Human Resource Management: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Adrian Wilkinson
English | May 24th, 2022 | ISBN: 0198714734 | 152 pages | True EPUB | 1.26 MB
The way in which organizations manage their people has always been pivotal to their performance, long before formal human resource management coalesced into a definable and somewhat fashionable discipline in the mid-1980s. Earlier campaigns for worker welfare in the 18th and 19th century were driven by a mix of humanitarian, religious, philanthropic, and business motives, and sought workplace amenities such as medical care, housing, and libraries. At the same time functionaries and departments specialising in HR processes such as hiring, payroll, and record keeping emerged.