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Human Resource Management (13TH 11 - Old Edition)by Robert L. Mathis
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Take the most current look at human resource management and its impact on the success of organizations today with the latest edition of HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT from Mathis/Jackson. Whether you are currently a practicing human resource management professional or plan to use HR knowledge in your career this comprehensive market-leading text has the information you need for ongoing professional success. This authoritative text offers a leading resource for preparation for professional HR certification by providing coverage of all major topics for the PHR and SPHR professional examinations given by the Human Resource Certification Institute (SHRM). This edition effectively blends theory and practice as it highlights the latest trends in human resource today, including strategic HR, employee retention, HR technology, talent management, total rewards, risk management, and workforce demographics changes. An updated research and academic approach with relevant examples demonstrates how HR is contributing to and impacting overall organizational success.. The book's application approach details how emerging trends in technology, globalization, and HR Metrics are driving changes in HR management today. Valuable learning features, from the latest HR headlines to HR Best Practices, add to your knowledge of how current events impact HR and shape success today. This edition's new integrated CengageNOW online learning system helps you efficiently manage and complete course requirements, with personalized study plans that maximize study time as you focus on the areas most challenging for you. The new HR BizFlix video clips from today's feature movies put HR principles in action. Find everything you need to understand the latest transformations in HR today and how HR can contribute to your success, both individually and organizationally, success with Mathis/Jackson's HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 12E.
Trust the authoritative resource for human resource management to offer the most current look at HR and its impact on today's organizations with both new and thoroughly updated cases and today's most recent examples--90 percent of which are from 2006 and beyond. Mathis/Jackson's HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, Thirteenth Edition, is the most trusted resource and best-selling HR solution for preparing future or currently practicing HR professionals. 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 and a wealth of new and proven learning features in every chapter demonstrate how HR impacts organizational strategy. Reorganized and streamlined topics examine emerging trends in technology, globalization, and HR Metrics, as well as other developments impacting the practice of HR today. A complete package of teaching and learning resources, including new CourseMate online learning tools, helps today's aspiring professionals prepare for career and future HR success.
About the Author
Dr. Robert L. Mathis is professor emeritus of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Born and raised in Texas, he received a 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 University's "Excellence in Teaching" award. Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles covering a variety of topics. Dr. Mathis also has held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and served as president of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). He also 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, health-care, and utility industries. He has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing or revising compensation plans for small- and medium-sized firms. Internationally, Dr. Mathis has consulting and training experience with organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan. 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 has 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.
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 and 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.
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