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Human Resource Management

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ISBN-10: 0618123296

ISBN-13: 9780618123292

Edition: 5th 2003

Authors: Cynthia D. Fisher, Lyle F. Schoenfeldt, James B. Shaw

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Research-based, this text covers the basic functional areas of human resource management. Reviewers have praised previous editions of the text for its variety of cases, clear and concise treatment of training methods, unique exercises, coverage of expatriate issues, TQM, and international perspectives.
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Book details

List price: $134.75
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 886
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

Note: Each chapter begins with an HR Challenge and concludes with a Summary
Overview and Introduction
An Introduction to Human Resource Management
A Definition of Human Resource Management
A Brief History of Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management Functions Recurring
Recurring Themes in Human Resource Management
Alternate Views of Human Resource Management
Current and Future Challenges to Human Resource Management
Jobs and Careers in Human Resource Management
Planning for Organizations, Jobs, and People
Strategic Human Resource Management
Why Is Managing Human Resources So Important?
What Is Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM)?
Transforming HR Staff and Structure Enhancing Administrative Efficiency
Integrating HR into Strategic Planning
Fitting HR Practices to Business Strategy and to One Another Partnership Measuring HRM
Is Strategic HRM Really Worth All the Trouble?
Human Resource Planning What Is Human Resource Planning?
Forecasting the Demand for Labor
The Internal Supply of Labor
The External Supply of Labor Planning Human Resource Programs
Job Analysis: Concepts, Procedures, and Choices
Traditional Job Analysis
The Job Analysis Process
The Scope of the Job Analysis
The Methods of Job Analysis
Data Collection and Analysis
Assessing Traditional Job Analysis Methods
The "New Strategic View" of Job Analysis
The Traditional and New Strategic Views of Job Analysis: Working Together
Job Analysis: Adding Value to the Organization
Acquiring Human Resources
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment
The EEO Environment Discrimination Defined Legal and Regulatory Documents
Enforcement of EEO Laws and Regulations Proving Illegal Discrimination Management's Response
Recruiting and Job Search
Overview of the Recruitment Process
Strategic Issues in Recruiting Internal Recruiting External Recruiting
The Applicant's Point of View Evaluation and Benchmarking of Recruitment
Measurement and Decision-Making
Issues in Selection Statistical Methods in Selection
Reliability Validity Decision Making in Selection Utility of a Selection System
Assessing Job Candidates: Tools for Selection
Overview of the Selection Process
Application Blanks and Biodata Tests
The Interview Physical Testing
Reference and Background Checks
Selecting Managers Criteria for Choosing Selection Devices
Building Individual and Organizational Performance
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development: An Introduction
The Needs Assessment Phase
The Design and Development Phase
The Evaluation Phase Human Resource Development in the Future
Human Resource Approaches to Improving Competitiveness
The Competitive Imperatives: Productivity, Quality, Service, Speed, Innovation
Learning Planning for Improved Competitiveness Major Organizational Approaches to Competitiveness Specific Interventions
The Role of HRM in the New Workplace
Rewarding Employees
Performance Assessment and Management
The Performance Assessment and Management
Process Strategic Importance of Performance
Assessment Functions of Performance Assessment Criteria for a Good Assessment
System Deciding What Types of Performance to Measure
Methods of Appraising Performance
Raters of Employee Performance
Contemporary Assessment
Challenges Enhancing the Measurement of Employee Performance
Feedback of Results: The Performance Assessment Interview
Compensation System
Development Employee Satisfaction and Motivation
Issues in Compensation Design
Establishing Internal Equity: Job Evaluation Methods
Establishing External Equity
Establishing Individual Equity Legal Regulation of Compensation Systems
Administering Compensation Systems
The Issue of Comparable Worth
Incentive Compensation and Benefits Strategic
Importance of Variable Pay Linking
Pay to Performance
Individual Incentives
Group Incentives
Barriers to Pay-for-Performance Success Summary: Making Variable Pay Successful Executive Compensation
The Role of Benefits in Reward Systems Types of Benefits Issues in Indirect Compensation
Maintaining Human Resources
Safety and Health: A Proactive Approach
Occupational Safety and Health
Legislation Management's Role in Safety and Health
Safety and Health Issues in the Workplace
Other Workplace-Related Health Issues
Employee Assistance Programs Employee Fitness and Wellness Programs
Labor Relations and Collective
Bargaining Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations in Context
How Unions Are Formed: Organizing
What Unions Do When They Are Formed: Collective Bargaining
When Collective Bargaining Breaks Down: Impasse When the Meaning of the Contract Is in Dispute: The Grievance Procedure
The Role of Labor Relations in Human Resource Management
Employment Transitions Career Paths and Career
Planning Retirement Voluntary Turnover
Involuntary Turnover Employment-at-Will
Discipline Systems and Termination for Cause Retrenchment and Layoff
Multinational Human Resource Management
Managing Human Resources in Multinational Organizations What Is IHRM?
Managing Human Resources in a Foreign Subsidiary IHRM: The View from Headquarters Expatriate Managers
Training Expatriates Appraising the Performance of Expatriates
Paying Expatriates Expatriate Reentry IHRM: Adding Value in the Global Business Environment?
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