Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way.
Provides an alternative to larger, more detailed HRM textbooks which often go beyond the needs of undergraduate students on HRM courses to offer a concise, critical introduction to the business function and academic discipline of HRM.
Intended for the 'Employee Reward' module on the CIPD's postgraduate qualification, as well as for Reward modules in a HR and business degree market, this text focuses on Reward in the market place. It seeks to build on the legacy of the Armstrong text but offer a comprehensive, student friendly and critical approach to the subject area.
Designed specifically for the CIPD's Managing Employment Relations module, this title covers the new CIPD standards and revised module. It takes a hands-on, practical approach to Employment Relations, enabling students to apply their learning in the workplace. It is also suitable for non-CIPD Employment Relations modules.
"58 Ways to Improvise in Training is a 'hands on' book full of ideas to help trainers energise groups large and small. It's a book that will remain on my desk rather than propping it up!" - Leslie Spiers, Managing Director, Proem Consulting Limited