Stone and a team of renowned academics and practitioners in the field.
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Raymond J. Stone, BA, BCom, DipSocStud. (Melb), MA (Ottawa), PhD (Hong Kong), CMAHRI, has more than 40 years’ experience in international HRM and has held senior positions in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. His work experience covers compensation and benefits, recruitment and selection, psychological appraisal, industrial relations, HRM research, training and development, and strategic human resource planning and policy development. He has taught at Australian, Japanese, Hong Kong and British universities. His articles about negotiation and international HRM have been published in leading academic and business journals in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Anne Cox (Chapter 18 updates) is the Senior Lecturer at the School of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong. After completing her studies at Newcastle, Australia, Anne started her doctoral study at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, United Kingdom. She wrote a thesis on the transfer of HR/IR policies and practices across borders. She was awarded a doctoral degree in 2004. Anne now researches and publishes in four main areas: multinational companies’ HRM/IR policies, the transformation of HRM/IR systems in developing countries, psychological contracts of non-traditional employees, and gender equity.

John Lunny (Chapter 4 updates) is the Principal of Workplace Resolve Pty Ltd, a Brisbane-based incorporated legal practice, specialising in workplace relations and employment law. Prior to establishing Workplace Resolve, John was a partner at DLA Phillips Fox, Clayton Utz and Dunhill Madden Butler. He was also the principal of his own successful niche practice in Melbourne. John is a Queensland Law Society accredited specialist in workplace relations and employment law and is an Adjunct Professor in the Business School of Griffith University. He is a Chartered Fellow of the UK’s Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow and former State President of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

1. Strategic human resource management systems
2. Human resource planning
3. Human resource information
4. Human resource management and the law
5. Job analysis, job design and quality of work life
6. Recruiting human resources
7. Employee selection
8. Appraising and managing performance
9. Human resource development
10. Career planning and development
11. Employee motivation
12. Employee remuneration
13. Employee benefits
14. Industrial relations
15. Managing change
16. Negotiation
17. Employee health and safety
18. Managing diversity
19. International human resource management
20. Managing international assignments
21. Assessing HRM effectiveness
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