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Human Resource Management Concepts and Practices

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ISBN-10: 0471576875

ISBN-13: 9780471576877

Edition: 4th 1994

Authors: David A. De Cenzo, Stephen P. Robbins

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List price: $61.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/10/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

David A. Decenzo received his Ph.D. from West Virginia University. He is the provost and senior vice president of academic administration at Coastal Carolina University. his major teaching and research interests focus on the general areas of human resource management, management, and organizational behavior. He has published articles in such journals as Harvard Business review, Business Horizons, risk Management, Hospital Topics, and Performance and Instruction.Dr. DeCenzo has spent the past two-plus decades writing textbooks, His books include Supervision Today, Fifth Edition (2007); Fundamentals of Management, Fifth Edition (2006) with Stephen Robbins; Human Relations, Second Edition (2002) with Beth Silhanek; Essentials of Labor relations (1992) with Molly Bowers; and Employee Benefits (1990) with Stephen Holoviak. These books are used widely at colleges and universities in the United states, as well as schools throughout the world.Dr. DeCenzo also has industry experience as a corporate trainer, and has served s a consultant to a number of companies, including Burroughs & Chapin, Inc., G&K Services, Inc., Fairpoint Communications, Moen, Inc., Healthcare Strategies, Inc., AlliedSignal Technical Services Corporation, Citicorp, teledyne/Landis Machine Company, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Maryland, the Tnemec Company, the James River Corporation, Packaging Division, and the Managerial and Professional Society of Baltimore.Dr. DeCenzo lives in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, with his wife and their four children.Stephen P. Robbins received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He previously worked for the shell Oil Company and Reynolds Metals Company and has taught at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Concordia University in Montreal, the University of Baltimore, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and San Diego State University. Dr. Robbins; research interests have focused on conflict, power and politics in organizations, behavioral decision making, and the development of effective interpersonal skills. His articles on these and other topics have appeared in such journals as Business Horizons, California Management Review, Business and Economic Perspectives, International Management, Management Review, Canadian Personnel and Industrial relations, and Journal of Management Education.Dr. Robbins is a best-selling textbook author in the areas of management and organizational behavior. His books have sold in excess of three million copies and are currently used by students in more than a thousand U.S. colleges and universities, and have been translated into16 languages.Dr. Robbins also actively participates in masters' track competition. Since turning 50 in 1993, he has set numerous indoor and outdoor age-group world sprint records. He has set numerous indoor and outdoor age-group world sprint records. He has won more than a dozen indoor and outdoor U.S. Championships at 60 m, 100 m, 200 m, and 400 m, and won seven gold medals at World Masters Championships. In 2005, he was induced into the Masters track & Field Hall of Fame.

Human Resources in the Changing World
The Foundations of Human Resource Management
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ethical Issues and Employee Rights
Strategic Human Resource Planning
Recruitment and the Foundation of Selection
Selection Devices
Orientation of New Employees
Training and Development
Career Development
Motivating Employees to Maximum Effort
Productivity and Total Quality Management
Performance Management Systems
Rewards and Compensation
Discipline and Employee Counseling
Benefits Administration
Health and Safety
Communications Programs
Introduction to Labor Relations
Collective Bargaining
Glossary