ISBN-10:
0324071523
ISBN-13:
9780324071528
Pub. Date:
04/28/2002
Publisher:
South-Western
Human Resource Management / Edition 10

Human Resource Management / Edition 10

by Robert L. Mathis, John H. Jackson

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ISBN-13: 9780324071528
Publisher: South-Western
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 633

About the Author


Dr. Robert L. Mathis is Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles. He held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).


Dr. John H. Jackson is professor of management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years before completing his PhD in Management and Organization at the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Dr. Jackson authored six other college texts and more than 50 articles and papers, including those appearing in ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, and HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING. He has consulted with a variety of organizations on HR and management development matters and has served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases. At the University of Wyoming, he served four terms as department head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson received the university's highest teaching award and has been recognized for his work with two-way interactive television for MBA students. Two Wyoming governors have appointed him to the Wyoming Business Council and the Workforce Development Council. Dr. Jackson serves as president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc.


Dr. Sean R. Valentine is Professor of Management and the Robert Page Endowed Professor of Leadership and Ethics at the University of North Dakota. Originally from Texas, he received a B.S. in Management/Human Resources from Park University, a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from New Mexico State University, an M.B.A. in Business Administration from Texas State University, and a D.B.A. in Management from Louisiana Tech University. He was employed in the hospitality industry for many years and was an officer in the Army National Guard. During his academic career, Dr. Valentine published more than 75 articles in journals such as Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, Contemporary Accounting Research and Behavioral Research in Accounting. His primary research and teaching interests include human resource management, business ethics, and organizational behavior, and he has received numerous awards and other recognition for his work. He also has consulted with a variety of organizations on different business matters.


Dr. Patricia A. Meglich is Associate Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Born and raised in Ohio, she earned her B.S.B.A. from Bowling Green State University, M.B.A. from Cleveland State University and Ph.D. from Kent State University. Prior to entering academia, she spent 20 years as the human resources director for an automotive supplier, where she designed and implemented talent management programs and participated in numerous acquisitions and business process reengineering initiatives. Dr. Meglich was active in professional activities with SHRM and was awarded the national SHRM Award for Professional Excellence. She is certified SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She has published numerous articles in scholarly journals such as Employee Rights and Responsibilities and The Journal of Applied Business and Economics. She has developed several learning modules and course materials for SHRM and has received a number of teaching awards at UNO. She serves as a visiting professor at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and the Management Center of Innsbruck (Austria). She is committed to bridging research to the practice of HR and ensuring that HR professionals have timely, relevant information needed to successfully lead their organizations to success.

Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Section 1HR Management--Strategies and Environment1
1Changing Nature of Human Resource Management2
2Strategic Human Resource Planning38
3Individuals, Jobs, and Effective HR Management72
4Global Human Resource Management108
Section 2Staffing the Organization139
5Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity140
6Implementing Equal Employment174
7Analyzing and Identifying Jobs212
8Recruiting in Labor Markets248
9Selecting and Placing Human Resources276
Section 3Training and Developing Human Resources313
10Training Human Resources314
11Human Resource Development and Careers348
12Performance Management and Appraisal378
Section 4Compensating Human Resources413
13Compensation Strategies and Practices414
14Variable Pay and Executive Compensation456
15Managing Employee Benefits490
Section 5Employee and Labor Relations527
16Health, Safety, and Security528
17Employee Rights and Discipline564
18Labor/Management Relations602
Appendixes
AContent Outline of the HR Body of Knowledge634
BImportant Organizations in HR Management638
CCurrent Literature in HR Management640
DStarting a Career642
EAnnual Report Form EEO-1648
Glossary650
Index658

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