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Cengage Learning



Cengage Learning

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788131525616

ISBN-10 8131525619


Number of Pages 424 Pages
Language (English)


4LTR press, a Cengage learning product, is a widely acclaimed concept of learning with a simple approach-creating an innovative teaching and learning solution built around today's learners and teachers. The idea behind bringing out this series of books is to introduce students and teachers in India to an innovative concept in management studies. Since the launch, 4LTR press has helped more than 1,800,000 college students at over 2,000 schools succeed worldwide.

HR, a 4LTR press product, takes into account and integrates the inputs from discipline-specific focus groups, conversations and surveys and presents the content in a visually engaging page layout, keeping intact the high-quality content instructors need. It adopts a persuasive visual medium and offers a balanced approach, demonstrating the human resource management practices to make business decisions. The book aims at enjoyable reading and easy attention using comprehensive pedagogical features.

Features -
Systematic and methodical manner of coverage of topics
Visually appealing presentation
Opening and closing cases of each chapter providing assessment opportunities and inform students about the current human resource management practices
HR in the 21st century in each chapter enabling students assess their skills in workplace scenarios
Rich pedagogical features such as
key terms
learning objectives
chapter-end exercises
key points for future managers
About the Author

Dr. Anita Sarkar has been working as a faculty member of XLRI Jamshedpur since last 5 years. She is a Fellow of IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to her doctoral study, she worked in industry for more than 9 years. She has presented papers in national and international conferences, and has published articles. She regularly conducts MDPs in company programs and provides consultancy services. Her research interests include strategic HRM, empowerment, and gender diversity at workplace.

Table of Contents : -
Chapter 1: The Nature of Human Resource Management
Chapter 2: The Competitive Environment
Chapter 3: Human Resource Planning and Decision Making in Organizations
Chapter 4: Recruiting and Selecting Employees
Chapter 5: Training and Developing Employees
Chapter 6: Compensation and Benefits
Chapter 7: Performance Appraisal and Career Management
Chapter 8: Managing a New and Diverse Workforce
Chapter 9: Managing Labour Relations
Chapter 10: Human Resource Decision Making in Organizations
Chapter 11: The Global Environment
Chapter 12: Safety, Health, Well - Being and Security
Chapter 13: Motivation at Work

End Notes