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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management - International Student Edition
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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management - International Student Edition
Functions, Applications, Skill Development

Second Edition


September 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc
Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development,Second Edition helps students of all majors build the skills they need to recruit, select, train, and develop people. Bestselling authors Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon explore the important strategic function HR plays in today's organizations. A wide variety of applications, self-assessments, and experiential exercises keep students engaged and help them see the relevancy of HR as they learn skills they can use in their personal and professional lives.  The Second Edition includes 13 new case studies and new coverage of the agile workplace, generational differences, gamification, social media, and diversity and inclusion. 


Key Features: 
  • Five types of application activities in every chapter engage students in active learning while developing their critical thinking skills.
  • Four types of skill development activities in every chapter build and improve a variety of skills students can use both in their personal and professional lives.
  • A chapter on Organizational Ethics, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility discusses how HR managers can help create ethical, socially responsible organizations.
  • Trends and Issues in HRM at the end of every chapter introduce students to cutting-edge thinking and thought-provoking research followed a presentation of the mainstream topics for students to contrast a variety of viewpoints and develop their critical thinking skills.
  • Case studies at the end of every chapter encourage students to practice using the skills they have learned
  • Covering the vast majority of more than 200 SHRM curriculum guidebook "undergraduate required" items, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management gives the student the ability to successfully manage others in today's work environment. 
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
About the Authors
 
PART I: The Human Resource Management Environment
 
Chapter 1. Today's Human Resource Managment Process
Why Study Human Resource Management

 
HRM Past and Present

 
Disciplines Within HRM

 
HRM Responsibilities

 
HRM Skills

 
Resources for HRM Careers

 
Practitioner’s Model for HRM

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 2. Strategy-Driven Human Resource Management
An Introduction to Strategic Planning and the Environment

 
Strategy

 
Structure

 
Organizational Culture

 
An Introduction to Data Analytics and HR Technology

 
Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS)

 
Measurement Tools for Strategic HRM

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 3. The Legal Environment
The Legal Environment for HRM and A User’s Guide to Managing People

 
Major Employment Laws

 
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

 
Sexual Harassment

 
Religious Discrimination

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
PART II Staffing
 
Chapter 4. Workforce Planning: Job Analysis, Design, and Employment Forecasting
Workforce Planning and Workflow Analysis

 
Job Analysis

 
Job Design/Redesign

 
The Job Characteristics Model (JCM)

 
Designing Motivational Jobs

 
HR Forecasting

 
Methods for Reconciling a Labor Surplus

 
Methods for Reconciling a Labor Shortage

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 5. Recruiting Job Candidates
The Recruiting Process

 
Organizational Recruiting Considerations

 
Internal or External Recruiting?

 
Challenges and Constraints in Recruiting

 
Evaluation of Recruiting Programs

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 6. Selecting New Employees
The Selection Process

 
Looking for “Fit”

 
Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures

 
Applications and Preliminary Screening

 
Testing and Legal Issues

 
Selection Interviews

 
Background Checks

 
Selecting the Candidate and Offering the Job

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
PART III Developing and Managing
 
Chapter 7. Training, Learning, Talent Management, and Development
The Need for Training and Development

 
Training and Development

 
The Training Process and Needs Assessment

 
Learning and Shaping Behavior

 
Design and Delivery of Training

 
Assessing Training

 
Talent Management and Development

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 8. Performance Management and Appraisal
Performance Management Systems

 
Why Do We Conduct Performance Appraisals?

 
What Do We Assess?

 
How Do We Use Appraisal Methods and Forms?

 
Who Should Assess Performance?

 
Performance Appraisal Problems

 
Debriefing the Appraisal

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 9. Employee Rights and Labor Relations
Managing and Leading Your Workforce

 
Job Satisfaction

 
Commonly Accepted Employee Rights

 
Management Rights

 
Coaching, Counseling, and Discipline

 
Legal Issues in Labor Relations

 
Unions and Labor Rights

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
PART IV Compensating
 
Chapter 10. Compensation Management
Compensation Management

 
Motivation and Compensation Planning

 
Compensation Strategy

 
Legal and Fairness Issues in Compensation

 
Job Evaluation

 
Developing a Pay System

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 11. Employee Incentives and Benefits
The Strategic Value of Incentives and Benefits

 
Individual Incentives, or Variable Pay

 
Group Incentives

 
Executive Compensation

 
Statutory Benefits

 
Statutory Requirements When Providing Certain Voluntary Benefits

 
Voluntary Benefits

 
Flexible Benefit (Cafeteria) Plans

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
PART V Protecting and Expanding Organizational Outreach
 
Chapter 12. Workplace Safety, Health, and Security
Workplace Safety and OSHA

 
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

 
Employee Health

 
Stress

 
Workplace Security

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 13. Ethics, Sustainability, Diversity, and Inclusion
Ethical Organizations

 
Codes of Ethics

 
Diversity and Inclusion

 
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

 
Sustainability

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Chapter 14. Global Issues for Human Resource Managers
Globalization of Business and HRM

 
Legal, Ethical, and Cultural Issues

 
Global Staffing

 
Developing and Managing Global Human Resources

 
Compensating Your Global Workforce

 
Trends and Issues in HRM

 
 
Appendix
 
Glossary
 
Notes
 
Index

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