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Staffing Organizations - 5th edition

Staffing Organizations (ISBN10: 0072987227; ISBN13: 9780072987225)
ISBN13: 978-0072987225
ISBN10: 0072987227

Summary: New Features
  • In chapter one there is a new section on Ethical Issues. It identifies the many different ethical obligations that employers have in staffing their organization. At the end of each chapter, after the discussion questions, two ethical issues are presented that are relevant to the chapter material. These may be used for classroom discussion or write-ups.
  • A running case throughou
    t the book involves a fictitious retailing organization (Tanglewood) that has stores at over 200 locations throughout the western U.S. The organization is on a high growth trajectory, but has decentralized HR and staffing systems. A rich description of the organization and its staffing practices is provided. The organization is seeking to improve its staffing practices in several facets, and the student participates in in-depth exercises that represent improvement attempts. Exercises are given in staffing strategy, planning, external recruitment, external selection, decision-making, and retention. Some of the exercises involve statistical analysis using spreadsheets, and complete guidance is given to the student on how to do these analyses. Each exercise poses a number of questions to the student that must be answered.
  • Hot topics new to this edition include: outsourcing, succession planning, employee value propostition, open and targeted recruitment, recruitment communication (employment brand; organizational websites), socialization and mentoring of newcomers, staffing software, and turnover data.
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Summary: New Features
  • In chapter one there is a new section on Ethical Issues. It identifies the many different ethical obligations that employers have in staffing their organization. At the end of each chapter, after the discussion questions, two ethical issues are presented that are relevant to the chapter material. These may be used for classroom discussion or write-ups.
  • A running case throughout the book involves a fictitious retailing organization (Tanglewood) that has stores at over 200 locations throughout the western U.S. The organization is on a high growth trajectory, but has decentralized HR and staffing systems. A rich description of the organization and its staffing practices is provided. The organization is seeking to improve its staffing practices in several facets, and the student participates in in-depth exercises that represent improvement attempts. Exercises are given in staffing strategy, planning, external recruitment, external selection, decision-making, and retention. Some of the exercises involve statistical analysis using spreadsheets, and complete guidance is given to the student on how to do these analyses. Each exercise poses a number of questions to the student that must be answered.
  • Hot topics new to this edition include: outsourcing, succession planning, employee value propostition, open and targeted recruitment, recruitment communication (employment brand; organizational websites), socialization and mentoring of newcomers, staffing software, and turnover data.
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 06
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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