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Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education

Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education - 5th edition

Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780132397711

ISBN10: 0132397714

Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education by L. Dean Webb and M. Scott Norton - ISBN 9780132397711
Edition: 5TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
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International: No
Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education by L. Dean Webb and M. Scott Norton - ISBN 9780132397711

ISBN13: 9780132397711

ISBN10: 0132397714

Edition: 5TH 08
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Summary

Personnel costs make up 75 to 85% of the typical school district budget. Because personnel are so important to the achievement of the goals and objectives of an educational system, human resources administration is of central importance. Explore the 5 th edition ofHuman Resources Administrationto learn relevant laws and policies, the application of computer technology, and successful collective negotiation strategies. For further success, this text will help you develop integrated planning processes and communication systems while fostering a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation among the staff, the administration, and the school board. Features for Your Success: New!Chapter on Staff Development(ch. 7)--illustrates the importance to the success of educational programs, describes the purposes for staff development, five steps in the staff development process, effective staff development programs, and much more. New!More coverage of the application of technologyas it relates to the human resources function. Revised! Historical content has been streamlined and is now presented in Chapter 1.The Nature of the Human Resources Function: Its Organization and Processes. Revised! Previous chapters on law and policy have been streamlined and are now presented in Chapter 11.Legal Aspects of Human Resources Administration. New! Aglossaryhas been added to help you better understand key concepts presented in each chapter. New!Visual organizershave been added including numerous charts, figures and tables adding visual interest and helping you better access chapter content. Case Studiesin each chapter help you apply chapter concepts to realistic situations in the workplace and provide stimulus for discussion of complex and controversial issues. Thorough revisionof all previous edition material has been done to ensure you are provided with the most current references and topics.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Human Resources Function: Organization and Processes What is Human Resources Administration? The Evolution of Human Resources Administration in Education The Human Resources Processes Processes of Human Resources Utilization Processes of Human Resources Development Processes of the Human Resources Environment The Central Human Resources Unit Human Resources and Site-based Governance Structures Tasks, Competencies, and Indicators for the Human Resources Administration Position Analysis and Position Description for the Central Human Resources Administrator Ethics for School Human Resources Administrators Summary Discussion Questions Case Studies References

2. Strategic Human Resources Planning Strategic Human Resources Planning Characteristics of Strategic Human Resources Planning Integrating Human Resources Planning into the School District Strategic Plan Environmental Scanning (1.0) Strategic and Operational Planning (2.0) Implementation (3.0) Summary Discussion Questions Case Studies References

3. Organizational Climate and the Human Resources Function School Culture and School Climate: Defined and Compared The Importance of a Healthy School Climate The Measurement of School Climate &n