Principles of Human Resource Management is part of a major new national programme of texts and modules designed for undergraduate students following business studies degree courses. It provides 150 hours of high quality study designed to be used by students in a supported learning environment. The module provides a comprehensive introduction to the development of human resource management and the changing nature of work. It also covers some of the key topics in the field, including equal opportunities, employee resourcing, employee relations, reward management and employee development. Principles of Human Resource Management contains numerous activities, exercises and examples to develop an in--depth understanding of the subject. It is the most effective teaching and learning resource available at this level.