Managing Human Resources

Managing Human Resources : International Edition

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For undergraduate or graduate level Introduction to Human Resource Management courses. This book covers all of the core Human Resource Management topics, while focusing on strategic decision making and managerial problem solving. The managerial problem solving is acheived through numerous "You Manage It" activities and two critical thinking cases per chapter. The text has an international focus and high quality cases that can be used in more rigorous classroom situations.show more

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  • Paperback | 611 pages
  • 217 x 276 x 26mm | 1,444g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • col. Illustrations, col. ports.
  • 0131217283
  • 9780131217287

About Luis R. Gomez-Mejia

Luis R. Gomez-Mejia holds the Horace Steel chair in the W P Carey College of Business at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in industrial relations from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in economics from the University of Minnesota. Prior to entering academia, Professor Gomez-Mejia worked for eight years in human resources for the City of Minneapolis and Control Data Corporation. He has served as consultant to numerous organizations since then. Prior to joining ASU, he taught at the University of Colorado and the University of Florida. He has served two terms on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal and is editor and cofounder of the Journal of High Technology Management Research. He has published over 120 articles appearing in the most prestigious management journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Industrial Relations, and Personnel Psychology. He has also written and edited a dozen management books published by Prentice Hall, Southwestern Press, JAI Press, and Grid. He was ranked one of the top nine in research productivity based on the number of publications in the Academy of Management Journal. He has received numerous awards including "best article" in the Academy of Management journal (1992) and Council of 100 Distinguished Scholars at Arizona State University (1994). Professor Gomez-Mejia's research focuses on macro HR issues, international HR practices, and compensation. David B. Balkin is Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received his Ph.D. in industrial relations from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the University of Colorado, he served on the faculties of Louisiana State University and Northeastern University. He has published over 35 articles appearing in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Industrial Relations, Personnel Psychology Journal of Labor Research, and Academy of Management Executive. One of his publications (coauthored with Luis R. Gomez-Mejia) was selected as the best article published in 1992 in the Academy of Management Journal. Professor Balkin has written or edited three books on HRM topics. He has consulted for a number of organizations, including U.S. West, Baxter Healthcare, Hydro Quebec, and The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Professor Balkin's research focuses on the interaction between business strategy and HR policies, and the design and implementation of reward systems. Robert L. Cardy is Professor of Management in the W P Carey College of Business at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from Virginia Tech in 1982. He is an ad hoc reviewer for a variety of journals, including the Academy of Management Journal and the Academy of Management Review. He is editor and cofounder of the journal of Quality Management. Professor Cardy has been recognized for his research, teaching, and service. He was ranked in the top 20 in research productivity for the decade 1980-89 based on the number of publications in the journal of Applied Psychology. He was doctoral coordinator in ASU's management department for five years and received a University Mentor Award in 1993 for his work with doctoral students. He authors a regular column on current issues in HRM and received an Academy of Management certificate for outstanding service as a columnist for the HR division newsletter. Professor Cardy was a 1992 recipient of a certificate for significant contributions to the quality of life for students at ASU. His research focuses on performance appraisal and effective HRM practices in a quality-oriented organizational environment.show more

Table of contents

1. Meeting Present and Emerging Strategic Human Resource Challenges. 2. Managing Work Flows and Conducting Job Analysis. 3. Understanding Equal Opportunity and the Legal Environment. 4. Managing Diversity 5. Recruiting and Selecting Employees. 6. Managing Employee Separations, Downsizing and Outplacement. 7. Appraising and Managing Performance. 8. Training the Workforce. 9. Developing Careers. 10. Managing Compensation. 11. Rewarding Performance. 12. Designing and Administering Employee Benefits. 13. Developing Employee Relations. 14. Respecting Employee Rights and Managing Discipline. 15. Working with Organized Labor. 16. Managing Workplace Safety and Health. 17. Meeting the International HR Challenge.show more

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