Synopses & Reviews
Make human resources work for you. STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT shows you how through its unique system of concept integration. Most human resources textbooks give you the theories without showing you the connections to real life. This textbook lets you see both sides of human resources: the theory and the application. That way, you will not only get a great grade in class, you will be on your way to success after college as well.
STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 4E offers a truly innovative, integrative framework that examines the traditional functional HR areas from a strategic perspective. This text is organized into two sections. The first section, Chapters 1-7, examines the context of strategic HR and develops a framework and conceptual model for the practice of strategic HR. The second section, Chapters 8-14, examines the actual practice and implementation of strategic HR through a discussion of strategic issues that need to be addressed while developing specific programs and policies related to the traditional functional areas of HR. Both the integrative framework that requires linkage between and consistency among these functional HR activities and the approach toward writing about these traditional functional areas from a strategic perspective distinguish the text from what is currently on the market.
About the Author
Jeffrey A. Mello is Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Business Law and Management at Siena College. . He previously held faculty and administrative positions at Barry University, Towson University, the George Washington University, the University of California at Berkeley, Golden Date University and Northeastern University, from where he received his Ph.D. He has been a recipient of the David L. Bradford Outstanding Educator Award, presented by the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, and has received international, national, and institutional awards for his research, teaching, and service. He has authored five books and published more than one hundred book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers in journals such as the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, BUSINESS HORIZONS, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS and SOCIETY REVIEW, JOURNAL OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW, SETON HALL LEGISLATIVE JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS, PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS JOURNAL, LABOR LAW JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF LAW AND BUSINESS, and the JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION. He has served as an editor for the JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION. JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES EDUCATION and EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS JOURNAL as well as on numerous editorial boards. He is a member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Society for Human Resource Management, and Academy of Management.
Table of Contents
Part 1: THE CONTEXT OF STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. 1. An Investment Perspective of Human Resources Management. 2. Social Responsibility and Human Resource Management. 3. Strategic Management. 4. The Evolving/Strategic Role of Human Resource Management. 5. Strategic Workforce Planning. 6. Design and Redesign of Work Systems. 7. Employment Law. Part 2: IMPLEMENTATION OF STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. 8. Staffing. 9. Training and Development. 10. Performance Management and Feedback. 11. Compensation. 12. Labor Relations. 13. Employee Separation and Retention Management. 14. Global Human Resource Management.