Strategic People Management and Development: Theory and Practice

Gary Rees (Editor), Ray French (Editor)

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Strategic People Management and Development maps to the CIPD Level 7 module 'People Management and Development strategies for performance'.

It focuses on the need for evidence-based and outcome-driven practice in the people profession and explains how HR and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals can create value and drive performance in an organisation. It provides a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of how to lead and manage employees and effectively develop a workforce as well as extensive coverage of how to ensure professionalism and ethical behaviour in the people function. This book also includes discussion of organisation development and how high-performance work practices drive positive organisational and employee outcomes.

This book also includes practical advice on key HR activities including recruitment, job design,and reward. Fully updated throughout, this book includes case studies to help students see how the theory applies in practice, reflective practice activities to help them think critically about the content and self-test their learning progress as well as 'explore further' boxes to encourage wider reading. Online resources include an instructor's manual, lecture slides, and sample essay questions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherKogan Page
Number of pages408
ISBN (Electronic)9781398607613
ISBN (Print)9781398607620, 9781398607606
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2022


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