Human Resource Management: A Managerial Tool for Competitive Advantage

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-07-07
  • Publisher: Thomas Delmar Learning
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Human Resource Management: A Managerial Tool for Competitive Advantage, 4e leads the reader through the basic principles and techniques of contemporary HRM, with an emphasis on creating and maintaining the competitive edge in ethical and practical ways. Up-to-date cases and examples can be found within each chapter, providing the student with real-life scenarios. The Manager?s Guide, a section found at the end of the chapter, gives practical guidelines, such as discussions of hot-button issues in the industry and developing skills for HR managers.

Table of Contents

Human Resource Management and Competitive Advantage
Understanding the Legal and Environmental Context of HRM
Human Resource Management Preselection Practices
Planning for Human Resources
Analyzing Jobs
Human Resource Management Selection Practices
Recruiting Applicants
Selecting Applicants
HRM Postselection Practices
Training and Developing Employees
Appraising Employee Job Performance
Determining Pay and Benefits
Implementing Productivity Improvement Programs
HRM Practices Influenced by External Factors
Complying with Workplace Justice Laws
Understanding Unions and Their Impact on HRM
Meeting Employee Safety and Health Needs
Establishing HRM Practices and Overseas
Working in the HRM Field
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