The Human Resource Function in Emerging Enterprises / Edition 1

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2001 Hard cover New. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 369 p. Contains: Illustrations. Entrepreneurship Series. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW. gift quality. NO DJ (as issued)

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This book provides a guide for effective Human Resource Management practices in small and emerging organizations. While the content of the book covers traditional HR practices, its focus and applications are toward firms who are formalizing their Human Resource functions. This book could serve as a primary text for a HR class but also as selected reading for entrepreneurship and small business programs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780030341618
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/17/2001
  • Series: Entrepreneurship Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 369
  • Product dimensions: 7.68 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Donald F. Kuratko is the Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship; Professor of Entrepreneurship and Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Dr. Kuratko is a national leader in the field of entrepreneurship authoring over 160 articles on entrepreneurship and corporate innovation as well as 24 books, including the leading entrepreneurship textbook, Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice. Dr. Kuratko has been a consultant on Corporate Innovation to Fortune 100 corporations and he is the Executive Director of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. Professor Kuratko's honors include the Entrepreneur of the Year for the state of Indiana; the George Washington Medal of Honor; the Leavey Foundation Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise; the NFIB Entrepreneurship Excellence Award; the National Model Innovative Pedagogy Award for Entrepreneurship; the National Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator; and a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellow. Dr. Kuratko was honored in Entrepreneur magazine as the premiere Entrepreneurship Program Director in the nation. In 2007 The U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship honored him with the prestigious John E. Hughes Entrepreneurial Advocacy Award for his career achievements. Also in 2007 the National Academy of Management honored him with the prestigious Entrepreneurship Advocate Award for his contributions to the development and advancement of the discipline of entrepreneurship. Under Dr. Kuratko's leadership Indiana University's Entrepreneurship Program has been ranked the top Graduate Business School for Entrepreneurship (Public Institutions) and the top Undergraduate Business School for Entrepreneurship (Public Institutions) by U.S. News and World Report.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Human Resource Function and Emerging Firms. Chapter 2. Legal Issues Impacting Human Resource Management. Chapter 3. Job Analysis and Description. Chapter 4. Human Resource Planning: Investing in Your Future. Chapter 5. Recruiting and Selecting Qualified Employees. Chapter 6. Training and Development: Investing in Your Employees. Chapter 7. Performance Appraisal: Measuring Success. Chapter 8. Employee Discipline and Counseling. Chapter 9. Compensation Administration: Implementing Fair Pay Practices. Chapter 10. Employee Benefits. Chapter 11. An Overview of Labor Relations. Chapter 12. Employee Safety and Health. Chapter 13. International Human Resource Management. Chapter 14. The Human Resource Handbook: An Effective Management Tool.

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