Annual Editions: Human Resources 08/09

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  • Copyright: 2007-09-29
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This Seventh Edition of ANNUAL EDITIONS: HUMAN RESOURCES 08/09 provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for each section; a topical index; and an instructor's resource guide with testing materials. USING ANNUAL EDITIONS IN THE CLASSROOM is offered as a practical guide for instructors. ANNUAL EDITIONS titles are supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Table of Contents

Human Resource Management in Perspective Part A The Environment of Human Resource Management
41525 HR Is Dead, Long Live HR,Shari Caudron, Workforce , January 2003 Business conditions are changing, and people in the human resource field must find new ways to be relevant to organizations or be faced with the prospect of becoming irrelevant in a rapidly changing environment.
41527 Numbers Games,Amy Burke Shriberg, Dissent , Winter 2004 How many people are really unemployed in the United States? The unemployment figures released every month give only a distorted picture of what the true U.S. unemployment rate is.
46010 Why We Hate HR,Keith H. Hammonds, Fast Company , August 2005 Why is it that HR is so universally disliked by so many people in so many organizations? Why is it that Scott Adams, in his daily comic strip on life in American industry, “Dilbert,” constantly and successfully satirizes HR in the form of the “evil HR Director, Dogbert”? There may be some answers here.
45548 Alien Nation,Michael Maiello and Nicole Ridgway, Forbes , April 10, 2006 Employing foreign workers in the United States is becoming more controversial. It is not just the illegal or undocumented workers, but the ones who are in the United States legally, too, and getting documented workers into the United States is becoming more of a problem. Part B Human Resources and Corporate Strategy
41528 Strange Bedfellows,Jeff Smith and Kristiane Blomqvist, Marketing Management , January/February 2005 Traditionally, human resources and marketing have been rivals. Marketing has always been the external arm of the corporation while human resources have always focused more on the internal functions of the organization. Successful companies know, however, for them to truly achieve their goals, the two must work in harmony.
41529 Understanding HRM-Firm Performance Linkages: The Role of the “Strength” of the HRM System,David E. Bowen and Cheri Ostroff, The Academy of Management Review , vol. 29, no. 2 (2004) A strong human resource system is a characteristic of a strong corporate organization. The major features of a strong human resource system are outlined and discussed here.
32528 Strategic Human Resources Management in Government,Jonathan Tompkins, Public Personnel Management , Spring 2002 Strategic human resource planning in government is different from the private sector. This article addresses those differences and how they alter that function. Part C Americans with Disabilities Act
46012 The Best 4 Ways to Recruit Employees with Disabilities,Yoji Cole, DiversityInc , October 2006 Organizations that say they cannot find capable employees with disabilities are simply not trying very hard. Those employees are available and when they are hired, often prove to be superior to employees without disabilities.
46013 Making Reasonable Accommodations for Employees with Mental Illness under the ADA,Jonathan Hafen, Employee Benefit Plan Review , September 2006 What are the legal responsibilities of the employer under the ADA toward an
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