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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, Eighth Edition brings 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.
Table of Contents
1 Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage
Part 1 The Human Resource Environment
2 Strategic Human Resource Management
3 The Legal Environment: Equal Employment Opportunity and Safety
4 The Analysis and Design of Work
Part 2 Acquisition and Preparation of Human Resources
5 Human Resource Planning and Recruitment
6 Selection and Placement
Part 3 Assessment and Development of HRM
8 Performance Management
9 Employee Development
10 Employee Separation and Retention
Part 4 Compensation of Human Resources
11 Pay Structure Decisions
12 Recognizing Employee Contributions with Pay
13 Employee Benefits
Part 5 Special Topics in Human Resource Management