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Armstrong, Michael 1928-

Works: 126 works in 896 publications in 10 languages and 32,673 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HD31, 658.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Armstrong
How to be an even better manager : a complete A-Z of proven techniques and essential skills by Michael Armstrong( Book )

65 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This ninth edition of How to be an Even Better Manager covers over 60 essential topics across the three key areas in which any manager needs to be competent: managing people; managing activities and processes; and managing and developing yourself.Thoroughly revised and updated, with ten new chapters providing timely advice on topics such as coaching, developing emotional intelligence, innovating and effectively using financial ratios and balance sheets, this is an invaluable handbook for current and aspiring managers. How to be an Even Better Manager provides sound guidelines that will help managers to develop a broad base of managerial skills and knowledge. Even the most experienced manager needs to keep abreast of new developments and brush up on essential competencies, so this new edition will continue to be a valuable reference"--
A handbook of human resource management practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

81 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised in the light of recent developments in HRM policy and practice, this text includes chapters on human capital management, the role of the front line manager, HR strategies, and implementing HR strategies and learning and development. It also incorporates the results of surveys and research projects conducted by professionals
A handbook of management techniques by Michael Armstrong( Book )

71 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third edition of this handbook of management techniques contains the tried and tested techniques of management alongside all the techniques that have developed since the first and second editions. All areas are covered, including: corporate management; marketing management; operations management; financial management; human resource management; information management; management science; planning and resource allocation; and efficiency and effectiveness. Designed for easy reference, the text also features figures, diagrams and illustrations
The handbook of human resource management by Michael Armstrong( Book )

69 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Strategic human resource management has been taken up by academics, consultants and practitioners alike. However, the integration of human resource strategy with overall business strategy is often easier in theory than in practice. Strategic Human Resource Management provides a bridge between theory and practice and offers a guide both to formulating human resource strategies and to implementing them." "Substantially updated, this fourth edition of an indispensable text includes new material that reflects important developments in HR strategies linked with those issues that affect HRM on a day-to-day basis." "Case studies, checklists, practical examples and a special strategic HR toolkit make this book an extremely practical resource for all those who are involved in putting complex strategy into practice, in order to effect positive and productive change."--Jacket
Reward management : a handbook of remuneration strategy and practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book gives practical illustrations of strategic HR and reward management, emphasizing the use of reward and performance management policies and processes, not just to align with business goals but also to involve and engage employees to voluntarily commit to achieving and exceeding those goals."--Jacket
Performance management : key strategies and practical guidelines by Michael Armstrong( Book )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Managing staff performance is an effective mechanism for developing both staff and organizational growth. By clarifying an organization's objectives, translating these into clear individual goals, and reviewing these goals regularly, performance management provides a well-structured and effective management tool." "This second edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of innovations in performance management processes, particularly in the field of personal development planning, 360-degree feedback and the extensive efforts made by organizations to integrate their business planning and performance processes." "Performance Management provides an action plan for any manager wanting to get the best from his or her employees."--Jacket
A handbook of employee reward management and practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first edition of this book emerged as the definitive guide to reward management and also became an established reference work on human resource management courses around the world. It's not hard to see why. Covering everything you need to know about reward management in a company, the handbook is both highly readable as well as containing an impressive programme of tried and tested techniques for running efficient and motivational reward programmes. The techniques covered include: establishing job values and relativities; developing grade and pay structures; how to reward and review contribution and performance; how to reward special groups; running employee benefit and pension schemes; and so much more. This new edition contains new research conducted by E-Reward, as well as over 30 new case studies and brand new coverage of key topics such as engagement and commitment, bonus schemes and rewarding knowledge workers. If you are involved in developing reward schemes for staff, or are studying human resource management, then this book will open your eyes to the latest thinking in staff motivation and reward
A handbook of management and leadership : a guide to managing for results by Michael Armstrong( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Handbook of Management and Leadership is the definitive guide on the processes of management and leadership. Aligned to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's module Managing for Results, it covers key skills in management and approaches to effective leadership. Packed with essential information on key theories and best practice, and written in a highly readable style, it contains many checklists, diagrams and summaries."--Jacket
Employee reward by Michael Armstrong( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines the many forces influencing decisions about pay - market forces, economics, corporate culture and strategy, to name a few. It provides clear guidance on all remuneration issues, including job evaluation and grading structures
Human capital management : achieving added value through people by Angela Baron( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human Capital Management (HCM) has recently been described as a high-level strategic issue that seeks to analyze, measure and evaluate how people policies and practices create value. Put simply, HCM is about creating and demonstrating the value that great people and great people management add to an organization
Armstrong's handbook of reward management practice : improving performance through reward by Michael Armstrong( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a practical handbook designed to provide guidance on the approaches that can be adopted in developing and managing employee reward stategies, policies and processes
Job evaluation : a guide to achieving equal pay by Michael Armstrong( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timely and practical book which provides a guide to designing, introducing and managing job evaluation processes and the pay structures associated with them
Armstrong's handbook of performance management : an evidence-based guide to delivering high performance by Michael Armstrong( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this radically updated new edition Michael Armstrong looks at the results of major research in this area. He considers how evidence-based material informs understanding of the position performance management has reached and provides practical guidance on how this evidence can be interpreted and applied. "Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management" includes 9 brand new chapters covering important developments in this area including: critiques of performance management; coaching; new performance management models; and a performance management toolkit. Additional online resources are provided for both lecturers and students
Armstrong's essential human resource management practice : a guide to people management by Michael Armstrong( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, a complete overview of the practices and processes fundamental to HR, is written for those who are not HR professionals but need to have a thorough understanding of how to manage people. The text provides a thorough introduction to the core areas of HR including: people resourcing, performance management, learning and development and rewarding people. It also examines the contribution of HR to organizational aims and objectives and how it is integrated within the business
Armstrong's handbook of management and leadership : developing effective people skills for better leadership and management by Michael Armstrong( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing themselves and others. This title provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference
Evidence-based reward management : creating measurable business impact from your pay and reward practices by Michael Armstrong( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an analysis of the failure of organizations to assess the effectiveness of pay and reward practices. This book considers the reasons for this and outlines the damaging consequences of it. It looks at how HR can construct effective reward for improved performance, both for the individual and organization
Valuing roles : how to establish relative worth by Michael Armstrong( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Valuing Roles offers practical advice on how to determine employee worth, as well as how to structure and implement methods that recognize it. The book highlights the benefits and risks of the different approaches businesses can use, putting job evaluation into perspective and demonstrating how it links to other people, pay-related processes, systems and policies, ensuring a transparent framework for talent management." "Written by two highly experienced practitioners, the authors use the latest research on this hugely important topic to offer practical and applicable advice to all those who deal with job evaluation as part of their role. Acknowledging that there is a diverse range of organizational factors that influence choice, and that there is unlikely ever to be a standardized approach to assessing roles, they present a number of alternative models." "The book includes a wide range of case studies including a number of international ones, flowcharts, checklists, templates, and an analysis of a job evaluation survey carried out in 2007 by e-reward. It is essential reading for managers, HR professionals and all those involved in reward and people management."--BOOK JACKET
Strategic reward how organizations add value through reward by Michael Armstrong( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

''Organizations have been taking on more reward practitioners over the past two years and demand for their expertise is expected to keep growing.'' -- People Management. Strategic reward is the process of determining how to develop appropriate reward arrangements and dealing with the issues which arise in making that decision. The focus of this new title, aimed at directors and senior-level HR consultants, is on the formulation and implementation of reward strategies. It provides comparative information regarding the concerns of aligning compensation with business and HR strategies. Case studi
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How to be an even better manager : a complete A-Z of proven techniques and essential skills
Alternative Names
Armstrong, M.

Ārmstrongs, Maikls 1928-

Армстронг М.

Армстронг, Майкл 1928-

Смит М.

أرمسترونج، مايكل، 1928-

ميشيل أرمسترونج، 1928-

암스트롱, 마이클 1928-

English (465)

Polish (20)

Czech (6)

Chinese (4)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

French (1)

Russian (1)

Thai (1)

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