Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development (2nd Revised edition)

Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development (2nd Revised edition)

By: John R. Hendon (author), Robert N. Lussier (author)Paperback

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Introductory HRM students

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Robert N. Lussier is a professor of management at Springfield College. He has been teaching management courses for more than 25 years. He has a national and international reputation for his methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used both personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 400 publications to his credit, including Management Fundamentals 7e (Sage), Human Relations 10e (McGraw-Hill), Leadership 6e (South Western/Cengage), and others. He has also published in top tier academic journals including Journal of Management Education, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Business Strategy. Lussier holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Salem State College, master's degrees in business and education from Suffolk University, and a doctorate in management from the University of New Haven. He served as founding director of Israel Programs and has taught courses in Israel. Dr. Lussier is also a keynote speaker, for more information visit his website John R. Hendon is a seven-time entrepreneur and former director of operations for a $60 million company. He brought his experience and interests to the classroom full time in 1994 and has been a Management Department faculty member at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for over 17 years. An active member of the Society for Human Resource Management, he teaches in the areas of Human Resources Management, Strategy, and Organizational Management, and researches in a number of areas in the Management field, specializing in Entrepreneurial research. John is also currently the President of "The VMP Group," an Arkansas-based business consulting firm. John's company consults with a variety of businesses on human resources, family business, strategic planning, organizational design, and leadership. He has provided professional assistance in the startup and operation of dozens of Arkansas and California-based businesses and to non-profits, government agencies, and utilities. John holds an MBA Degree from San Diego State University and a B.S. in Education from the University of Central Arkansas.


Part 1: 21st Century Human Resource Management Strategic Planning and Legal Issues Chapter 1: The New Human Resource Management Process Why Study Human Resource Management (HRM)? HRM Past and Present 21st Century HRM HRM Skills Line Managers' HRM Responsibilities HR Managers' Responsibilities: Disciplines Within HRM HRM Careers Practitioner's Model for HRM Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 2: Strategy-Driven Human Resource Management Strategy and strategic planning in the 21st century The External Environment Strategy Structure Culture An Introduction to Data Analytics for HRM Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) Measurement tools for strategic HRM Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 3: The Legal Environment and Diversity Management The Legal Environment for HRM - Protecting Your Organization A User's Guide to Managing People - The OUCH Test Major Employment Laws The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) EEO, Affirmative Action and Diversity - What's the Difference? Sexual Harassment - A Special Type of Discrimination Religious Discrimination Trends and Issues in HRM Part 2: Staffing Chapter 4: Matching Employees and Jobs - Job Analysis and Design Employee and Job Matching Workflow Analysis Job Analysis Job Design/Redesign Designing Motivational Jobs HR Forecasting Reconciling internal labor supply and demand Succession Planning Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 5: Recruiting Job Candidates The Recruiting Process Organizational Recruiting Considerations Internal or External Recruiting? Challenges and Constraints in Recruiting Evaluation of Recruiting Programs Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 6: Selecting New Employees The Selection Process Looking for "Fit" Uniform Guidelines on Employment Selection Procedures Applications and Preliminary Screening Testing and Legal Issues Selection Interviews Background Checks Selecting the Candidate and Offering the Job Trends and Issues in HRM Part 3: Developing and Managing Chapter 7: Training, Learning, Talent Management and Development The Need for Training and Development The Training Process and Needs Assessment Learning and Shaping Behavior Design and Delivery of Training Assessing Training Talent Management and Development Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 8: Performance Management and Appraisal Performance Management Systems Why Do We Conduct Performance Appraisals? What Do We Assess? How Do We Use Appraisal Methods and Forms? Who Should Assess Performance? Performance Appraisal Problems Debriefing the Appraisal Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 9: Rights and Employee Management Managing and Leading Your Workforce Commonly Accepted Employee Rights Management Rights Coaching, Counseling and Discipline Leadership, Management and Change Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 10: Employee and Labor Relations Labor Relations: A Function of Trust and Communication Job Satisfaction Legal Issues in Labor Relations Unions and Labor Rights Management Rights and Decertification Elections Managing Conflict Negotiations Trends and Issues in HRM Part 4: Compensating Chapter 11: Compensation Management Compensation Management Organizational Philosophy Legal and Fairness Issues in Compensation Job Evaluation Developing a Pay System Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 12 Incentive Pay Why Do We Use Incentive Pay? Individual or Group-based Incentives? Options for Individual Incentives Options for Group Incentives Failure, Challenges, and Guidelines in Creating Incentive Pay Systems Executive Compensation Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 13: Employee Benefits Statutory Benefits Voluntary Benefits Administration and Communication of Benefits Trends and Issues in HRM Part 5: Protecting and Expanding Organizational Reach Chapter 14: Workplace Safety, Health, and Security Workplace Safety and OSHA Employee Health Stress Workplace Security Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 15: Organizational Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility Ethical Organizations Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Sustainability Trends and Issues in HRM Chapter 16: Global Issues for Human Resource Managers Globalization of Business and HRM Legal, Ethical and Cultural Issues Global Staffing Developing and Managing Global Human Resources Compensating Your Global Workforce Trends and Issues in HRM

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  • publication date: 19/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781452290638
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 712
  • ID: 9781452290638
  • weight: 1247
  • ISBN10: 1452290636
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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