About the Book :
The book covers the current theoretical approaches to strategic HRM, impact of 'bottom line' practices, a streamlined discussion of HRIS and how HR activities fit into a company's overall business strategy. The Chapter-opening HR Perspectives are preliminary cases that introduce chapter concepts through real-world scenarios. It has updated end-of-chapter exercises and cases that challenge students to put concepts into action and to make decisions like those faced by today's human resource managers.
About the Author :
Cynthia D. Fisher, Ph.D. Purdue University. AProfessor of Management, Dr Fisher has done extensive research in HRM and Organisational Behaviour and also conducted EDPs for corporates in different parts of the world.Lyle F. Schoenfeldt, Ph.D. Dr. Schoenfeldt is professor and chairperson, Dept. of Management, Appalachian State University (APU).James B. Shaw, Ph.D. Purdue University. A Professor in HRM, Dr Shaw has extensive international teaching and research experience at Texas A & M University, University of Maryland-Extension Program in Bermuda, National University of Singapore, University of Baltimore and Bond University.
Interesting Facts :
Coverage of improving competitiveness is now embedded in the chronological organization of the text, allowing students to follow the progression of individuals into, through, and out of the organization.Chapter-opening HR Perspectives are preliminary cases that introduce chapter concepts through real-world scenarios.The book covers the current theoretical approaches to strategic HRM, impact of 'bottom line' practices, a streamlined discussion of HRIS and how HR activities fit into a company's overall business strategy.Updated end-of-chapter exercises and cases challenge students to put concepts into action and to make decisions like those faced by today's human resource managers.Instructor's Resource Manual with PowerPoint slides contains instructional resources as well as test bank of questions. For each chapter, the Manual includes chapter synopsis, chapter objectives, lecture outline, teaching notes for the end-of chapter cases and exercises, and answers to discussion questions etc.
I. Overview and Introduction1.An Introduction to Human Resource ManagementII. Planning for Organizations, Jobs, and People2.Strategic Human Resource3.Human Resource Planning4.Job Analysis: Concepts, Procedures, and ChoicesIII. Acquiring Human Resources5.Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment6.Recruiting and Job Search7.Measurement and Decision-Making Issues in Selection8.Assessing Job Candidates: Tools for SelectionIV. Building and Motivating Performance9.Human Resource Development10.Performance Assessment and Management11.Compensation System Development12.Incentive CompensationV. Maintaining Human Resources13.Benefits 14.Safety and Health: A Proactive Approach15.Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining16.Employment Transitions: Managing Careers, Retention, and TerminationVI. Multinational Human Resource ManagementManaging Human Resources in Multinational Organizations