Synopses & Reviews
From organizational issues to professional development to performance evaluations, this invaluable guide to human resources functions for practicing administrators contains everything that superintendents, principals, and human resources directors need to know to effectively and efficiently manage school staff. Clearly organized so that it can be utlized as a quick refence guide after it has been read, this book focuses on human resources planning, recruitment of staff, selection of staff, the placement and induction of staff, staff development, performance evaluation of staff, compensation analysis and planning, and the collective negotiations process.
This first edition text is rooted in sections of the ELCC Standards and contains numerous study aids, including Focus Scenario features, a glossary of human resources terms, and a selected bibliography.
The Essentials of Human Resources Leadership in Education contains four special focuses that every human resources administrator should understand:
- A section on Generation Y teachers and administrators assists readers in understanding the culture of Generation Y employees and how this understanding can influence human resources functions.
- An emphasis on technology helps administrators learn how to best take advantage of new technological developments in order to enhance human resource functions.
- Information on small and medium size school districts informs administrators of the unique implications of smaller school districts on human resources administration as well as how to carry out strategies with fewer employees.
- Coverage of ethical and legal issues allows administrators to learn how to carry out human resource responsibilities in a fair, principled, and lawful manner.
The Essentials of Human Resources Leadership in Education centers on the essential human resources skills and knowledge that superintendents, assistant superintendents, directors of human resources, principals, and other administrators need in order to effectively implement strategies and polices related to staff management. Clearly organized so that it can be utilized as a quick reface guide after it has been read, this book focuses on human resources planning, recruitment of staff, selection of staff, the placement and induction of staff, staff development, performance evaluation of staff, compensation analysis and planning, and the collective negotiations process.
About the Author
Ronald W. Rebore was an assistant superintendent and superintendent of schools for 22 years. For the past 14 years, he has been a professor at Saint Louis University. He has published thirteen books and numerous articles on the human deminsion of educatinal leadership including Human Resources Administration in Education: A Management Approach (Allyn & Bacon, 2007) and The Ethics of Educational Leadership (Prentice Hall, 2000), both leading books in their field.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Organizational Structure
Chapter 2 Human Resources Planning
Chapter 3 Recruitment
Chapter 4 Selection
Chapter 5 Placement and Induction
Chapter 6 Staff Development
Chapter 7 Performance Evaluation
Chapter 8 Compensation
Chapter 9 Collective Negotiations
Chapter 10 Legal and Ethical Issues in the Administration of Human Resources