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  1. Student Note 1 item
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      If you have difficulty with any of the resources in this reading list please email your Liaison Librarian Jane Shaw j.shaw2@keele.ac.uk to let her know.  Thanks

  2. Course textbooks 12 items
    1. Essential 7 items
      1. Personnel management: a comprehensive guide to theory and practice - Stephen Bach, Keith Sisson 2000

        Book Essential

      2. Resourcing and talent management - Stephen Taylor, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 2014

        Book Essential

      3. People resourcing - Stephen Taylor, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 2008

        Book Essential

      4. An introduction to human resource management - Nick Wilton 2013

        Book Essential 2nd edition.

      5. An introduction to human resource management - Nick Wilton 2010

        Book Essential

    2. Additional 5 items
      1. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases - Tom Redman, Adrian Wilkinson 2013

        Book Recommended 4th edition.

      2. Contemporary human resource management: text and cases - Tom Redman, Adrian Wilkinson 2008

        Book Recommended 3rd edition.

      3. Strategic human resource management: an international perspective 2017

        Book Recommended On order for the library 13/09/2017

      4. Human resource management: a critical text - John Storey 2007

        Book Recommended

      5. Human resource management - Derek Torrington, L. Hall, S. Taylor 2014

        Book Recommended Earlier editions are available in the Library.

  3. Useful websites 6 items
    1. Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

      Website  Many articles are only available to members of the CIPD; however there is some useful information for non-members.

    2. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

      Webpage  This website contains a number of employment related topics.

  4. Lecture 1: Introduction to and overview of the module 0 items
  5. Lecture 2: The context for employee resourcing 7 items
    1. Human resource management: rhetorics and realities - Karen Legge 2004

      Book  Read the Preview/Postscript.

    2. Part 1: The Business in the Global Environment - Janet Morrison 2011

      Chapter 

  6. Lecture 3: The labour market 14 items
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    2. Or:

    3. Chapter 2: The market for labour - Frank Burchill 2014

      Chapter  The 2008 and 1997 editions are also available in the Library.

    4. Chapter 2: Employment market and regulation - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    5. Chapter 5: Strategic aspects of resourcing - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    6. Or:

    7. Chapter 4: The labour market context of HRM - Nick Wilton 2013

      Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

  7. Lecture 4: Human resource planning 15 items
    1. Or:

    2. Planning - David Boddy 2014

      Chapter 

    3. Statistics without tears: a primer for non-mathematicians - Derek Rowntree 1991

      Book  Chapters 1-4.

    4. Or:

    5. Statistics for business: an introduction - Paul Whitehead, Geoffrey Whitehead 1992

      Book  Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 9.

    6. Chapter 5: Human Resource Planning - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

    7. Chapter 3: Planning: jobs and people - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    8. Or:

    9. Chapter 3: Planning: jobs and people - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

  8. Lecture 5: Forms of employment and the contract of employment 15 items
    1. Chapter 12: Managing working time - James Arrowsmith, Keith Sisson 2000

      Chapter 

    2.  OR:

    3. Chapter 15: Working hours - Blyton 1994

      Chapter 

    4. And:

    5. Chapter 4: Human resource management and the labour market pp149-155 - Tim Claydon, Amanda Thompson 2010

      Chapter  Read pages 149-155 of Chapter 4.

    6. Or:

    7. And:

    8. Chapter 4: Human resource management and the labour market. pp148-152 - Tim Claydon, Amanda Thompson 2007

      Chapter  Read pages 148-152 of chapter 4.

    9. Chapters 5 and 6 - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    10. Or:

    11. Chapters 4 and 5 - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

    12. People management - Institute of Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 1995-

      Journal  Available in print in the Library

  9. Lecture 6: Essay guidance 0 items
  10. Lecture 7: Job analysis, job description and person specification 17 items
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    2. Chapter 5: Recruitment and selection - Sue Newell, Shackleton 2000

      Chapter 

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    4. Setting the tone: Job descriptions and person specifications - Industrial Relations Services 2003

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    5. Chapter 3: Recruitment - Scott Hurrell, Dora Scholarios 2013

      Chapter 

    6. Or:

    7. Chapter 3: Recruitment - Anne McCormack, Dora Scholarios 2008

      Chapter 

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    9. Using Competencies in Selection and Recruitment - Rachel Suff 2006

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    10. Chapter 6: Job analysis and job design - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    11. Chapter 8: Job analysis and job design - Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    12. Chapters 7 and 8 - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter  Chapters 7 and 8, in particular pp 147-149 and 169-170.

  11. Lecture 8: Recruitment methods 32 items
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    2. Chapter 5: Recruitment and selection - Sue Newell, Shackleton 2000

      Chapter 

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    4. Chapter 6: Recruitment and selection - Watson 1994

      Chapter  Chapter 6, pp 185-203.

    5. Chapter 6: Recruitment and Selection - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010

      Chapter 

    6. Or:

    7. Or:

    8. Chapter 6: Recruitment and selection - Julie Beardwell, Mary Wright 2004

      Chapter 

    9. Recruitment in small firms - Marilyn Carroll, Mick Marchington, Jill Earnshaw, Stephen Taylor 06/1999

      Article 

    10. Chapter 3: Recruitment - Scott Hurrell, Dora Scholarios 2013

      Chapter 

    11. Or:

    12. Chapter 3: Recruitment - Anne McCormack, Dora Scholarios 2008

      Chapter 

    13. Or:

    14. Using Competencies in Selection and Recruitment - Rachel Suff 2006

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    15. And:

    16. Or:

    17. Chapter 9: Recruitment Advertising - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    18. And:

    19. Chapter 10: Alternative Recruitment Methods - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    20. Chapter 7: Recruitment - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    21. Or:

    22. Chapter 6: Recruitment - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

    23. Additional reading:

    24. Chapter 9: Employer branding - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    25. Recruitment and Selection - Stephen Taylor 2017

      Chapter  On order for the library

  12. Lecture 9: Selection methods 31 items
    1. Or:

    2. Chapter 5: Recruitment and selection - Sue Newell, Shackleton 2000

      Chapter 

    3. Chapter 5: Talent management - Julie Beardwell, Tim Claydon 2010

      Chapter 

    4. Or:

    5. Chapter 4: Selection - Dora Scholarios 2013

      Chapter 

    6. Or:

    7. Chapter 4: Selection - Dora Scholarios 2008

      Chapter 

    8. Or:

    9. Or:

    10. Chapter 8: Employee Resourcing - Paul Iles 2001

      Chapter 

    11. Or:

    12. Chapter 8: Recruitment, selection and assessment - Paul Illes, Graeme Salaman 1994

      Chapter 

    13. Using Competencies in Selection and Recruitment - Rachel Suff 2006

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    14. Chapter 9: Selection: the classic trio - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    15. And:

    16. Chapter 10: Advanced methods of employee selection - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    17. Chapter 11: Selection: the classic trio - Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    18. And:

    19. Chapter 12: Advanced methods of employee selection - Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    20. Chapter 8: Selection methods and decisions - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    21. Or:

    22. Chapter 7: Selection methods and decisions - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

    23. The organization man - William H. Whyte 2002

      Book  Read pages 160-188 and 373-378.

    24. The Tests of Conformity - William H. Whyte 2002

      Chapter  Available as a digitised document

    25. Additional Reading:

    26. Recruitment and Selection - Stephen Taylor 2017

      Chapter  On order for the library

  13. Lecture 10: The role of the law and equal opportunities in recruitment and selection 11 items
    1. Equal opportunities policy and race equality - Peter Gibbon 1992

      Chapter 

    2. The dynamics of managing diversity: a critical approach - Gill Kirton, Anne-Marie Greene 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book  Chapters 2 and 6. Earlier editions are available, but are less up to date.

    3. Cases and materials on employment law - Richard W. Painter, Ann E.M. Holmes 2015

      Book  Chapters 4-6

    4. Chapter 10: Alternative recruitment methods - Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter  Read chapter 10, especially pp 248-251.

    5. The gender relations of assessment - J. Webb 1991

      Chapter  Available as a digitised reading.

    6. The following texts provide useful insight, but need to be read with consideration of the most recent changes in legislation in form of the Equality Act 2010:

    7. Setting the tone: Job descriptions and person specifications - Industrial Relations Services 2003

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    8. Avoiding Age Discrimination in Recruitment and Selection - Rachel Suff 2006

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

  14. Lecture 11: Training and development: The need for training 25 items
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    2. Chapter 7: Towards the Learning Organization - Ewart Keep, Helen Rainbird 2000

      Chapter 

    3. And:

    4. Or:

    5. And:

    6. And:

    7. Chapter 5: Training and development - Irena Grugulis 2013

      Chapter 

    8. Or:

    9. Chapter 5: Training and development - Irena Grugulis 2008

      Chapter 

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    11. Or:

    12. Chapters 16-18. - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    13. Or:

    14. Chapters 16-18. - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

  15. Lecture 12: The training function in the organisation; management development 24 items
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    2. Chapter 8: Management Development - John Storey, William Tate 2000

      Chapter 

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    5. And:

    6. And:

    7. Chapter 5: Training and development - Irena Grugulis 2013

      Chapter 

    8. Or:

    9. Chapter 5: Training and development - Irena Grugulis 2008

      Chapter 

    10. Or:

    11. Or:

    12. Chapters 16-18. - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    13. Or:

    14. Chapters 16-18. - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

  16. Lecture 13: Career planning / management 18 items
    1. The Meanings of Career Revisited: Implications for Theory and Practice - Stephen J. Adamson, Noeleen Doherty, Claire Viney 12/1998

      Article 

    2. Or:

    3. Chapter 8: Management development - Storey, Tate 2000

      Chapter 

    4. Or:

    5. Don't write off the traditional career - D Guest, K Mackenzie Davey 1996

      Article  Available in print in the Library

    6. Chapter 13: Understanding and managing careers in changing contexts - Dulini Fernando, Laurie Cohen, Amal El-Sawad 2013

      Chapter 

    7. Or:

    8. Chapter 13: Understanding and managing careers in changing contexts - Laurie Cohen, Amal El-Sawad 2009

      Chapter 

    9. Or:

    10. Chapter 11 2001

      Chapter 

    11. Chapter 19: Career development - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    12. Or:

    13. Chapter 19: Career development - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

    14. Chapter 12: Careers and career management - Nick Wilton 2010

      Chapter 

    15. Who needs staff? The decline of full-time employment - CIPD May 2017

      Article  Available in print in the Library

  17. Lecture 14: Staff retention; labour turnover 14 items
    1. The Real Costs of Turnover: Lessons from a Call Center. - Hillmer, Steve Hillmer, Barbara McRoberts, Gale 2004

      Article 

    2. Benchmarking labour turnover 2001/2002, Part 1 - Industrial Relations Services 2001

      Article  Available as a digitised reading.

    3. Organisational change and employee turnover - Kevin M. Morrell, John Loan-Clarke, Adrian J. Wilkinson 04/2004

      Article 

    4. Chapter 14: Measuring and analysing employee turnover - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    5. Chapter 15: Improving employee retention - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

    6. Chapter 17: Staff turnover and retention - Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    7. Chapter 9: Staff retention - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2008

      Chapter 

    8. Or:

    9. Chapter 8: - Derek Torrington, Laura Hall, Stephen Taylor 2005

      Chapter 

    10. Advisory booklet - Managing attendance and employee turnover - ACAS 2010

      Article  Read chapter 7 (page 26-30) and appendix 2 (pages34-35).

    11. Additional reading:

    12. Chapter 15: Retirement - Stephen Taylor 2014

      Chapter 

  18. Lecture 15: Module revision and exam guidance 0 items
  19. Digitised documents 9 items
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