Overview for Understanding Human Resource: Management Perspectives
The practice of human resource management has evolved significantly in recent years due to increased shortage of skilled workers, outsourcing, privatization and the diminution of employee rights. This thoroughly updated edition of the classic reference Understanding Human Resource: Management Perspectives offers authoritative, state-of-the-art information for managers, business planners, administrators and human resource professionals. This book brings together the latest information on important ‘issues-driven’ concerns that the field of human resource now has to face, absorb interpret then reanalyze through current practices. Human resource management is universal in terms of strategies, policies, processes and programmes that have clearly addressed by the author. Human resource management perspective is both academic driven and a business practice that addresses the theoretical and practice methods of managing and sustaining a workforce for better tomorrow.
Contents: Preface. 1. Human capital and its assessment. 2. Management: an overview. 3. Nature of management. 4. Principles of management. 5. Human resource management. 6. Perspectives on human resource management. 7. Theoretical perspectives on human resource management. 8. Contemporary human resource management. 9. Some key issues in human resource management. 10. Motivation and capabilities of human capital at workplace. 11. Human resource managers’ career, skills and responsibilities. 12. Understanding strategic planning and practices in human resource management. 13. The art of managing human resource. 14. Human resource management: global perspective. 15. Human resource management: Indian perspective. 16. The future prospects of human resource management. Bibliography. Index.