Employee Benefits: A Primer For Human Resource Professionals / Edition 5 available in Paperback
Joseph Martocchio's Employee Benefits: A Primer for Human Resource Professionals was written to promote a fuller understanding of employee benefits programs among students enrolled in college-level compensation and benefits courses. It’s relevant to students who plan to be general managers, who deal with a variety of human resource issues in their day-to-day jobs, as well as to those who expect to be human resource practitioners. The real-world focus of Martocchio’s text is evident on every page, as the author seeks to balance current academic thought with brief examples of contemporary benefits practices in business.
Martocchio’s Employee Benefits is forward-thinking and seeks to bring the topic into the mainstream of compensation understanding. The Fifth Edition continues to be concisely written, highlighting key issues in order to provide the reader with a solid foundation for discussing benefits issues with employee benefits professionals. As practices and laws affecting benefits change frequently, Martocchio stays on the cusp of recent developments, capturing all recent changes with his Fifth Edition.
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About the Author
Joseph J. Martocchio is a Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his Master's degree and PhD in human resource management from Michigan State University's School of Labor and Industrial Relations. Professor Martocchio's research and teaching interests include employee compensation, employee benefits, and the influence of generational diversity on preferences for employee benefits. He has researched extensively, placing him in the top 5 percent of the most productive researchers published in premier applied psychology journals for the 1990s, according to a survey conducted by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Martocchio is a fellow of SIOP and the American Psychological Association and a fellow of the Employee Benefits Research Institute. He is the author of a textbook titled Strategic Compensation: A Human Resource Management Approach and another titled Human Resource Management.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: Introduction to Employee Benefits
Chapter 1: Introducing Employee Benefits
Chapter 2: The Psychology and Economics of Employee Benefits
Chapter 3: Regulating Employee Benefits
PART TWO: Retirement, Health, and Life Insurance
Chapter 4: Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans
Chapter 5: Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Programs
Chapter 6: Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Programs
Chapter 7: Government-Mandated Social Security Programs
PART THREE: Services
Chapter 8: Paid Time-Off and Flexible Work Schedules
Chapter 9: Accommodation and Enhancement Benefits
PART FOUR: Extending Employee Benefits: Design and Global Issues
Chapter 10: Managing the Employee Benefits System
Chapter 11: Defining Executive Employment Status
Chapter 12: Global Employee Benefits at a Glance