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Human Resource Management, 10th Edition

by: Lloyd Byars, Leslie Rue

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Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL,30.09.10

Category: Human Resource Management Level:

ISBN: 0073530557
ISBN13: 9780073530550

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The Tenth Edition of Human Resource Management continues to present both the theoretical and practical aspects of HRM. The theoretical material is presented throughout the textbook and highlighted via a marginal glossary. The practical aspects of HRM are presented through lively and pedagogically-effective examples woven throughout the text and in the end-of-chapter materials. This edition reflects the challenges of diversity, technology and globalization in the business world and how these forces impact the HRM function within organizations.
Key Features

# Updated coverage of HR issues, including executive compensation and e-recruitment.
# Over 30 new HRM in Action examples.
# Lists of key terms with page references have been added to the end of every chapter.
# Coverage reflects trends in the business world and the HRM function within organizations and addresses specifically the challenges of a more diverse, more technologically-sophisticated, and more complex workplace. Changing government and legal requirements, increased awareness for security issues, new information systems, downsizing, demands for a more skilled workforce, and intensifying global competition are just a few of the factors that are addressed in the new edition.
# 'On the Job' appendices follow selected chapters and offer practical examples in such areas as job descriptions and resumes.
# End-of-chapter materials include: 'Summary of Learning Objectives' which provides a synopsis and review of the key learning objectives within each chapter; 'Review Questions' to provide students with an opportunity to review chapter concepts through questions developed to test students' memory of key issues and concepts in each chapter; 'Discussion Questions' that provide an opportunity for students to apply critical thinking skills to in-depth questions; 'Incidents' (two per chapter) that act as minicases for students to analyze and dissect chapter concepts and applications via real-life scenarios; 'Exercises' that are experiential in nature and can be done in class or as homework and are designed to illustrate major points made in the chapter.
# The clear, concise writing style combined with numerous illustrations and applications makes the text very readable for students.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction and Background of Human Resources
Chapter 1 Human Resource Management: A Strategic Function
Chapter 2 Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment
Chapter 3 Implementing Equal Employment Opportunity
Chapter 4 Job Analysis and Design
Part 2: Acquiring Human Resources
Chapter 5 Human Resource Planning
Chapter 6 Recruiting Employees
Chapter 7 Selecting Employees
Part 3: Training and Developing Employees
Chapter 8 Orientation and Employee Training
Chapter 9 Management and Organizational Development
Chapter 10 Career Development
Chapter 11 Performance Management Systems
Part 4: Compensating Human Resources
Chapter 12 The Organizational Reward System
Chapter 13 Base Wage and Salary Systems
Chapter 14 Incentive Pay Systems
Chapter 15 Employee Benefits
Part 5: Employee Well-Being and Labor Relations
Chapter 16 Employee Safety and Health
Chapter 17 Employee Relations
Chapter 18 The Legal Environment and Structure of Labor Unions
Chapter 19 Union Organizing Campaigns and Collective Bargaining