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Human Resource Management Subject Guide: Books and eBooks


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All the books in the library are organised first by number (which corresponds to a subject area) and then alphabetically by author’s surname. Use the library catalogue to search for books from your reading list.

To help you get started, the first box below provides a few selective helpful numbers – consult your reading lists and course material for more detail on your recommended texts; for assistance in using the library catalogue, please use this guide.


These numbers may be helpful for finding books in the following subject areas:

300.72 - Research Methods

302.35 - Organisational Behaviour

330 - Economics

330.9417 - Economy of Ireland

331/331.09417 - Employee Relations-Industrial Relations / Industrial Relations in Ireland

344.41501 - Health and Safety Law in Ireland / Employment Law in Ireland

346.41707 - Irish Business Law / Irish Commercial Law

519.5 - Statistics for Business and Economics

650.072 - Business Research Methods

657 - Financial Accounting

658 - Management

658.3 - Human Resource Management

658.3124 - Learning and Development

658.3142 - Reward Management

658.4012 - Strategic Management

658.406 - Change Management

658.4092 - Leadership

658.8 - Marketing


You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. The following key texts from your reading lists are available in eBook format.

Armstrong, M. (2012) Armstrong's handbook of human resource management practice. 12th ed.

Armstrong, M. (2012) Armstrong's handbook of reward management practice. 4th ed

Armstrong, M. (2011) Armstrong's handbook of strategic human resource management. 5th ed.

Atrill, P. and McLaney, E. (2014) Accounting and finance for non-specialists. 9th ed.

Cloke, K. and Goldsmith, J. (2011) Resolving conflicts at work. 3rd ed.

Daft, R.L. (2011) New era of management. 10th ed.

Dyson, J.R. (2010) Accounting for non-accounting students. 8th ed.

Hitt, M. A., Porter, L. W. and Black, S. (2014) Management. 3rd ed.

Jobber, D. and Lancaster, G. (2015) Selling and sales management. 10th ed.

Johnson, G., Whittington, R., Scholes, K., Angwin, D. and Regner, P. (2017) Exploring strategy: Text and cases. 11th ed.

Johnson, G., Whittington, R. and Scholes, K. (2012) Fundamentals of strategy. 2nd ed

Quigg, A. (ed.) (2015) The handbook of dealing with workplace bullying.

Quinlan, C. (2011) Business research methods.

Robbins, S. P. and Coulter, M. (2015) Management. 13th ed.

Saunders, M., Lewis, P. and Thornhill, A. (2015) Research methods for business students. 7th ed.

Torrington, D., Hall, L., Taylor, S. and Atkinson, C. (2017) Human resource management. 10th ed.

Wilkinson, A., Redman, T. and Dundon, T. (2017) Contemporary human resource management text and cases 5th ed.

There are more eBooks available by searching in the following databases or by searching in the library catalogue:-

Dawsonera - user guide

EBSCO eBook Business Collection - user guide 

Safari Books Online - user guide

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