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Directed primarily toward undergraduate courses in human resource management, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.
Fundamentals of Human Resource Management covers a wide range of HR topics and shows readers the importance of human resource management within the restraints of a compact semester. Offering a wealth of functional examples and applications, this text emphasizes the notion that all managers need basic human resource management skills.
This edition is the first text on the market to build its core around the talent management process—which the author defines as the goal-oriented and integrated process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees.
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013335508X / 9780133355086 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management Plus MyManagementLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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Gary Dessler has degrees from New York University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the Baruch School of Business of the City University of New York. Dr. Dessler's best-selling Human Resources Management is also available in more than 10 languages including Russian and Chinese. Dessler's other books include Framework for Human Resource Management, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, Managing Now, Management: Modern Principals and Practices for Tomorrow's Leaders, and Winning Commitment: How to Build and Keep a Competitive Workforce. He has published articles on employee commitment, leadership, supervision, and quality improvement in journals including the Academy of Management Executive, SAM Advanced Management Journal, Supervision, Personnel Journal, and International Journal of Service Management. As a Founding Professor at Florida International University, Associate Dean, and Chairman of the Management and International Business department, teaching courses in human resource management, strategic management, and management. For the past few years, Dessler has focused on his research and textbook writing, and on giving lectures, seminars, and courses in Asia and around the world on topics including strategic management, modern human resource management, evidence-based human resource management, and talent management.
Table of Contents
1. Managing Human Resources Today
2. Managing Equal Opportunity and Diversity
3. Human Resource Strategy and Analysis
II. STAFFING. WORKFORCE PLANNING AND EMPLOYMENT
4. Job Analysis and Talent Management
5. Personnel Planning and Recruiting
6. Selecting Employees
III. TRAINING AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
7. Training and Developing Employees
8. Performance and Talent Management
9. Managing Employee Turnover, Engagement, and Careers
IV. COMPENSATION AND TOTAL REWARDS
10. Developing Compensation Plans
11. Pay for Performance and Employee Benefits
V. EMPLOYEE AND LABOR RELATIONS
12. Ethics, Employee Relations, and Fair Treatment at Work
13. Working with Unions and Resolving Disputes
14. Improving Occupational Safety, Health, and Risk Management
VI. SPECIAL ISSUES IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Module A. Managing HR Globally
Module B. Managing Human Resources in Small and Entrepreneurial Firms
Appendix A. PHR and SPHR Knowledge Base
Appendix B. Comprehensive Cases