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Armstrong, Michael 1928-

Overview
Works: 157 works in 1,190 publications in 5 languages and 31,590 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HF5549, 658.3
Publication Timeline
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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( )

90 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,311 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"-
Strategic human resource management : a guide to action by Michael Armstrong( )

51 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 2,284 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
How to manage people by Michael Armstrong( )

42 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,054 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
A handbook of human resource management practice by Michael Armstrong( )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,686 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
Armstrong's handbook of human resource management practice by Michael Armstrong( )

60 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,454 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
Human capital management : achieving added value through people by Angela Baron( )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,350 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 performance management : an evidence-based guide to delivering high performance by Michael Armstrong( )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management provides practical advice on managing staff performance. Including innovations in the performance management process, guidance on 360-degree feedback, pay and personnel development planning. 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. 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. The book 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."--Publisher's website
Performance management : key strategies and practical guidelines by Michael Armstrong( )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,315 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
Valuing roles : how to establish relative worth by Michael Armstrong( )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,164 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( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,119 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
Reward management : a handbook of remuneration strategy and practice by Michael Armstrong( )

47 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,047 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
A handbook of employee reward management and practice by Michael Armstrong( )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Handbook of Employee Reward Management and Practice is the definitive guide for practitioners involved in developing and managing reward strategies, policies and processes, and students of employee reward. Aligned to the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development's professional standards for employee reward, this book is an essential aid for students and lecturers as well as a practical guide for human resource professionals."--Jacket
A handbook of personnel management practice by Michael Armstrong( Book )

66 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 938 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
Armstrong's handbook of strategic human resource management by Michael Armstrong( )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 896 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. Armstrong's Handbook of 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. Completely revised, this fifth edition of an indispensable text includes new material on international aspects of strategic human resource management. The book also reflects important developments in HR strategies linked with those issues that affect HRM on a day-to-day basis
Armstrong's handbook of management and leadership : a guide to managing for results by Michael Armstrong( )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 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
A handbook of management techniques : a comprehensive guide to achieving managerial excellence and improved decision making by Michael Armstrong( )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 829 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( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 817 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 reward management practice : improving performance through reward by Michael Armstrong( )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 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
A handbook of management techniques by Michael Armstrong( Book )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide lists and describes the systematic and analytical methods used by business managers to assist the decision-making process and improve efficiency, particularly with reference to planning and control. All concepts are accompanied by diagrams which illustrate particular points
Strategic reward : making it happen by Michael Armstrong( )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic reward is the process of deciding what route to take in developing appropriate reward arrangements and dealing with the issues which arise in making that journey. This book examines the essence and context of strategic reward and considers the processes involved in developing and implementing reward strategies. Strategic reward is the process of deciding what route to take in developing appropriate reward arrangements and dealing with the issues which arise in making that journey. Armstrong and Brown hold great faith in strategic reward and present here their 'new realism' philosophy on the subject. They base this new work on their twenty years' experience of advising on reward strategies. It examines the essence and context of strategic reward and considers the processes involved in developing and implementing reward strategies. It includes an overview of the risks and the opportunities in pursuing a reward strategy, and demonstrates how critical it is to the dual agenda of successful organizational performance and the motivation and engagement of staff
 
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Human capital management : achieving added value through people
Alternative Names
Armstrong, M.

Ārmstrongs, Maikls 1928-

Армстронг М.

Армстронг, Майкл 1928-

Смит М.

أرمسترونج، مايكل، 1928-

ميشيل أرمسترونج، 1928-

암스트롱, 마이클 1928-

Languages
English (634)

Polish (4)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Czech (1)

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Strategic human resource management : a guide to actionHow to manage peopleA handbook of human resource management practiceArmstrong's handbook of human resource management practiceHuman capital management : achieving added value through peopleArmstrong's handbook of performance management : an evidence-based guide to delivering high performancePerformance management : key strategies and practical guidelinesValuing roles : how to establish relative worth