Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management : Perspectives, Context, Functions, and Outcomes

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A core text for undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Personnel and Human Resources Management or a supplement to other conventional texts. This collection of 60 current readings explores the important contemporary perspectives and issues in the field of human resources management-from a decidedly applied, rather than scholarly, orientation. The readings include a mix of recently published articles from journals in the field, along with many articles written specifically for the text.show more

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  • Paperback | 644 pages
  • 178.8 x 233.2 x 24.9mm | 902.66g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130608548
  • 9780130608543

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"Taking an applied approach toward today's HRM issues." In its Fourth Edition, "Human Resources Management" addresses the needs of graduate and undergraduate courses of HRM with its traditional mission of capturing the key topics in the field. Through the use of current readings and journal articles, the authors successfully conceptualize, identify, and articulate the contemporary issues and perspectives in HRM with a decidedly applied, rather than scientific, orientation. FeaturesNew! A total of 47 new and updated articles, most of which have been especially prepared for this edition. These articles provide views that are. not only from the contemporary human resources press, but also from top scholars in the field of HRM.New! New chapters reflecting contemporary issues such as corporate culture, values, employee rights and responsibilities, ethics, and many others, which expose both students and instructors to human resources management today and what to expect in the future.show more

Table of contents

I. THE FIELD OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. 1. Overview of Human Resources Management. What Do CEOs Want from HR?, Bill Leonard. HR 2008: A Forecast Based on Our Exclusive Study, Floyd Kemske. Whither Industrial and Organizational Psychology in a Changing World of Work?, Wayne F. Cascio. 2. Perspectives on Human Resources Management. Human Resources Management and Competitive Advantage: A Strategic Perspective, Gloria Harrell-Cook. Strategic Global Human Resource Management in the 21st Century, Michael G. Harvey and Nancy K. Napier. The Influence of Organizational Politics in Human Resource Management Practices, Darren C. Treadway. Women in Another World: Expatriate Managers, Wendy Gradwohl Smith and Robin Salter. II. THE EXTERNAL CONTEXT OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. 3. The Contemporary Legal Environment. Harassment in the Workplace: Recognizing It and Your Legal Liability, Christina E. Shalley and Charles K. Parsons. A Manager's Primer for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Robert K. Robinson and Dwight D. Frink. Preemployment Questions Under the Americans with Disabilities Act: An Overview of the October 1995 EEOC Guidelines, Tim Barnett, Winston N. McVea, Jr., and Kenneth Chadwick. Is the ADA Working?, Susan J. Wells. 4. The Labor Market and the Changing Workforce. Corporate Strategies for Managing Diversity in the Global Workplace, Dharm P.S. Bhawuk, Astrid Podsiadlowski, Jennifer Graf, and Harry C. Triandis. Telecommuting: Understanding and Managing Remote Workers, David G. Allen and Robert W. Renn. The Basics of the Contingent Workforce, Anthony R. Wheeler, M. Ronald Buckley, and Jonathon Halbesleben. III. FUNCTIONS OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. 5. Human Resources Planning and Staffing. Contingent versus Regular Information Technology Professionals: Insights on Retention from Social Identity Theory, Grant H. Fenner and Robert W. Renn. Interview Research Applied to Candidates, Danielle S. Beu and M. Ronald Buckley. Background Data: Applications in Recruitment, Selection, and Development, Michael D. Mumford, Gregory A. Manley, and Jonathon Halbesleben. Job Analysis: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, John G. Veres, III, Ronald R. Sims, Toni S. Locklear, Katherine A. Jackson, and Ryan S. O'Leary. The Emergence of Person-Organization Fit in Organizational Staffing Processes, Chad A. Higgins. 6. Performance Evaluation and Management. Overlooked and Emerging Issues in Performance Appraisal, Jonathon R. Halbesleben, M. Ronald Buckley, and Anthony R. Wheeler. Legal Requirements and Technical Guidelines Involved in Performance Management Systems, Peter Villanova, James T. Austin, and H. John Bernardin. A Trinity of Prescriptions for Performance Management Systems, H. John Bernardin and Peter Villanova. The Promise and Peril of Giving Negative Feedback, Walter D. David and Donald B. Fedor. 7. Compensation and Reward Systems. Pay Strategy: New Thinking for the New Millennium, Edward E. Lawler, III. The View from the Top: The Controversies over Executive Pay, Philip G. Benson and J.S. Hornsby. New Incentives Are on the Rise, Darryl Hutson. Employee Compensation Systems and HR Strategy: Issues and Perspectives, Philip G. Benson and Wesley A. Scroggins. 8. Human Resources Development. A Seat at the Table, Kristine Ellis and Sarah Fister Gale. Training Earns Its Keep, Eric Krell. The New Leadership Development, Jack Zenger, Dave Ulrich, and Norm Smallwood. Mentoring within the Political Arena, Pamela L. Perrewe, Angela M. Young, and F. R. Blass. Executive Coaching, David C. Gilmore. Prepared for the Future: Training Women For Corporate Leadership, Michelle Martinez. The 7 Stages of One's Career, David D. Dubois. IV. THE INTERNAL CONTEXT OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. 9. Labor Relations in Contemporary Work Environments. The Future of Unions in a Changing Economy, Victor G. Devinatz and Jack L. Howard. Is Interest Based Bargaining Really New?, Ira B. Lobel. Assessing Workplace Conflict Resolution Options, Kirk Blackard. 10. Rights, Responsibilities, Values, and Ethics. The Changing Nature of the Employment Relationship: Reclaiming Values in the Workplace, Sandra L. Williams and Gerald R. Ferris. Employee Empowerment in Organizations Today, Ceasar Douglas. Accountability in Organizations and Human Resources Management, Neal P. Mero and Dwight D. Frink. Rethinking the Nature of Work: A Look at the Research Evidence, Peter Cappelli. 11. Organization Culture and Change. Organizational Culture, Change, and Human Resources, Michael G. Bowen. Spirituality in the Workplace, Elmer H. Burack, John Milliman and Jeffery Ferguson. Spirit and Community at Southwest Airlines: An Investigation of a Spiritual Values-based Model. HR's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions, Ruth N. Bramson. 12. Work Environment Stressors, Support, Safety, and Health. The Three "Cs" of Job Stress: Causes, Consequences, and Coping, Kelly L. Zellars. Aggression and Violence in the Workplace, Christian Kiewitz and Wayne A. Hochwarter. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What We Know and What We Wish We Knew, Rebecca A. Thacker. A Multiple Constituency View of Employee Assistance Programs, Matthew J. Stollak. V. OUTCOMES OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. 13. Employee Attitudes. Organizational Cynicism and Its Impact on Human Resource Management, James M. Wilkerson. Beating the Career Blues, James G. Clawson and Mark E. Haskins, High-Maintenance Employees, Lin Grensing-Pophal. The Myth of Job Happiness, Shari Caudron. 14. Organizational Exit. The Care of the Un-Downsized, Bob Nelson. Approaching Retirement as the Flexibility Phase, Harry Levinson and Jerry C. Wofford. How to Keep Gen X Employees From Becoming X-Employees, Will Ruch. 15. Performance and Effectiveness. The Human Resources Department: Its Role in Firm Competitiveness, Maria Carmen Galang. Self-Management in Contemporary Work Organizations: Implications for Performance and Performance Management, Robert W. Renn and Bethany Himel. Human Resources Management in the Service Sector, John Keiser. Walking the Talk: Human Resources and Corporate Reputation, Suzanne Zivnuska and Gerald R. Ferris. Index.show more