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Published: 
November 2011
Page Count: 
360
ISBN: 
978-1-4533-1944-4

Human Resource Management

Version 1.0 By: Laura Portolese

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Human Resource Management

 

Laura Portolese Dias


In writing Human Resource Management , Laura Portolese Dias had simple but important aims:

  • Illustrate HRM strategies and theories that any manager needs to know about recruiting, selecting, training, and compensating people
  • Provide more relevance to students’ careers
  • Give students a more competitive advantage in the workplace.

PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES:

  • RELEVANCY:

    This text provides practical applications of theory relevant to today’s workplace. In the real world, HRM leverages technology in every aspect of the job—from online training modules to technology for better managing flex-time workers and telecommuters. Therefore, it’s important for students to understand what kinds of platforms exist in today’s workplace to enhance their effectiveness as future managers.


  • LEARNING SUPPLEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES:

    This textbook is loaded with supplements to support professors in traditional, hybrid, and online courses. Chapter podcasts, test banks, PowerPoints, and an activity manual are also available. Sample activities might include a role-playing scenario on letting go of an employee or a case study on a hiring practice issue. All activities are “classroom-tested” and include directions on how to run them effectively.

  • CUSTOMIZABILITY:
  • The Flat World Knowledge publishing model allows instructors to adapt the textbook to the exact needs of their specific class and student body.

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Instructor Manual

Instructor Manual

The Instructor Manual guides you through the main concepts of each chapter and important elements such as learning objectives, key terms, and key takeaways. Can include answers to chapter exercises, group activity suggestions, and discussion questions.

Instructor Manual

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

A PowerPoint presentation highlighting key learning objectives and the main concepts for each chapter are available for you to use in your classroom. You can either cut and paste sections or use the presentation as a whole.

PowerPoint Lecture Notes

Test Generator

Test Generator

Prefer printable tests? Download our test generator and start creating printable tests today! We offer a test generator for both PC and Mac users.

Test Bank Files for Import to Learning Management Systems

Test Bank Files for Import to Learning Management Systems

For your convenience, we've packaged our test items for easy import into Learning Management Systems like Blackboard, Brightspace/D2L, Canvas, Moodle, or Respondus.

Test Item File

Test Item File

Need assistance in supplementing your quizzes and tests? Our test-item files (in Word format) contain many multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions.

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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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