9780073530208

Human Resource Management : Gaining a Competitive Advantage

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073530208

  • ISBN10:

    0073530204

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/8/2007
  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL PROFESSIONAL
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Summary

Overview:As competitors strive to win the war for talent, effective human resource management is necessary to gain true competitive advantage in the marketplace. Three challenges companies face are sustainability, technology, and globalization.Human Resource Management 6th Editionbrings these challenges to life by highlighting real-world examples pertaining to these issues and relating it to the concepts within the chapter. This best-selling McGraw-Hill/Irwin Human Resource Management title provides students with the technical background needed to be a knowledgeable consumer of human resource (HR) products and services, to manage HR effectively, or to be a successful HR professional. While clearly strategic in nature, the text also emphasizes how managers can more effectively acquire, develop, compensate, and manage the internal and external environment that relates to the management of human resources.

Author Biography

Barry Gerhart is the Bruce R. Ellig Distinguished Chair in Pay and Organizational Effectivenes and Director of the Strategic Human Resources Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Table of Contents

Noe et al., Human Resource Management, 6/e Brief Table of Contents
Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage
The Human Resource Environment
Strategic Human Resource Management
The Legal Environment: Equal Employment Opportunity and Safety
The Analysis and Design of Work
Acquisition and Preparation of Human Resources
Human Resource Planning and Recruitment
Selection and Placement
Training
Assessment and Development of HRM
Performance Management
Employee Development
Employee Separation and Retention
Compensation of Human Resources
Pay Structure Decisions
Recognizing Employee Contributions with Pay
Employee Benefits
Special Topics in Human Resource Management
Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations
Managing Human Resources Globally
Strategically Managing the HRM Function
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