Staffing to Support Business Strategy

ISBN-10: 1586441612

ISBN-13: 9781586441616

Edition: 2009

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Exploring the relationship between strategy, advantage, and staffing, this guide shows that a firm's talent philosophy and business creed determine its employment needs and explains that a company's choice and execution of hires directly relates to its overall business sense and competitive edge. Examining nine strategic staffing decisions all firms must make, this essential reference illustrates the importance of people in the quality of a company's technology and products.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Society for Human Resource Management
Publication date: 3/17/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 72
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Jean Phillips is a professor in the Human Resource Management department in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. She earned her Ph.D. from Michigan State University in organizational behavior and human resource management. She has taught classroom and hybrid classroom/online courses in topics including organizational behavior, strategic human resource management, staffing, and teams and leadership in the United States and in Singapore at the undergraduate, Master's, Ph.D., and Executive Master's levels. Jean was among the top 5 percent of published authors in Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology during the 1990s and received the 2004 Cummings Scholar Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. Her research interests focus on recruitment and staffing, leadership and team effectiveness, and issues related to learning organizations. Her research has appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Small Group Research, Journal of Business and Psychology, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. She has served on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and the Journal of Business and Psychology. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Her consulting work includes the creation and evaluation of strategic recruitment and staffing programs, evaluating recruiting source effectiveness, coaching on enhancing leadership performance and work team effectiveness, and the development and evaluation of employee survey programs.

Stan Gully is a professor in the Human Resource Management department in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He has taught courses at the undergraduate, Master's, Ph.D., and Executive Master's level covering content such as organizational learning and innovation, recruiting and staffing, human resource management, performance management, training and development, data analysis, and leadership. He has taught using traditional and hybrid technologies in the United States, Singapore, and Indonesia. Stan has authored or presented more than 80 papers, research articles, and book chapters on a variety of topics. His work has appeared in Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods, and Advances in Interdisciplinary Studies of Work Teams, among other outlets. Stan has served on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He has won several awards for his research, teaching, and service, including Rutgers' 2010 Jim Chelius Best Teacher Award. He is a former co-editor of the Academy of Management Research Methods Division Newsletter. Stan once worked in management at UPS (brown uniform and all!). His consulting work includes evaluating predictors of pharmaceutical salesperson effectiveness, assessing the effectiveness of an employer branding initiative, and implementing a multisource feedback system. He has also designed various training programs on topics including leadership and the evaluation of recruiting source effectiveness. His research interests include employee wellness, strategic recruiting, leadership and team effectiveness, training, and organizational learning.

Introduction
Resource-Based View of the Firm
Business Strategy
Talent Philosophy
Deriving Staffing Strategy
Strategic Staffing Decisions
Competitive Talent Advantage
Goals of Strategic Staffing
Summary
Endnotes
Index
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
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