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Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders

Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders - 08 edition

Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9781412957595

ISBN10: 1412957591

Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders by M. Scott Norton - ISBN 9781412957595
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Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
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Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders by M. Scott Norton - ISBN 9781412957595

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''Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders ''is a comprehensive, practical text that details the major aspects of the human resources function in education. The text not only presents an historical overview of the evolution of the human resources function in education, but also examines new developments in the area of human resources accountability. With its straightforward writing style and practical pedagogical features???chapter learning objectives, discussion questions, and case studies???''Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders'' is an informative and accessible textbook for graduate-level courses.This text balances theory and pedagogy to demonstrate the historical evolution of the human resources function in education, the strategic link between human resources and organizational effectiveness, and the new trends in human resources accountability. The text promotes the concept that every school administrator necessarily is a human resources administrator as well. School administration and human resources administration are inextricably related.

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M. Scott Norton served as Professor in and Vice-Chair of the Department of Educational Administration and Supervision at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, later becoming Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Administration and Supervision at Arizona State University, where he is currently Professor Emeritus.

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PREFACE Ch 1. THE HUMAN RESOURCES FUNCTION: ISSUES, CHALLENGES, AND TRENDS The Human Resources Function in Education: Its Definition Issues Facing Education and the Human Resources Function Challenges Facing Education and the Human Resources Function Selected New Trends in Human Resources Administration Ch 2. THE HUMAN RESOURCES FUNCTION: AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Personnel Administration Before 1900 The Scientific Management Era and Its Impact on Personnel Practices The Human Relations Era and Its Impact on the Human Resources Function The Behavioral Science Movement and Its Contributions to the Human Resources Function The Postmodern Behavioral Science Era The Human Resources Function and Its Thirteen Processes The Centralization and Decentralization of the HR Function Standards of Ethical Administration Ch 3. THE HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING PROCESS Definition and Background of the Human Resources Planning Process Characteristics of Strategic Human Resources Planning Evolutionary Stage of a School Organization Professional Staff Mix Integrating Human Resources Planning Into the Strategic Plan Correlation With the System Plan Information Needs and Forecasting Policy, Regulation, Processes, and Personnel Changes Ch 4. STAFFING FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES: THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS An Operations Model for the Recruitment Process Ch 5. STAFFING FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES: THE SELECTION PROCESS An Operational Model for the Selection Process Ch 6. THE HR INDUCTION, ASSIGNMENT, STABILITY, AND PROTECTION PROCESSES: TOWARD THE MAXIMIZATION OF HUMAN POTENTIAL The School as a Social System Human Motivation Theories The Human Resources Induction Process Induction: What the Research Says The Staff Assignment Process The Human Resources Stability Process An Operational Plan for Teacher Retention Retention of Administrative Personnel Teacher Absenteeism The HR Protection Process Ch 7. THE STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION PROCESSES The Purposes of Staff Development Trends in Professional Staff Development Operational Procedures for Staff Development The Performance Evaluation Process Ch 8. ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE AND THE HUMAN RESOURCES FUNCTION Organizational Culture and Organizational Climate The Importance of a Healthy School Climate The Measurement of School Climate Research on School Climate Improvement of School Climate Human Resources Responsibilities in the Improvement of School Climate Ch 9. THE LEGAL WORLD OF HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION: POLICY AND REGULATION DEVELOPMENT Legal Considerations and the Human Resources Function Summary of Selected Legal Statutes, Including Various Civil Rights Acts, Relating to the Work of the Human Resources Function The Development of Personnel Policies and Administrative Regulations How Personnel Policies and Regulations Are Developed Model for Policy and Regulation Development The Language of School Policies and Regulations Ch 10. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND THE HUMAN RESOURCES FUNCTION: WORKING WITH EMPLOYEE GROUPS Employee Unions Defined Working Relationships: The Human Resources Function and Employee Groups Collective Bargaining: Definition and Basic Principles The Two Primary Bargaining Processes Bargaining by Employee Groups: Historical Perspectives Collective Bargaining in Education and the Central Human Resources Unit Collective Bargaining in Education Determination and Recognition of the Bargaining Unit Initial Bargaining Procedures and Appropriate Table Strategies The Contract Agreement Impact of Collective Bargaining on Education Ch 11. THE COMPENSATION PROCESS: AN OPERATIONS MODEL School Finance: Th

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