Modern Human Relations at Work (with InfoTrac®), 10th Edition
Richard M. Hodgetts, Kathryn W. Hegar
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Just beginning your study of the human resources field? You'll want to start with the book that will prove to be your most valuable guide to this field's theory and practice--Hodgetts and Hegar's MODERN HUMAN RELATIONS AT WORK. The authors include many practical examples and techniques, as well as experiential and application-oriented exercises that show you how human relations concepts and skills can increase productivity and job satisfaction in the workplace. From 'Human Relations in Action' boxes to 'Time Out' exercises that encourage you to participate and gain personal insights, MODERN HUMAN RELATIONS AT WORK will be a reference you turn to again and again as you advance in your professional career.
NEW! A 'Career Advisor' feature at the end of each chapter guides students through self-assessment processes and other activities that provide them with the tools necessary for success upon entering the job market or advancing their careers.
NEW! A 'Career Advisor' feature at the end of each chapter guides you through self-assessment processes and other activities that provide you with the tools necessary for success upon entering the job market or advancing your career.
NEW! 'Check Your Understanding' boxes have been included at strategic places in the flow of each chapter to give students opportunities to pause and evaluate their understanding of key concepts and immediately apply those concepts in a brief exercise.
NEW! 'Check Your Understanding' boxes have been included at strategic places in the flow of each chapter to give you opportunities to pause and evaluate your understanding of key concepts and immediately apply those concepts in a brief exercise.
Chapter 13, 'International Human Relations' has been thoroughly updated to reflect the importance of understanding the global nature and challenges of human relations.
Greatly enhanced coverage of teams and teamwork is included in Chapter 11, 'Communicating for Effectiveness,' and in Chapter 12, 'Managing Conflict and Change'--giving students a deeper understanding of these vital topics.
A great selection of resources for course preparation and presentation accompanies the text, including the Instructor's Resource CD-ROM (with Microsoft® PowerPoint® images), Instructor's Manual with Test Bank, ExamView® Assessment Suite, a selection of videos, and a companion website.
CURRENT! The Ten Edition adds and updates coverage of topics that are critical to your understanding of the field, including the global nature human relations, teams and teamwork, and many others.
This book is one of the top-rated textbooks in the human relations field, thanks to the authors' balanced mix of theory and applications, the many examples and cases that feature real people and real companies to help reinforce concepts, the great coverage of technology's impact on the human relations field, and so much more.
'Human Relations in Action' boxes illustrate the practical application of chapter concepts. Topics include how to increase the drive for achievement, networking for effectiveness, and dealing with technology.
'Time-Out' self-examination exercises encourage students to participate, gain personal insights, and consider key topics in a more in-depth manner.
One or more experiential exercises in every chapter--designed for group settings--present forums in which students can discuss concepts, resolve problems, and consider results in real-life situations.
An understandable hands-on resource, MODERN HUMAN RELATIONS AT WORK gives you just the right mix of concepts and real-world applications to help you develop your human relations skills.
The book's many examples and cases use real people and real companies to reinforce what you are learning in each chapter--making human relations concepts understandable and applicable to you.
Key Terms and definitions are highlighted in the margin of the textbook page where they first appear for your convenience in studying for tests and reviewing as you read.
Part One: INTRODUCTION.
1. The Nature of Human Relations.
2. Fundamentals of Motivation.
Part Two: THE SOCIAL SYSTEM.
3. Individual Behavior.
4. Group Behavior.
5. The Informal Organization.
Part Three: THE TECHNICAL SYSTEM.
6. Technology and People at Work.
7. Productivity and Quality Improvement.
8. Job Redesign and Job Enrichment.
Part Four: THE ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEM.
9. Fundamentals of Leadership.
10. Developing, Appraising, and Rewarding Personnel.
Part Five: BEHAVIORAL EFFECTIVENESS.
11. Communicating for Effectiveness.
12. Managing Conflict and Change.
Part Six: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE.
13. International Human Relations.
14. Human Relations Challenges of the Future.