Summary: This market-leading text takes a pragmatic approach emphasizing the strategic role of human resources. Comprehensive, research-based coverage includes all major topics identified on the Human Resource Certification Institutes Content Outline. Coverage includes a global chapter, expanded coverage of diversity, new material on performance management, and current hot topics such as self-directed work teams, shamrock organization, broadbanding, competency-based pay syste
ms, job security, violence in the workplace, and how organizational commitment affects production, quality, and service.
Summary: This market-leading text takes a pragmatic approach emphasizing the strategic role of human resources. Comprehensive, research-based coverage includes all major topics identified on the Human Resource Certification Institutes Content Outline. Coverage includes a global chapter, expanded coverage of diversity, new material on performance management, and current hot topics such as self-directed work teams, shamrock organization, broadbanding, competency-based pay systems, job security, violence in the workplace, and how organizational commitment affects production, quality, and service. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:10TH 03 Cover: Hardback Publisher:South-Western Publishing Co. Year Published: 2003 International: No
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Mathis, Robert L. : University of Nebraska, Omaha
Dr. Robert Mathis is Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Born and raised in Texas, he received a B.A. and M.B.A. from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Colorado. At UNO he has received the University's "Excellence in Teaching" award.Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and has published numerous articles covering a variety of topics over the last 25 years. On the professional level, Dr. Mathis has held numerous national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management and in other professional organizations, including the Academy of Management. He also has served as President of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HRCI.He has had extensive consulting experiences with both large and small organizations in a variety of areas. Firms assisted have been in telecommunications, telemarketing, financial, manufacturing, retail, health-care, and utility industries. He has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing or revising compensation plans for small and medium-sized firms. Internationally, Dr. Mathis has consulting and training experience with organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan.
Jackson, John H. : University of Wyoming
Dr. John H. Jackson currently Professor of Management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his B.A. and M.B.A. from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years. After leaving that industry, he completed his doctoral studies at the University of Colorado and received his Ph.D. in Management and Organizational Behavior.During his academic career, Dr. Jackson has authored four other college texts and over 50 articles and papers, including ones appearing in Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Human Resources Management, and Human Resources Planning. Also, he has consulted widely with a variety of organizations. During the past several years Dr. Jackson has served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases.At the University of Wyoming he served two terms as Department Head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson has received teaching awards at Wyoming and was one of the early developers and instructors on two-way interactive education via television in the State. In addition, he designed one of the first classes in the nation on Business Environment and Natural Resources. In addition to teaching, Dr. Jackson is president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc., a small ranch in the Wyoming mountains.
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SECTION I: NATURE OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
1 Changing Nature of Human Resource Management 2 Strategic Human Resource Management 3 Individual Performance and Retention
SECTION II: STAFFING THE ORGANIZATION
4 Legal Framework for Equal Employment 5 Managing Diversity and Equal Employment 6 Jobs 7 Recruiting in Labor Markets. 8 Selecting and Placing Human Resources
SECTION III: TRAINING AND DEVELOPING HUMAN RESOURCES
9 Training Human Resources 10 Careers and HR Development 11 Performance Management and Appraisal
SECTION IV: COMPENSATING HUMAN RESOURCES
12 Compensation Strategies and Practices 13 Variable Pay and Executive Compensation 14 Managing Employee Benefits
SECTION V: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND GLOBAL HR
15 Health, Safety and Security 16 Employee Rights and Discipline 17 Union-Management Relations 18 Globalization of HR Management
Appendices: A Human Resource Certification Institute Test Specifications B Current Literature in HR Management C Major Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations D Starting a Career.
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