*** Note to our Australian customers: this text now comes with a FREE bonus supplement: Labor's Workplace Relations Reforms, including coverage of the Fair Work Act 2009 taken from the Wiley text Employment Relations in Australia by Balnave et al. To place an order, go to 'this page' 'and click on the 'Buy' button***' Managing Human Resources 2nd edition is an abridged version of Ray Stone's Human Resource Management 6th edition, the longest running and most successful Australian textbook ever produced in the field of HRM. Its 16 chapters present a concise coverage of key topics typically taught in a 12 or 13 week teaching semester. Thoroughly updated from the 1st edition, key features include: Letters-to-the-editor, Newsbreaks, Case Studies, interviews with human resource practitioners, and a wealth of end-of-chapter activities that provide ample stimulus material for analysis and discussion. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Ray Stone has more than 30 years experience in international HRM and has held senior positions in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. His work experience covers remuneration and benefits, recruitment and selection, psychological appraisal, industrial relations, HRM research, training and development, and strategic human resource planning and policy development. He has taught at Australian, Japanese, Hong Kong and British universities. His articles on negotiating and international HRM have been published in leading academic and business journals in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.