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Human Resource Management

By Robert L. Mathis, John Jackson

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Format: Hardback, 608 pages, 13th Edition
Published In: United States, 01 October 2010
Put the authoritative resource for human resource management into the hands of your students with Mathis/Jackson's "Human Resource Management, Thirteenth Edition". The best-selling HR text worldwide, this text offers the most current look at HR and its impact on today's organizations with new or thoroughly updated cases and more than 90 per cent of the book's examples from 2006 and beyond. Whether your students are future or currently practicing HR professionals, this text is a trusted resource in preparing for today's HR professional examinations. Updated strong academic coverage, including the latest 2009 HRCI outline, ensures this edition addresses all major topics for professional examinations (PHR, SPHR) given by the Human Resource Certification Institute (SHRM). The latest HR research, meaningful discussions, and a wealth of new and proven learning features in every chapter demonstrate how HR impacts organizational strategy. Reorganized and streamlined topics in this significant revision deliver a presentation that flows smoothly with an appropriate blend of theory and practice. Students examine emerging trends in technology, globalization, and HR Metrics as they see, first-hand, how current events shape the study and practice of HR today. A complete package of teaching and learning resources, including new CourseMate online learning tools, helps you most effectively prepare today's aspiring professionals for career and future HR success.

Table of Contents

PART I: ENVIRONMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. 1. Human Resource Management in Organizations. 2. Strategic HR Management. 3. Equal Employment Opportunity. PART II: JOBS AND LABOR. 4. Workers, Jobs, and Job Analysis. 5. Human Resource Planning and Retention. 6. Recruiting and Labor Markets. 7. Selecting Human Resources. PART III: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT. 8. Training Human Resources. 9. Talent Management. 10. Performance Management and Appraisal. PART IV: COMPENSATION. 11. Total Rewards & Compensation. 12. Incentive Plans and Executive Compensation. 13. Managing Employee Benefits. PART V: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS. 14. Risk Management and Worker Protection. 15. Employee Rights and Responsibilities. 16. Union/Management Relations.

About the Author

Dr. John H. Jackson is professor of management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years before completing his PhD in Management and Organization at the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Dr. Jackson authored six other college texts and more than 50 articles and papers, including those appearing in ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, and HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING. He has consulted with a variety of organizations on HR and management development matters and has served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases. At the University of Wyoming, he served four terms as department head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson received the university's highest teaching award and has been recognized for his work with two-way interactive television for MBA students. Two Wyoming governors have appointed him to the Wyoming Business Council and the Workforce Development Council. Dr. Jackson serves as president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc. Dr. Robert L. Mathis is professor emeritus of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Born and raised in Texas, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado. At UNO, he has received the "Excellence in Teaching" award. Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles covering a variety of topics. He also has held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and served as president of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). In addition, he is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HRCI. He has had extensive consulting experiences with organizations of all sizes and in a variety of areas. Firms assisted have been in the telecommunications, telemarketing, financial, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and utility industries. Dr. Mathis has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing or revising compensation plans for small- and medium-sized firms. Internationally, he has consulting and training experience with organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan.

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PART I: ENVIRONMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. 1. Human Resource Management in Organizations. 2. Strategic HR Management. 3. Equal Employment Opportunity. PART II: JOBS AND LABOR. 4. Workers, Jobs, and Job Analysis. 5. Human Resource Planning and Retention. 6. Recruiting and Labor Markets. 7. Selecting Human Resources. PART III: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT. 8. Training Human Resources. 9. Talent Management. 10. Performance Management and Appraisal. PART IV: COMPENSATION. 11. Total Rewards & Compensation. 12. Incentive Plans and Executive Compensation. 13. Managing Employee Benefits. PART V: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS. 14. Risk Management and Worker Protection. 15. Employee Rights and Responsibilities. 16. Union/Management Relations.

EAN: 9780538453158
ISBN: 053845315X
Publisher: South-Western, Division of Thomson Learning
Dimensions: 25.2 x 20.57 x 2.9 centimeters (1.33 kg)
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