Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, Skill Development takes a unique three-pronged approach that gives students a clear understanding of important HRM concepts and functions, shows them how to apply those concepts, and helps them build a strong skill set they can use in their personal and professional lives. Covering the vast majority the 210 required SHRM Curriculum Guidebook topics required for undergraduates, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management gives the student the ability to successfully manage others in today's work environment. Authors Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon engage students with a variety of high-quality applications and skill development exercises to improve students’ comprehension and retention. The authors’ emphasis on current trends and the challenges facing HR managers and line managers today provide students with key insights on important issues and prepare them for successful careers.
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About the Author
Robert N. Lussier is a professor of management at Springfield College. Through teaching management courses for more than 25 years, he has developed innovative methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used both personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 425 publications to his credit, including Management 7e (SAGE), Human Relations 10e (Mc Graw-Hill), and Leadership 6e (South Western/Cengage) and has published in top tier academic journals. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Salem State College, master’s degrees in business and education from Suffolk University, and a doctorate in management from the University of New Haven. He served as founding director of Israel Programs and has taught courses in Israel.
John R. Hendon is a seven-time entrepreneur and former director of operations for a $60 million company. He brought his experience and interests to the classroom full time in 1994 and has been a Management faculty member at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for over 17 years. An active member of the Society for Human Resource Management, he teaches in the areas of Human Resources Management, Strategy, and Organizational Management, and researches in a number of areas in the Management field, specializing in Entrepreneurial research. John is also currently the President of “The VMP Group,” an Arkansas-based business consulting firm. John’s company consults with a variety of businesses on human resources, family business, strategic planning, organizational design, and leadership. He has provided professional assistance in the start-up and operation of dozens of Arkansas and California-based businesses and non-profits, government agencies, and utilities. John holds an MBA degree from San Diego State University and a BS in Education from the University of Central Arkansas.
Table of Contents
PART I. 21st Century Human Resource Management Strategic Planning and Legal IssuesChapter 1. The New Human Resource Management Process Why Study Human Resource Management (HRM)? 21st Century HRM Disciplines Within HRM HRM Responsibilities HRM Skills HRM Careers Practitioner’s Model for HRM Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 2. Strategy Driven Human Resource Management Strategy and Strategic Planning in the 21st Century: The Organization and the Environment The External Environment Strategy Structure Organizational Culture An Introduction to Data Analytics for HRM Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) Measurement Tools for Strategic HRM Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 3. The Legal Environment and Diversity Management The Legal Environment for HRM: Protecting Your Organization A User’s Guide to Managing People: The OUCH Test Major Employment Laws Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) EEO, Affirmative Action, and Diversity: What’s the Difference? Sexual Harassment: A Special Type of Discrimination Religious Discrimination Trends and Issues in HRMPART II. StaffingChapter 4. Matching Employees with Jobs Employee and Job Matching Workflow Analysis Job Analysis Job Design/Redesign The Job Characteristics Model (JCM) Designing Motivational Jobs HR Forecasting Reconciling Internal Labor Supply and Demands Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 5. Recruiting Job Candidates The Recruiting Process Organizational Recruiting Considerations Internal or External Recruiting? Challenges and Constraints in Recruiting Evaluation of Recruiting Programss Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 6. Selecting New Employees The Selection Process Looking for “Fit” Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures Applications and Preliminary Screening Testing and Legal Issues Selection Interviews Background Checks Selecting the Candidate and Offering the Jobs Trends and Issues in HRMPART III. Developing and ManagingChapter 7. Training, Learning, Talent Management, and Development The Need for Training and Development The Training Process and Needs Assessment Learning and Shaping Behavior Design and Delivery of Training Assessing Training Talent Management and Development Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 8. Performance Management and Appraisal Performance Management Systems Why Do We Conduct Performance Appraisals? What Do We Assess? How Do We Use Appraisal Methods and Forms? Who Should Assess Performance? Performance Appraisal Problems Debriefing the Appraisal Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 9. Employee Rights and Labor Relations Managing and Leading Your Workforce Job Satisfaction Commonly Accepted Employee Rights Management Rights Coaching, Counseling, and Discipline Legal Issues in Labor Relations Unions and Labor Rights Trends and Issues in HRMPART IV. CompensatingChapter 10. Compensation Management Compensation Management Organizational Philosophy Legal and Fairness Issues in Compensation Job Evaluation Developing a Pay System Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 11. Employee Incentives and Benefits The Value of Incentives and Benefits Individual Incentives Group Incentives Executive Compensation Statutory Benefits Statutory Requirements When Providing Certain Voluntary Benefits Voluntary Benefits Flexible Benefit (Cafeteria) Plans Trends and Issues in HRMPART V. PROTECTING AND EXPANDING ORGANIZATIONAL OUTREACHChapter 12. Workplace Safety, Health, and Security Workplace Safety and OSHA The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Employee Health Stress Workplace Security Workplace Violence Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 13. Organizational Ethics, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility Ethical Organizations Codes of Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Sustainability Trends and Issues in HRMChapter 14. Global Issues for Human Resource Managers Globalization of Business and HRM Legal, Ethical, and Cultural Issues Global Staffing Developing and Managing Global Human Resources Compensating Your Global Workforce Trends and Issues in HRM