Managing Human Resources / Edition 16

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Overview

Gain a better understanding of how human resources impacts both individuals and organizations with this market-leading, practical text. Snell/Bohlander's popular MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES, 16TH EDITION builds upon a foundation of research and theory with an inviting, practical framework that focuses on today's most critical HR issues and current practices. The book's engaging writing style and strong visual design use more than 500 memorable examples from a variety of real organizations to illustrate key points and connect concepts to current HR practice. Fresh cases spotlight the latest developments and critical trends, while hands-on applications focus on practical tips and suggestions for success.

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"I think this text is easy for someone who has no prior exposure to the field to understand, yet it is still rigorous and informative. The extras, such as the cases, are useful."

"This text is well structured. It covers the most important topics in HR, and the examples and data are right on point."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111532826
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 16
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 49,459
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Snell is Professor of Business Administration at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He has worked with companies, such as American Express, AstraZeneca, Deutsche Telekom, Heineken, and Shell, to address the alignment of human resource issues and strategic management. His research has been published in top professional journals and he has co-authored four books. He has served on the boards of the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, the Academy of Management Journal, and Academy of Management Review. Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2007, Dr. Snell was Professor and Director of Executive Education at Cornell University's Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) and Professor of Management in the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Snell earned his B.A. in Psychology from Miami University and his M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Business Administration from Michigan State University. Originally from Ohio, Dr. Snell now lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his wife and three children.

George Bohlander is Professor Emeritus of Management at Arizona State University, where he taught human resources and labor relations classes. He received six outstanding teaching awards, including the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award presented by the College of Business and the ASU Parents Association Teaching Award given annually by the university. Dr. Bohlander has published more than 50 articles and monographs in professional and practitioner journals, such as National Productivity Review, HR Magazine, Employee Relations Law Journal, The Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector, and Labor Law Journal. He is also a consultant to public and private organizations and an active labor arbitrator. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN PERSPECTIVE. 1. The Challenge of Human Resources Management. 2. Strategy and Human Resources Planning. Part II: MEETING HUMAN RESOURCES REQUIREMENTS. 3. Equal Employment Opportunity and Human Resources Management. 4. Job Analysis, Employee Involvement, and Flexible Work Schedules. Part III: DEVELOPING EFFECTIVENESS IN HUMAN RESOURCES. 5. Expanding the Talent Pool: Recruitment and Careers. 6. Employee Selection. 7. Training and Development. 8. Appraising and Improving Performance. Part IV: IMPLEMENTING COMPENSATION AND SECURITY. 9. Managing Compensation. 10. Pay-for-Performance: Incentive Rewards. 11. Employee Benefits. 12. Promoting Safety and Health. Part V: ENHANCING EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT RELATIONS. 13. Employee Rights and Discipline. 14. The Dynamics of Labor Relations. Part VI: EXPANDING HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT HORIZONS. 15. International Human Resources Management. 16. Creating High-Performance Work Systems. Cases.

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