ISBN 9780070620100,Human Resource Management : Gaining A Competetive Edge

Human Resource Management : Gaining A Competetive Edge



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780070620100

ISBN-10 0070620105


Edition 5th
Number of Pages 792 Pages
Language (English)

Personnel & human resources management

The text aims to provide students with the technical background needed to be a knowledgeable consumer of human resource (HR) products and services, to manage HR effectively, or to be a successful HR professional. While clearly strategic in nature, the text also emphasizes how managers can more effectively acquire, develop, compensate, and manage the internal and external environment that relates to the management of human resources. Salient Features: Strategic focus. The text shows students how HR contributes to a company's competitive advantage. "Finding and Keeping the Best Employees" is a highlighted element within the chapter text. These modules contain current information on the methods that companies use to find and retain the best employees. Two types of boxes --"Competing through Globalization" and "Competing through Technology"-- are found in every chapter. These boxes provide excellent real-business examples to underscore key concepts. Competing through Sustainability" boxes are included in the chapters. These boxes discuss how companies succeed in a competitive environment considering aspects of social responsibility like environmental and employment issues. Chapter 1. Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage Part I: The Human Resource Environment Chapter 2. Strategic Human Resource Management Chapter 3. The Legal Environment: Equal Employment Opportunity and Safety Chapter 4. The Analysis and Design of Work Part II: Acquisition And Preparation Of Human Resources Chapter 5. Human Resource Planning and Recruitment Chapter 6. Selection and Placement Chapter 7. Training Part III: Assessment And Development Of Hr Chapter 8. Performance Management Chapter 9. Employee Development Chapter 10. Employee Separation and Retention Part IV: Compensation Of Human Resources Chapter 11. Pay Structure Decisions Chapter 12. Recognizing Employee Contributions with Pay Chapter 13. Employee Benefits Part V: Special Topics In Human Resources Chapter 14. Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations Chapter 15. Managing Human Resources Globally Chapter 16. Strategically Managing the HR Function Case Studies Chapter 1. Business World of ethics and efficiency Chapter 2. Business World from hiring to partnership Chapter 3. Business World HR in the personal orbit Chapter 4. Business World Right man, wrong job Chapter 5. Business World a tale of great expectations