WorldCat Identities

Armstrong, Michael 1928-

Works: 132 works in 1,109 publications in 5 languages and 33,556 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HF5549, 658.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Armstrong
A handbook of personnel management practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

68 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction comprises an introduction to the series (how to use this book), a brief introduction to the Windows operating system and an introduction to the software
A handbook of management techniques by Michael Armstrong( Book )

57 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 943 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
A handbook of human resource management practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now fully revised to reflect the Institute of Personnel and Development's current syllabus, this book offers a comprehensive handbook of human resource management practice
How to be an even better manager : a complete A-Z of proven techniques and essential skills by Michael Armstrong( Book )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 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"
Reward management : a handbook of remuneration strategy and practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

47 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 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
How to manage people by Michael Armstrong( Book )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical book from best-selling author Michael Armstrong. It covers every aspect that involves getting things done through people, including: leadership, motivating people, team building, delegating, interviewing, managing performance, developing and rewarding people, managing change and handling people problems
Strategic human resource management : a guide to action by Michael Armstrong( Book )

53 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 512 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
Armstrong's handbook of human resource management practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

56 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 503 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
Performance management : key strategies and practical guidelines by Michael Armstrong( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 356 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 )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 329 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
Human capital management : achieving added value through people by Angela Baron( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 227 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 )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 217 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
Armstrong's handbook of strategic human resource management by Michael Armstrong( Book )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- The framework of strategic hrm -- Han resource management -- Strategic management -- Strategic human resource management -- The strategic role of hr -- Hrm strategy in general -- The nature of hr strategy -- Developing hr strategy -- Delivering hr strategy -- Hrm strategies related to organizational capability and organizational and individual performance -- Organization development strategy -- Human capital management strategy -- Knowledge management strategy -- Corporate social responsibility strategy -- Organizational performance strategy -- Individual performance management strategy -- Hrm strategies dealing with specific aspects of hrm -- Employee engagement strategy -- Resourcing strategy -- Talent management strategy -- Learning and development strategy -- Reward strategy -- Employment relations strategy -- The international scene -- Strategic international hrm -- International hrm strategies -- References
Armstrong's handbook of performance management : an evidence-based guide to delivering high performance by Michael Armstrong( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 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
A handbook of management techniques : a comprehensive guide to achieving managerial excellence and improved decision making by Michael Armstrong( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now in a revised third edition, this best-selling guide to modern management techniques is an essential resource for managers in all departments and across all industries. A Handbook of Management Techniques boasts over 100 systematic and analytical methods used by managers to improve decision-making and managerial performance."--BOOK JACKET
Armstrong's essential human resource management practice : a guide to people management by Michael Armstrong( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 128 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 : a guide to managing for results by Michael Armstrong( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rmstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with emphasis on what managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference in their organizations. As well as presenting the key skills required for effective management, it also deals with three important areas of management: change management, continuous improvement and the achievement of high levels of customer service." "An ideal resource for those studying introductory management modules in business and HR programs, the book is accompanied by online material for instructors and by an exhaustive set of questions and answers to help students test their learning."--Jacket
Evidence-based reward management : creating measurable business impact from your pay and reward practices by Michael Armstrong( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 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
The reward management toolkit : a step-by-step guide to designing and delivering pay and benefits by Michael Armstrong( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Polish and English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deciding how to effectively reward staff is one of the most tricky and contentious areas in people management. Getting it right can help promote a motivated workforce, and significantly improve recruitment and retention. But how do you decide what pay scale is suitable for which job and how do you design reward packages which recognise contribution and encourage employee? The Reward Toolkit provides practical, step-by-step guidance on designing and delivering rewards across organizations. In each tool the authors describe what the tool will achieve and provide guidance on when it is appropriate to implement. Each tool is supported by questionnaires, checklists and opinion surveys which can be used as the basis for analysis, discussions in workshops, project teams and focus groups. These tools include: the design, development and implementation process, strategic reward, job evaluation, market rate analysis, and benefits options, including flexible benefits and the management and evaluation of reward systems
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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-

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Polish (24)

Czech (5)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (2)

A handbook of management techniquesA handbook of human resource management practiceHow to be an even better manager : a complete A-Z of proven techniques and essential skillsReward management : a handbook of remuneration strategy and practiceHow to manage peopleStrategic human resource management : a guide to actionArmstrong's handbook of human resource management practicePerformance management : key strategies and practical guidelines