Human Resource Management / Edition 12

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Overview

Market-leading text takes a pragmatic approach emphasizing the strategic role of human resources. Comprehensive, research-based coverage includes all major topics identified on the Human Resource Certification Institutes Content Outline. Coverage includes a global chapter, expanded coverage of diversity, new material on performance management, and current hot topics such as self-directed work teams, shamrock organization, broadbanding, competency-based pay systems, job security, violence in the workplace, and how organizational commitment affects production, quality, and service.
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A text/CD-ROM package, featuring chapter objectives, vignettes, summaries, key terms, review and discussion questions, and real life cases. This ninth edition contains the and a number of issues of the on a companion CD-ROM. Text content is keyed to sections on the CD-ROM. Also new to this edition are web sites, and Internet exercises. There is also new material on equal employment and affirmative action and performance management. Mathis teaches management at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324542752
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/11/2007
  • Series: Available Titles CengageNOW Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 875,713
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Robert L. Mathis is professor emeritus of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Born and raised in Texas, he received a BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado. At UNO he has received the University's "Excellence in Teaching" award. Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles covering a variety of topics. Dr. Mathis also has held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and served as president of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). He also is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HRCI. He has had extensive consulting experiences with organizations of all sizes and in a variety of areas. Firms assisted have been in the telecommunications, telemarketing, financial, manufacturing, retail, health-care, and utility industries. He has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing or revising compensation plans for small- and medium-sized firms. Internationally, Dr. Mathis has consulting and training experience with organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan.

Dr. John H. Jackson is Professor of Management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years before completing his PhD in Management and Organization at the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Dr. Jackson has authored six other college texts and more than 50 articles and papers, including those appearing in Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, and Human Resources Planning. He has consulted with a variety of organizations on HR and management development matters and has served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases. At the University of Wyoming, he served four terms as department head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson received the university's highest teaching award and has been recognized for his work with two-way interactive television for MBA students. Two Wyoming governors have appointed him to the Wyoming Business Council and the Workforce Development Council. Dr. Jackson serves as president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc.

Dr. Sean R. Valentine is the UND Alumni Leadership and Ethics Professor and Professor of Management at the University of North Dakota. Originally from Texas, he received a B.S. in Management/Human Resources from Park University, a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from New Mexico State University, an M.B.A. in Business Administration from Texas State University-San Marcos, and a D.B.A. in Management from Louisiana Tech University. He was employed in the hospitality industry for many years and was an officer in the Army National Guard. During his academic career, Dr. Valentine has published more than 75 articles in journals such as Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Behavioral Research in Accounting. His primary research and teaching interests include human resource management, business ethics, and organizational behavior, and he has received numerous awards and other recognition for his work. He has also consulted with a variety of organizations on different business matters.

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Table of Contents

Preface
l Changing Nature of Human Resource Management
2 Strategic Human Resource Planning
3 Individuals, Jobs, and Effective HR Management
4 Global Human Resource Management
5 Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
6 Implementing Equal Employment
7 Analyzing and Identifying Jobs
8 Recruiting in Labor Markets
9 Selection and Placement
10 Training Human Resource
11 Developing HR Capabilities
12 Performance Management and Appraisal
13 Compensation Strategies and Practices
14 Variable Pay and Executive Compensation
15 Managing Employee Benefits
16 Health, Safety, and Security
17 Employee Rights and Discipline
18 Labor/Management Relations
App. A Content Outline of the HR Body of Knowledge
App. B Important Organizations in HR Management
App. C Current Literature in HR Management
App. D Starting a Career
App. E Annual Report Form EEO-1
Glossary
Index
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