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Cases, Incidents and Experiential Exercises in Human Resource Management

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ISBN-10: 0873938771

ISBN-13: 9780873938778

Edition: 3rd 2000

Authors: Raymond L. Hilgert, Cyril C. Ling, Edwin C. Leonard

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Management has been defined as the process of getting results with and through the efforts of people. Regardless of the working environment or the technical specialties involved, most supervisors and managers spend a major part of their time working with others and getting results through the efforts of others. This book focuses on problems, issues, policies, and prac-tices as related to managing people in working organizations. Its objective is to help the potential or practicing manager develop the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to solve human problems and to make appropriate decisions. This book has two primary areas of usefulness. First, it is a convenient and relatively…    
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Book details

List price: $102.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date: 8/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Dr. Raymond L. Hilgert was Professor of Management and Industrial Relations at the Olin School of Business of Washington University. He graduated from Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and received his Master's and Doctor's degrees from Washington University. His business experience included management positions at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and a market research position with an advertising firm. Dr. Hilgert taught at Washington University for more 35 years, where he served as an Assistant Dean and Director of Management Development Programs. He published approximately 90 articles in management, business, and academic journals and co-authored…    

Stephen L. Herman is a retired electrician and teacher with more than 30 years of experience to his credit. A seasoned author, his reader-friendly textbooks on electricity and mathematics are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman was lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, N.C., for nine years and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. His additional publications include ELECTRIC MOTOR…    

The organization of the book and the number of cases, incidents, and experiential exercises within each part section are as follows: Part One: Managing Human Resources in Organizations (11). Part Two: People at Work (12). Part Three: Managing Employment and Performance (14). Part Four: Issues in Managing Diversity (15). Part Five: Compensation Management (10). Part Six: Employee Representation and Labor Relations (11). Part Seven: Industry-Specific Incidents and Cases -- Health Care: Lakeview Regional Hospital (9). Retailing: Qwik Home Center and Lumber Company (8). Manufacturing: Magna Electronics Company (7). Government: City of Metropolis (7).