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. Instructors can discuss and revisit strategic HRM, ethics, utility (cost/benefit analysis), plus productivity and quality at any point.

An introduction to human resource management
Strategic human resource management
Human resource planning
Job analysis: concepts, procedures, and choices
Equal employment opportunity: the legal environment
Recruiting and job search
Measurement and decision-making issues in selection
Assessing job candidates: tools for selection
Human resource development
Performance assessment and management
Compensation system development
Incentive compensation
Safety and health: a proactive approach
Labor relations and collective bargaining
Employment transitions
Managing human resources in multinational organizations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBosten
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Co
Number of pages848
ISBN (Print)0618527869, 978-0618527861
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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