Fundamentals of Human Resource Management / Edition 1

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Overview

Gary Dessler's Fundamentals of Human Resource Management introduces students to the basic human resource management skills. Through functional examples and applications, this text prepares students for the challenges of contemporary human resource management problems. Students not only learn the basic skills of human resource management, they also learn the importance of applying personal skills and business knowledge to human resource management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136050506
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 10/7/2008
  • Series: Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Gary Dessler has degrees from New York University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the Baruch School of Business of the City University of New York. Dr. Dessler's best-selling Human Resources Management is also available in more than 10 languages including Russian and Chinese. Dessler's other books include Framework for Human Resource Management, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, Managing Now, Management: Modern Principals and Practices for Tomorrow's Leaders, and Winning Commitment: How to Build and Keep a Competitive Workforce. He has published articles on employee commitment, leadership, supervision, and quality improvement in journals including the Academy of Management Executive, SAM Advanced Management Journal, Supervision, Personnel Journal, and International Journal of Service Management. As a Founding Professor at Florida International University, Associate Dean, and Chairman of the Management and International Business department, teaching courses in human resource management, strategic management, and management. For the past few years, Dessler has focused on his research and textbook writing, and on giving lectures, seminars, and courses in Asia and around the world on topics including strategic management, modern human resource management, evidence-based human resource management, and talent management.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Managing human resources today 1

Ch. 2 Managing equal opportunity and diversity 19

Ch. 3 Mergers, acquisitions, and strategic human resource management 49

Ch. 4 Personnel planning and recruiting 75

Ch. 5 Selecting employees 121

Ch. 6 Training and developing employees 157

Ch. 7 Performance management and appraisal 185

Ch. 8 Compensating employees 223

Ch. 9 Ethics, employee rights, and fair treatment at work 259

Ch. 10 Working with unions and resolving disputes 289

Ch. 11 Improving occupational safety, health, and security 321

Ch. 12 Managing human resources in entrepreneurial firms 351

Ch. 13 Managing HR globally 379

Ch. 14 Measuring and improving HR management's results 407

App. A Comprehensive cases 439

Glossary 455

Photo credits 463

Name index 465

Subject index 469

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