Managing People

Managing People

eBook - 2003
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The most important asset of any university or college is its staff, yet the majority of line managers in higher education institutions are not appointed on the basis of their experience of, or expertise in, managing people. This book is a practical guide to people management for these managers. With contributions from Professor Robin Middlehurst, Tom Kennie and Catherine Simm, Alison Hall guides readers through the employment cycle, from recruitment to parting company, addressing en route those issues that cause line managers to lose most sleep. Illustrated throughout with case studies and examples of best practice, the book provides a guide to: effective (and legal) recruitment and selection managing the crucial early days of an appointment leadership, team-building, measuring performance and appraisal managing tricky situations such as sickness absence, discipline, stress, harassment and grievances handling the end of an employment relationship fairly. "Managing People" will be essential reading for HE managers, staff in Human Resource departments, consultants and students and staff involved in HR courses.
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2003
ISBN: 9781280953910
1280953918
9780335225644
0335225640
9780335209934
9780335209941
0335209947
0335209939
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 193 pages)

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