As competitors strive to win the war for talent, effective human resource management is necessary to gain true competitive advantage in the marketplace. Three challenges companies face are sustainability, technology, and globalization. Human Resource Management, Eighth Edition brings these challenges to life by highlighting real-world examples pertaining to these issues and relating it to the concepts within the chapter. This best-selling McGraw-Hill/Irwin Human Resource Management title provides students with the technical background needed to be a knowledgeable consumer of human resource (HR) products and services, to manage HR effectively, or to be a successful HR professional. While clearly strategic in nature, the text also emphasizes how managers can more effectively acquire, develop, compensate, and manage the internal and external environment that relates to the management of human resources.
1 Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive AdvantagePart 1 The Human Resource Environment2 Strategic Human Resource Management 3 The Legal Environment: Equal Employment Opportunity and Safety4 The Analysis and Design of Work Part 2 Acquisition and Preparation of Human Resources5 Human Resource Planning and Recruitment6 Selection and Placement7 TrainingPart 3 Assessment and Development of HRM8 Performance Management9 Employee Development10 Employee Separation and RetentionPart 4 Compensation of Human Resources11 Pay Structure Decisions 12 Recognizing Employee Contributions with Pay13 Employee BenefitsPart 5 Special Topics in Human Resource Management14 Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations15 Managing Human Resources Globally 16 Strategically Managing the HRMFunctionGlossaryPhoto CreditsName and Company IndexSubject Index