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Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
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Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Review and Discussion Questions, a Chapter Closing Case, Building Human Resource Management Skills, Ethical Dilemmas in Human Resource Management, and a Human Resource Internet Exercise. I. An Overview of Human Resource Management 1. The Nature of Human Resource Management Evolution of the Human Resource Function Contemporary Human Resource Management Goals of Human Resource Management The Setting for Human Resource Management Human Resource Managers II. The Environment of Human Resource Management 2. The Strategic Human Resource Environment The Strategic Context of Human Resource Management Corporate, Business, and Functional Strategies Human Resource Strategy Formulation Human Resource Strategy Implementation Evaluating the Human Resource Function in Organizations 3. The Legal Environment The Legal Context of Human Resource Management Equal Employment Opportunity Legal Issues in Compensation Legal Issues in Labor Relations Emerging Legal Issues in Human Resource Management Evaluating Legal Compliance 4. The Global Environment The Growth of International Business Global Issues in International Human Resource Management The Human Resource Function in International Business Domestic Issues in International Human Resource Management Managing International Transfers and Assignments International Labor Relations III. Staffing the Organization 5. Human Resource Planning and Job Analysis Strategic Importance of Human Resource Planning Job Analysis and Human Resource Planning The Job Analysis Process Job Analysis Methods The Human Resource Planning Process Developing Follow-Up Action Plans Evaluating the Human Resource Planning Process 6. Recruiting Human Resources Goals of Recruiting Sources for Recruiting Methods of Recruiting Realistic Job Previews Job Choice from the Prospective Employee's Perspective Alternatives to Recruiting Evaluating the Recruiting Process 7. Selecting and Placing Human Resources The Selection Process Basic Selection Criteria Popular Selection Techniques Special Selection Methods for Managers Selection Technique Reliability and Validity The Selection Decision Evaluating Selection and Placement Activities IV. Enhancing Motivation and Performance 8. Performance Management Why Organizations Conduct Performance Appraisals The Performance Appraisal Process Methods for Appraising Performance Understanding the Limitations of Performance Appraisal Performance Management and Providing Feedback Performance Management Follow-Up Measures Evaluating the Performance Appraisal and Management Process 9. Training, Development, and Organizational Learning Purposes of Training and Development New-Employee Orientation Assessing Training and Development Needs Designing Training and Development Programs Training and Development Techniques and Methods Management Development Evaluating Training and Development 10. Career Planning and Development The Nature of Careers Human Resource Management and Career Development Career Planning and Career Management Career Management for New Entrants Career Management for Midcareer Employees Career Management for Late-Career Employees Career Development Issues and Challenges Evaluating Career Management Activities V. Compensating and Rewarding the Workforce 11. Basic Compensation Developing a Compensation Strategy Determining a Wage and Salary Structure Wage and Salary Administration Evaluating Compensation Policies 12. Incentives and Performance-Based Rewards Purposes of Performance-Based Rewards Merit Compensation Systems Incentive Compensation Systems Team and Group Incentive Reward Systems Executive Compensation New Approaches to Performance-Based Rewards 13. Employee Benefits and Services Basic Considerations in Indirect Compensation and Benefits Mandated Protection Plans Optional Protection Plans Paid Time Off Other Types of Benefits Cafeteria-Style Benefit Plans Evaluating Indirect Compensation and Benefit Plans VI. Managing the Existing Workforce 14. Managing Labor Relations The Role of Labor Unions in Organizations Trends in Unionization The Unionization Process The Collective Bargaining Process Negotiating Labor Agreements Administering Labor Agreements 15. Managing the Work Environment Employee Rights in the Workplace The Role of Discipline in Organizations Managing the Discipline System The Physical Environment Employee Safety and Health Job Design in the Workplace Health and Stress Management Programs 16. Managing the Diverse Workforce The Nature of Workforce Diversity Diversity Management Versus Equal Employment Opportunity Basic Dimensions of Diversity The Impact of Diversity on Organizations Managing Diversity in Organizations The Multicultural Organization 17. Managing New Employment Relationships The Nature of Employment Contracts Managing Knowledge Workers Managing Low-Skill Workers Outsourcing Contingent and Temporary Workers Managing New Forms of Work Arrangements Appendix I Human Resource Information Systems What Are Human Resource Information Systems Potential Uses of Human Resource Information Systems Issues and Concerns in the Use of Human Resource Information Systems Conclusions Appendix II Data and Research in Human Resource Management Determining Causal Relationships Common Human Resource Research Issues Other Technical Issues in Human Resource Research