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Human Resources Administration in Education : A Management Approach

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9780205485079

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0205485073
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
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Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

"The pedagogical approach of the book is very sound and easy for the instructor and the student to utilize effectively." Travis W. Twiford, Virginia Tech Human Resources Administration in Education presents a very practical, comprehensive treatment of the human resources function as it operates from a central office or school district level. The text utilizes a management approach that reflects current ISLLC and ELCC Standards and is organized around the processes and procedures necessary for implementing effective human resources administration. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the context in which human resources administration takes place. Treated in separate chapters are the eight essential dimensions of the human resources function: human resource planning, recruitment, selection, placement and induction, staff development, appraisal, performance/compensation, and collective negotiations. The final chapter presents legal, ethical, and policy issues in human resources administration. New to This Edition No Child Left Behind and other school reform issues are discussed to highlight their impact on human resource functions Extensive section on automation and updated software that has become critical to the human resources functionan issue of considerable interest and concern in most school districts More emphasis placed on learning communities (Chapter 6), performance incentives and fringe benefits (Chapter 8), and collective negotiations (Chapter 9) to reflect current practice New problem-based exercises manual with realistic activities for students, developed by the author, is available with the text for no additional cost New Instructorrs"s Manual/Test Bank and PowerPoint supplements, developed by the author, are available online to adopters to assist in course preparation Package this text with [Insert MyLabSchool Logo] a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life!Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Organizational Dimensions
1(45)
The Structural Framework of Public Education
1(7)
The Administrative Process
8(3)
Human Resources Administration
11(9)
Leadership Theories for Human Resources Administration
20(6)
The Use of Technology in Human Resources Administration
26(10)
Summary
36(3)
Discussion Questions and Statements
39(1)
Suggested Activities
40(1)
Selected Bibliography
40(1)
Appendix: Selections from the ISLLC Standards
41(5)
Human Resources Planning
46(52)
Assessing Human Resources Needs
46(7)
Reduction in Force
53(2)
Federal Influences on Human Resources Planning
55(36)
Summary
91(2)
Discussion Questions and Statements
93(1)
Suggested Activities
94(1)
Selected Bibliography
94(1)
Appendix A: Steps in Developing an Affirmative Action Program
95(1)
Appendix B: Summary Facts Concerning Job Discrimination
96(1)
Appendix C: Steps in Filing a Charge of Job Discrimination
97(1)
Recruitment
98(25)
Constraints on Recruitment
100(2)
A Theory of Occupational Choice
102(2)
Methods of Recruitment
104(5)
Advertising Position Vacancies
109(2)
Summary
111(1)
Discussion Questions and Statements
112(1)
Suggested Activities
112(1)
Selected Bibliography
113(1)
Appendix A: Model Newspaper Advertisements
114(4)
Appendix B: Model Recruitment Brochures for the Positions of Superintendent of Schools and High School Principal
118(5)
Selection
123(30)
Steps in the Selection Process
125(11)
Principles of Constructing Application Forms
136(1)
A Final Note
137(1)
Summary
138(1)
Discussion Questions and Statements
139(1)
Suggested Activities
140(1)
Selected Bibliography
140(1)
Appendix A: Job Descriptions
141(2)
Appendix B: Selection Criteria
143(4)
Appendix C: Job Applications
147(6)
Placement and Induction
153(23)
Placement
153(3)
Induction
156(4)
The Induction of First-Year Teachers
160(1)
Mentoring as an Induction Strategy for Beginning Teachers
161(1)
Mentoring as an Induction Strategy for Beginning Administrators
162(1)
An Induction Model
163(1)
Summary
164(1)
Discussion Questions and Statements
165(1)
Suggested Activities
165(1)
Selected Bibliography
166(1)
Appendix: Orientation Checklist for Newly Assigned Teachers
167(9)
Staff Development
176(23)
Professional Learning Communities as the Foundation for Staff Development
177(1)
Adult Learning
178(1)
The Conditions of Learning
179(1)
Creating a Staff Development Program
180(7)
Staff Development for the Instructional Staff
187(1)
Staff Development for School Principals
188(2)
Staff Development for Classified Employees
190(1)
Teacher Centers and Staff Development
191(2)
Summary
193(1)
Discussion Questions and Statements
194(1)
Suggested Activities
194(1)
Selected Bibliography
195(1)
Appendix: Needs Assessment Survey
196(3)
Performance Evaluation
199(44)
Developing a Performance Evaluation Process
201(7)
Developing Termination Procedures
208(8)
Summary
216(1)
Discussion Questions and Statements
217(1)
Suggested Activities
218(1)
Selected Bibliography
218(2)
Appendix A: Teacher Evaluation Policies and Procedures
220(4)
Appendix B: Teacher Evaluation Report Forms and Performance Indicators
224(10)
Appendix C: Administrator Evaluation Report
234(4)
Appendix D: Rating Scale to Evaluate Administrator Performance
238(2)
Appendix E: Performance Appraisal---Custodial, Landscape, Maintenance
240(3)
Compensation
243(57)
Variables Affecting Compensation
244(5)
Types of Compensation
249(2)
Direct Compensation: Salary and Wage Administration
251(22)
Indirect Compensation: Fringe Benefits Administration
273(13)
Summary
286(2)
Discussion Questions and Statements
288(1)
Suggested Activities
288(1)
Selected Bibliography
289(1)
Appendix: Position Description Questionnaire
290(10)
Collective Negotiations
300(31)
Historical Perspectives
301(3)
Recognition and Bargaining Unit Determination
304(3)
The Scope of Negotiations
307(1)
The Bargaining Process
308(5)
Impasse Procedures
313(2)
Work Stoppage Strategies
315(3)
Administration of the Master Agreement
318(2)
Collaborative Bargaining
320(1)
Summary
320(2)
Discussion Questions and Statements
322(1)
Suggested Activities
323(1)
Selected Bibliography
323(1)
Appendix A: Contract Table of Contents
324(1)
Appendix B: Grievance Procedures
325(6)
Legal, Ethical, and Policy Issues in the Administration of Human Resources
331(34)
Contract Management
331(2)
Litigation in Human Resources Management
333(8)
Ethical Considerations in Human Resources Management
341(3)
Human Resources Policy Development
344(1)
Summary
345(2)
Discussion Questions and Statements
347(1)
Suggested Activities
347(1)
Selected Bibliography
347(1)
Appendix A: An Index of Appropriate Policies with Sample Human Resources Policies
348(15)
Appendix B: Table of Contents for a Classified Employee Personnel Manual
363(2)
Epilogue 365(2)
Glossary 367(13)
Index 380


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