Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education / Edition 6

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Overview

For students, human resources administrators, educational administrators, professional educators, policy makers, social scientists, and the interested public

A strong research base, principles relevant to all school systems and states, and actual illustrations and examples from real school districts combine in this incisive look at the challenges and issues shaping public education and human resources in the U.S. today.

The new edition of this widely respected book looks at the major challenges and issues shaping public education and human resources administration in the U.S. today. The focus is on the crucial importance of personnel—and consequently the human resources administration—in the achievement of educational goals and objectives. The book’s 10 chapters address all of the traditional topics in human resources administration, along with the most current concerns in the field.

Readers are encouraged to explore this new edition to become familiar with relevant laws and policies, to learn the appropriate applications of computer technology, and to develop and use successful collective negotiation strategies. Further, the book helps human resources practitioners develop integrated planning processes and communication systems, while fostering a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation among the staff, the administration, and the school board.

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Editorial Reviews

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In this update of their 1994 edition, Webb and Norton both of Arizona State U. devote new chapters to the impact of the organizational climate on the human resources function, and the human resources recruitment program, and integrate computer technology into each chapter rather than sequestering it in its own. For interested citizens as well as education professionals, the 14 chapters address the latest trends in the field as well as the traditional topics: e.g. strategic HR planning, collective bargaining, legal aspects, maximizing human resources, performance appraisal, and the compensation process. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132678094
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/10/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 184,328
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

L. Dean Webb and M. Scott Norton both taught at Arizona State University.

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Table of Contents

PART I HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 1 The Human Resources Function: Its Organization and Processes

Chapter 2 Strategic Human Resources Planning

PART II SPECIFIC PROCESSES IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DOMAIN

Chapter 3 Recruitment

Chapter 4 Selection

Chapter 5 Placement and Induction

Chapter 6 Motivation and Staff Development

Chapter 7 Performance Evaluation

Chapter 8 The Compensation Process

Chapter 9 Collective Bargaining

Chapter 10 Legal Aspects of Human Resources Administration

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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