Part One : Introduction to human resources management -- 1 What is human resources management? -- 2 People management makes the difference -- 3 Strategic human resources management -- 4 Future challenges for HR management -- 5 Roles and responsibilities for HR management -- 6 The HR function -- 7 Competences, professionalism and ethics -- 8 HR policies and procedures -- 9 Assessing HR effectiveness -- Part Two : Staffing the organisation -- 10 Planning for human resources -- 11 Organising work and designing jobs -- 12 Recruitment and selection -- 13 Welcoming the new employee -- Part Three : Managing people and performance -- 14 The employment relationship -- 15 Employee engagement -- 16 Managing performance -- 17 Performance planning and review -- 18 Workplace safety and health -- 19 Employee wellbeing -- 20 Work-life balance -- Part Four : Managing employment relations -- 21 The nature of employment relations -- 22 Employers, workers and unions -- 23 Employment agreements -- 24 Negotiations and bargaining -- 25 Discipline, disputes and grievances -- 26 Leaving the organisation -- Part Five : Developing people and performance -- 27 From training to learning -- 28 The learning organisation -- 29 Career and personal development -- 30 Training for job performance -- 31 Management development -- 2 Coaching and mentoring -- 33 Industry training in New Zealand -- Part Six : Rewarding people and performance -- 34 Rewards for people and performance -- 35 Remuneration philosophies and strategies -- 36 Remuneration systems and structures -- 37 Types of pay and pay systems -- 38 Managing employee benefits -- Key terms explained -- Index.
Richard Rudman is a consultant and writer on human resources management and related areas. He has advised and worked with a range of private and public sector organisations over the past 25 years, having previously held corporate roles in human resources management, employee development and employment relations. Richard Rudman writes on human resources and employment relations. In addition to Human Resources Management in New Zealand, he is the author of the annual New Zealand Employment Law Guide (published by CCH New Zealand) and Performance Planning and Review: Making Employee Appraisals Work (Allen & Unwin). He is the compiler of HR Manager and Workforce Manager, online services produced by CCH New Zealand, and a contributing editor to the CCH Australia reporting services Human Resources Management and Managing Training and Development. He has written articles for many journals and magazines. Richard Rudman has taught at Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University in Palmerston North. He has led executive development programmes in New Zealand and Asia, and presented papers to a number of international human resource management conferences. He is a Life Fellow of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and a holder of its prestigious Ron Ellis Memorial Award for outstanding contribution to the human resources profession. Richard Rudman holds degrees from University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington.