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Human Resource Management

By: 
Laura Portolese
Version: 
3.0
Published: 
February 2019
Page Count: 
500 (est)
Online Ebook Price: 
$29.95
Full Color Book + Online Ebook Price: 
$54.95
ISBN: 
978-1-4533-9233-1

This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management provides students with practical applications of Human Resource Management theory relevant to today’s workplace. From recruiting and selecting to training and compensation this textbook gives an overview of the areas that are relevant to students’ careers.

  • End-of-chapter self-assessment quizzes.
  • Videos and podcasts geared towards today’s learners.
  • Sample classroom-tested role plays and activities.
  • Author Bio
  • Acknowledgments
  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The Role of Human Resources

  • 1.1 Human Resource Management Day To Day
  • 1.2 What Are Human Resources And Human Capital?
  • 1.3 Skills Needed For Hrm
  • 1.4 Today’s Hrm Challenges
  • 1.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 2: Developing and Implementing Strategic HRM Plans

  • 2.1 The Value Of Planning
  • 2.2 Strategic Planning
  • 2.3 Writing The Hrm Plan
  • 2.4 Tips In Hrm Planning
  • 2.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 3: Diversity and Multiculturalism

  • 3.1 Hiring Multiculturally
  • 3.2 Diversity And Multiculturalism
  • 3.3 Diversity Plans
  • 3.4 Multiculturalism And The Law
  • 3.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 4: Recruitment

  • 4.1 Keeping Up With Growth
  • 4.2 The Recruitment Process
  • 4.3 The Law And Recruitment
  • 4.4 Recruitment Strategies
  • 4.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 5: Selection

  • 5.1 The Interview
  • 5.2 The Selection Process
  • 5.3 Criteria Development And Résumé Review
  • 5.4 Interviewing
  • 5.5 Testing And Selecting
  • 5.6 Making The Offer
  • 5.7 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 6: Compensation and Benefits

  • 6.1 Matching Compensation With Core Values
  • 6.2 Goals Of A Compensation Plan
  • 6.3 Developing A Compensation Package
  • 6.4 Types Of Pay Systems
  • 6.5 Other Types Of Compensation
  • 6.6 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 7: Retention and Motivation

  • 7.1 Dissatisfaction Isn’t Always About Pay
  • 7.2 The Costs Of Turnover
  • 7.3 Retention Plans
  • 7.4 Implementing Retention Strategies
  • 7.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 8: Training and Development

  • 8.1 Training: Not Like It Used To Be
  • 8.2 Steps To Take In Training An Employee
  • 8.3 Types Of Training
  • 8.4 Training Delivery Methods
  • 8.5 Designing A Training Program
  • 8.6 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 9: Successful Employee Communication

  • 9.1 The Biggest Challenge
  • 9.2 Communication Strategies
  • 9.3 Management Styles
  • 9.4 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 10: Employee Performance Management

  • 10.1 A Dilemma
  • 10.2 Handling Performance
  • 10.3 Employee Rights
  • 10.4 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 11: Employee Assessment and Talent Management

  • 11.1 A Tough Conversation
  • 11.2 Performance Evaluation Systems
  • 11.3 Appraisal Methods
  • 11.4 Completing And Conducting The Appraisal
  • 11.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 12: Working with Labor Unions

  • 12.1 Unhappy Employees Could Equal Unionization
  • 12.2 The Nature Of Unions
  • 12.3 Collective Bargaining
  • 12.4 Administration Of The Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • 12.5 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 13: Safety and Health at Work

  • 13.1 Training For Safety
  • 13.2 Workplace Safety And Health Laws
  • 13.3 Health Hazards At Work
  • 13.4 Cases And Problems
  • Chapter 14: International HRM

  • 14.1 Things Weren’t What They Seemed
  • 14.2 Offshoring, Outsourcing
  • 14.3 Staffing Internationally
  • 14.4 International Hrm Considerations
  • 14.5 Cases And Problems
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    Laura portolese

    Laura Portolese Central Washington University

    Laura Portolese (Doctorate, Argosy University) is the author or co-author of four books with FlatWorld (Human Resource Management, Human Relations, The Art of Supervision and Leadership, and Consumer Behavior Today). Professor Portolese holds a master of business administration from City University and a doctorate of business administration from Argosy University. She teaches in the Department of Information Technology and Administrative Management, part of the Cenral Washington University’s College of Education and Professional Studies. Before beginning her teaching career, Professor Portolese worked for several organizations in management and operations. She’s also an entrepreneur who has performed consulting work for companies such as Microsoft.
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