Summary: This text offers practical coverage of basic human resource management concepts and practices, including the review of important laws and regulations and an overview of information that is commonly used by human resource professionals. The essentials version of this text is condensed from the extremely successful HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 11th edition. This shortened version offers concise, streamlined content, is easy-to-use and moderately priced. Its focused cover ...show moreage is ideal for individuals preparing for HR certification exams, Directors of HR and instructors who are seeking basic yet comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of HR concepts and practices.
The text is presented in a format that is logical for numerous industries and professional organizations. The "Managerial Perspectives," found at the beginning of each chapter, encourage readers to think in terms of general management as they learn human resource management. Internet resources and suggested readings in every chapter provide students with good direction on where to learn more about the field.