Human Resources

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This handbook for business managers and personnel or human resources specialists describes the function of human resources in today's business environment and explains how a human resources department's structure can vary, depending on company size and type. Topics discussed include explanations of employee wage and salary guidelines, job descriptions, employment policies, employee benefits, affirmative action and equal employment opportunity laws, and much more. Titles in Barron's Business Library series speak ...
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Overview


This handbook for business managers and personnel or human resources specialists describes the function of human resources in today's business environment and explains how a human resources department's structure can vary, depending on company size and type. Topics discussed include explanations of employee wage and salary guidelines, job descriptions, employment policies, employee benefits, affirmative action and equal employment opportunity laws, and much more. Titles in Barron's Business Library series speak especially to men and women who are starting a company or managing a small-to-medium size business, offering information and advice on management of various aspects of a business concern. Emphasis is placed on daily operations, true-to-life business situations, and the value and importance of the employee.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764143182
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Series: Barron's Business Library Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 366,435
  • Product dimensions: 5.18 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface

• Acknowledgments

• 1 The Structure of Human Resources

• 2 The Human Resources Function

• 3 An Organization's Most Important Asset

• 4 The Human Resources Executive and the HR Managers

• 5 Compensation: Surveys, Wage and Salary Guidelines, and

• Job Descriptions

• 6 Wage and Salary Administration: Job Analysis and

• Evaluation

• 7 Employment Policies and Practices

• 8 Discrimination, Affirmative Action, and Equal Employment

• Opportunity

• 9 Employee Benefits Function

• 10 Legal Compliance Role of Human Resources

• 11 Wage and Hour Compliance

• 12 Personnel Policies and the Personnel Policies Manual (PPM)

• 13 Lifestyles and Medical Cost Containment

• 14 Diversity in the Work Force

• 15 Other Issues and Challenges in Human Resources

• 16 Human Resources and the Internet

• 17 The Evolving and Future Role of Human Resources

• Glossary

• Bibliography

• Index

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