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This market-leading text is ideal for both the two-year and four-year college introductory Human Resource Management course, and is a useful choice in courses with non-majors as well as HR majors. This text may be used in either quarter or semester programs. This course is typically an elective for two-year schools and business majors at four-year programs.
Managing Human Resources covers all aspects of human resource management and its impact on both individuals and organizations. The text builds on a foundation of research and theory but also provides a practical framework focusing on critical issues and successful practices. Users and reviewers of the text praise its pleasant writing style, user-friendly design, and highly effective examples that provide meaningful insight into the world of HR. In fact, over 500 different organizations from a variety of settings are used as examples to illustrate key points and make the connection to HR practice. Important issues and critical trends are spotlighted in each chapter and reflected in the comprehensive and chapter ending cases included in the text. Managing Human Resources' balance of theory and practice, hands-on activities, applications, and examples helps students develop the competencies to understand and help their organizations create a sustainable competitive advantage through people.
Part I: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN PERSPECTIVE. 1. The Challenge of Human Resources Management. 2. Strategy and Human Resource Planning. Part II. HUMAN RESOURCES REQUIREMENTS. 3. Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. 4. Job Analysis, Employee Involvement, and Flexible Work Schedules. Part III. MANAGING TALENT. 5. Expanding the Talent Pool: Recruitment and Careers. 6. Employee Selection. 7. Training and Development. 8. Appraising and Improving Performance. Part IV: COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS. 9. Implementing Compensation. 10. Pay-for-Performance: Incentive Rewards. 11. Employee Benefits. Part V: CREATING POSITIVE WORK ENVIRONMENTS. 12. Safety and Health. 13. Employee Rights and Discipline. 14. The Dynamics of Labor Relations. Part VI: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT HORIZONS. 15. International Human Resources Management. 16. Pulling It All Together: High-Performance Work Systems. CASES. GLOSSARY.
Posted August 28, 2011