A Framework for Human Resource Management

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-07-25
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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A Framework for Human Resource Managementprovides students and practicing managers with a concise yet thorough review of essential HR management concepts-including fundamental practices, methods, topics, and relevant legal findings-in a highly readable and accessible format. Managing Human Resources Today; Managing Equal Opportunity and Diversity; Personnel Planning and Recruiting; Testing and Selecting Employees; Training and Developing Employees; Performance Management and Appraisal; Compensating Employees; Ethics and Fair Treatment in Human Resource Management; Managing Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining; Protecting Safety and Health Intended for practicing human resource and line managers who want to update their HR skills.

Author Biography

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 Resource 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 Principles 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, Dessler served for many years in its College of Business as Professor of Business, 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

Chapter 1. Managing Human Resources Today    
Chapter 2. Managing Equal Opportunity and Diversity    
Chapter 3. Personnel Planning and Recruiting    
Chapter 4. Testing and Selecting Employees   
Chapter 5. Training and Developing Employees    
Chapter 6. Performance Management and Appraisal    
Chapter 7. Compensating Employees    
Chapter 8. Ethics and Fair Treatment in Human Resource Management    
Chapter 9. Managing Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining   
Chapter 10. Protecting Safety and Health    

Module A: Managing HR Globally    
Appendix A: Comprehensive Cases    

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