ISBN-10:
1452290636
ISBN-13:
9781452290638
Pub. Date:
01/08/2015
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development / Edition 2

Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development / Edition 2

by Robert N. Lussier, John R. Hendon

Paperback

View All Available Formats & Editions
Current price is , Original price is $139.0. You
Select a Purchase Option (Second Edition)
  • purchase options
    $31.41 $139.00 Save 77% Current price is $31.41, Original price is $139.0. You Save 77.40287769784173%.
    • Free return shipping at the end of the rental period details
    • Textbook Rentals in 3 Easy Steps  details
    icon-error
    Note: Access code and/or supplemental material are not guaranteed to be included with textbook rental or used textbook.
  • purchase options
    $125.10 $139.00 Save 10% Current price is $125.1, Original price is $139. You Save 10%.
  • purchase options
    $68.80 $139.00 Save 51% Current price is $68.8, Original price is $139. You Save 51%.
    icon-error
    Note: Access code and/or supplemental material are not guaranteed to be included with textbook rental or used textbook.
  • purchase options

Overview

Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development / Edition 2

Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development, Second Edition, featuring the 2013 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Human Resource Curriculum Guide, explores important HRM concepts and functions with a strong emphasis on skill development, critical thinking, and application. In this fully-revised edition, all 210 required SHRM topics are noted within the chapter content as Robert N. Lussier and John Hendon prepare students to develop HRM skills they can use in their personal and professional lives. Students stay engaged through a wide variety of activities and tools that allow them to immediately apply HR functions and concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452290638
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/08/2015
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 712
Sales rank: 493,530
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert N. Lussier is a professor of management at Springfield College. He has been teaching management courses for more than 25 years. . He has a national and international reputation for his methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used both personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 400 publications to his credit, including Management Fundamentals 6e (Sage), Human Relations 8e (Mc Graw-Hill), Leadership 6e (South Western/Cengage), and others. He has also published in top tier academic journals including Journal of Management Education, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Business Strategy. Lussier 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 Department 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 startup and operation of dozens of Arkansas and California-based businesses and to non-profits, government agencies, and utilities. John holds an MBA Degree from San Diego State University and a B.S. in Education from the University of Central Arkansas.

Table of Contents

Part 1: 21st Century Human Resource Management Strategic Planning and Legal Issues
Chapter 1: The New Human Resource Management Process
Why Study Human Resource Management (HRM)?
HRM Past and Present
21st Century HRM
HRM Skills
Line Managers’ HRM Responsibilities
HR Managers’ Responsibilities: Disciplines Within HRM
HRM Careers
Practitioner’s Model for HRM
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 2: Strategy-Driven Human Resource Management
Strategy and strategic planning in the 21st century
The External Environment
Strategy
Structure
Culture
An Introduction to Data Analytics for HRM
Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)
Measurement tools for strategic HRM
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 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
The 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 HRM
Part 2: Staffing
Chapter 4: Matching Employees and Jobs – Job Analysis and Design
Employee and Job Matching
Workflow Analysis
Job Analysis
Job Design/Redesign
Designing Motivational Jobs
HR Forecasting
Reconciling internal labor supply and demand
Succession Planning
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 5: Recruiting Job Candidates
The Recruiting Process
Organizational Recruiting Considerations
Internal or External Recruiting?
Challenges and Constraints in Recruiting
Evaluation of Recruiting Programs
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 6: Selecting New Employees
The Selection Process
Looking for “Fit”
Uniform Guidelines on Employment Selection Procedures
Applications and Preliminary Screening
Testing and Legal Issues
Selection Interviews
Background Checks
Selecting the Candidate and Offering the Job
Trends and Issues in HRM
Part 3: Developing and Managing
Chapter 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 HRM
Chapter 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 HRM
Chapter 9: Rights and Employee Management
Managing and Leading Your Workforce
Commonly Accepted Employee Rights
Management Rights
Coaching, Counseling and Discipline
Leadership, Management and Change
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 10: Employee and Labor Relations
Labor Relations: A Function of Trust and Communication
Job Satisfaction
Legal Issues in Labor Relations
Unions and Labor Rights
Management Rights and Decertification Elections
Managing Conflict
Negotiations
Trends and Issues in HRM
Part 4: Compensating
Chapter 11: Compensation Management
Compensation Management
Organizational Philosophy
Legal and Fairness Issues in Compensation
Job Evaluation
Developing a Pay System
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 12 Incentive Pay
Why Do We Use Incentive Pay?
Individual or Group-based Incentives?
Options for Individual Incentives
Options for Group Incentives
Failure, Challenges, and Guidelines in Creating Incentive Pay Systems
Executive Compensation
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 13: Employee Benefits
Statutory Benefits
Voluntary Benefits
Administration and Communication of Benefits
Trends and Issues in HRM
Part 5: Protecting and Expanding Organizational Reach
Chapter 14: Workplace Safety, Health, and Security
Workplace Safety and OSHA
Employee Health
Stress
Workplace Security
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 15: Organizational Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Ethical Organizations
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Sustainability
Trends and Issues in HRM
Chapter 16: 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

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews