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Managing Human Resources

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
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Summary

For undergraduate or graduate level Introduction to Human Resource Management courses. This book covers all of the core HR topics, while taking a "non-functional" approach that shows the relevance of HR topics to all employees.

Author Biography

Robert L. Cardy is Chair of the Department of Management at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xxiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxvii
About the Authorsp. xxix
Introductionp. 1
Meeting Present and Emerging Strategic Human Resource Challengesp. 1
Human Resource Management: The Challengesp. 3
Planning and Implementing Strategic HR Policiesp. 20
Selecting HR Strategies to Increase Firm Performancep. 27
The HR Department and Managers: An Important Partnershipp. 36
Summary and Conclusionsp. 38
Key Termsp. 39
Discussion Questionsp. 39
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 1.1
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 1.2
You Manage It! Discussion Case 1.3
The Contexts of Human Resource Managementp. 44
Managing Work Flows and Conducting Job Analysisp. 44
Work: The Organizational Perspectivep. 45
Work: The Group Activityp. 51
Work: The Individual Perspectivep. 54
Designing Jobs and Conducting Job Analysisp. 57
The Flexible Workforcep. 68
Human Resource Information Systemsp. 75
Summary and Conclusionsp. 76
Key Termsp. 77
Discussion Questionsp. 77
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 2.1
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 2.2
You Manage It! Global Case 2.3
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 2.4
Understanding Equal Opportunity and the Legal Environmentp. 83
Why Understanding the Legal Environment Is Importantp. 85
Challenges to Legal Compliancep. 86
Conflicting Strategies for Fair Employmentp. 87
Equal Employment Opportunity Lawsp. 88
EEO Enforcement and Compliancep. 101
Other Important Lawsp. 105
Avoiding Pitfalls in EEOp. 107
Summary and Conclusionsp. 111
Key Termsp. 112
Discussion Questionsp. 112
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 3.1
You Manage It! Global Case 3.2
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 3.3
Appendix to Chapter 3
Managing Diversityp. 118
What Is Diversityp. 119
Challenges in Managing Employee Diversityp. 122
Diversity in Organizationp. 126
Improving the Management of Diversityp. 135
Some Warningsp. 138
Summary and Conclusionsp. 139
Key Termsp. 140
Discussion Questionsp. 140
You Manage It! Discussion Case 4.1
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 4.2
You Manage It! Discussion Case 4.3
You Manage It! Global Case 4.4
Staffingp. 146
Recruiting and Selecting Employeesp. 146
Human Resource Supply and Demandp. 147
The Hiring Processp. 152
Challenges in the Hiring Processp. 153
Meeting the Challenges of Effective Staffingp. 154
Selectionp. 162
Legal Issues in Staffingp. 173
Summary and Conclusionsp. 175
Key Termsp. 175
Discussion Questionsp. 175
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 5.1
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 5.2
You Manage It! Ethics Case 5.3
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 5.4
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 5.5
Managing Employee Separations, Downsizing, and Outplacementp. 181
What Are Employee Separations?p. 183
Types of Employee Separationsp. 187
Managing Early Retirementsp. 190
Managing Layoffsp. 192
Outplacementp. 199
Summary and Conclusionsp. 200
Key Termsp. 200
Discussion Questionsp. 200
You Manage It! Global Case 6.1
You Manage It! Ethics Case 6.2
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 6.3
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 6.4
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 6.5
Employee Developmentp. 207
Appraising and Managing Performancep. 207
What Is Performance Appraisalp. 208
Identifying Performance Dimensionsp. 209
Managing Performancep. 225
Summary and Conclusionsp. 229
Key Termsp. 230
Discussion Questionsp. 230
You Manage It! Ethics Case 7.1
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 7.2
You Manage It! Discussion Case 7.3
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 7.4
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 7.5
Appendix to Chapter 7
Training the Workforcep. 238
Key Training Issuesp. 239
Training Versus Developmentp. 240
Challenges in Trainingp. 241
Managing the Training Processp. 245
A Special Case: Orientation and Socializationp. 263
Summary and Conclusionsp. 265
Key Termsp. 265
Discussion Questionsp. 265
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 8.1
You Manage It! Global Case 8.2
You Manage It! Ethics Case 8.3
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 8.4
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 8.5
Developing Careersp. 272
What Is Career Developmentp. 273
Challenges in Career Developmentp. 275
Meeting the Challenges of Effective Career Developmentp. 279
Self-Developmentp. 289
Summary and Conclusionsp. 293
Key Termsp. 293
Discussion Questionsp. 293
You Manage It! Global Case 9.1
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 9.2
You Manage It! Ethics Case 9.3
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 9.4
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 9.5
Compensationp. 300
Managing Compensationp. 300
What Is Compensationp. 301
Designing a Compensation Systemp. 302
Job Versus Individual Payp. 308
Compensation Toolsp. 314
The Legal Environment and Pay System Governancep. 326
Summary and Conclusionsp. 329
Key Termsp. 329
Discussion Questionsp. 330
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 10.1
You Manage It! Ethics Case 10.2
You Manage It! Discussion Case 10.3
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 10.4
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 10.5
Rewarding Performancep. 336
Pay for Performance: The Challengesp. 338
Meeting the Challenges of Pay-for-Performance Systemsp. 342
Types of Pay-for-Performance Plansp. 344
Designing Pay-for-Performance Plans for Executives and Salespeoplep. 356
Summary and Conclusionsp. 362
Key Termsp. 363
Discussion Questionsp. 363
You Manage It! Global Case 11.1
You Manage It! Discussion Case 11.2
You Manage It! Global Case 11.3
You Manage It! Discussion Case 11.4
Designing and Administering Benefitsp. 369
An Overview of Benefitsp. 371
The Benefits Strategyp. 376
Legally Required Benefitsp. 378
Voluntary Benefitsp. 384
Administering Benefitsp. 397
Summary and Conclusionsp. 399
Key Termsp. 401
Discussion Questionsp. 401
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 12.1
You Manage It! Ethics Case 12.2
You Manage It! Ethics Case 12.3
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 12.4
Governancep. 407
Developing Employee Relationsp. 407
The Roles of the Manager and the Employee Relations Specialistp. 408
Developing Employee Communicationsp. 409
Encourage Effective Communicationsp. 412
Employee Recognition Programsp. 428
Summary and Conclusionsp. 430
Key Termsp. 431
Discussion Questionsp. 431
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 13.1
You Manage It! Ethics Case 13.2
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 13.3
You Manage It! Global Case 13.4
Respecting Employee Rights and Managing Disciplinep. 437
Employee Rightsp. 439
Management Rightsp. 442
Employee Rights Challenges: A Balancing Actp. 444
Disciplining Employeesp. 452
Administering and Managing Disciplinep. 456
Managing Difficult Employeesp. 457
Preventing the Need for Discipline with Human Resource Managementp. 463
Summary and Conclusionsp. 464
Key Termsp. 465
Discussion Questionsp. 465
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 14.1
You Manage It! Ethics Case 14.2
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 14.3
You Manage It! Global Case 14.4
Working with Organized Laborp. 471
Why Do Employees Join Unions?p. 473
Labor Relations and the Legal Environmentp. 475
Labor Relations in the United Statesp. 477
Labor Relations in Other Countriesp. 480
Labor Relations Strategyp. 483
Managing the Labor Relations Processp. 486
The Impact of Unions on Human Resource Managementp. 498
Summary and Conclusionsp. 501
Key Termsp. 502
Discussion Questionsp. 502
You Manage It! Ethics Case 15.1
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 15.2
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 15.3
You Manage It! Ethics Case 15.4
Managing Workplace Safety and Healthp. 507
Workplace Safety and the Lawp. 509
Managing Contemporary Safety, Health, and Behavioral Issuesp. 517
Safety and Health Programsp. 527
Safety and Health Programsp. 526
Summary and Conclusionsp. 530
Key Termsp. 531
Discussion Questionsp. 531
You Manage It! Ethics Case 16.1
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 16.2
You Manage It! Global Case 16.3
You Manage It! Discussion Case 16.4
You Manage It! Customer-Driven HR Case 16.5
International HRM Challengep. 537
The Stages of International Involvementp. 539
Determining the MIX of Host-Country and Expatriate Employeesp. 543
The Challenges of Expatriate Assignmentsp. 545
Effectively Managing Expatriate Assignments with HRM Policies and Practicesp. 549
Developing HRM Policies in a Global Contextp. 557
Human Resources Management and Exporting Firmsp. 563
Summary and Conclusionsp. 564
Key Termsp. 566
Discussion Questionsp. 566
You Manage It! Discussion Case 17.1
You Manage It! Emerging Trends Case 17.2
You Manage It! Discussion Case 17.3
You Manage It! Ethics Case 17.4
You Manage It! Discussion Case 17.5
Appendix Ap. 572
Concise Dictionary of HR Terminologyp. 575
Notesp. 582
Photo Creditsp. 618
Company, Name, and Product Indexp. 619
Subject Indexp. 625
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