Human resource management

Cynthia D Fisher, Lyle F Schoenfeldt, James Benjamin Shaw

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This authoritative text appeals to upper-level students, practicing managers, and HRM professionals who require a thorough grasp of the field's essential functional areas as well as emerging trends. Drawing on their extensive experience teaching abroad, the authors introduce international issues in the first chapter and provide ongoing discussion throughout the text. Similarly, a complete chapter on each core theme enables instructors to easily integrate and revisit topics such as strategic HRM, ethics, utility (cost/benefit analysis), plus productivity and quality at any point.

1. An Introduction to Human Resource Management
2. Strategic Human Resource Management
3. Human Resource Planning
4. Job Analysis: Concepts, Procedures, and Choices
5. Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment
6. Recruiting and Job Search
7. Measurement and Decision-Making Issues in Selection
8. Assessing Job Candidates: Tools for Selection
9. Human Resource Development
10. Human Resource Approaches to Improving Competitiveness
11. Performance Appraisal
12. Compensation System Development
13. Incentive Compensation and Benefits
14. Safety and Health: A Proactive Approach
15. Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
16. Organizational Exit
17. Managing Human Resources in Multinational Organizations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBoston
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
Number of pages891
ISBN (Print)0395908175
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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