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Human Resource Management 15th Edition

Robert L. Mathis, John H. Jackson, Sean Valentine, Patricia Meglich

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2014
  • 672 Pages
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Overview

Put the authoritative resource for HR management into the hands of your students with HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 15th Edition. This bestselling text offers the most current look at HR and its impact on today's organizations, with new closing cases and new content on ethics and the ethical process, leadership, social media, technology, unemployment, and the current economic conditions. Updated strong academic coverage ensures this edition addresses all major topics for professional examinations given by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Certification Institute. The latest HR research, meaningful discussions, and new and proven learning features in every chapter demonstrate how HR impacts organizational strategy. Reorganized and streamlined topics in this revision deliver a presentation that flows smoothly with an appropriate blend of theory and practice. Students examine emerging trends in technology, globalization, and HR metrics as they see how current events shape the study and practice of HR today. A complete package of teaching and learning resources, including the MindTap® digital learning platform, helps you prepare today's aspiring professionals for HR success. MindTap® combines all digital assets--readings, multimedia, activities, assignments, and assessments--into a learning path to improve student outcomes. Developed with the goal of getting students to engage, connect, perform, and lead, it seeks to engage students to think like HR professionals.

Robert L. Mathis, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dr. Robert L. Mathis is professor emeritus of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Born and raised in Texas, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado. At UNO, he has received the "Excellence in Teaching" award. Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles covering a variety of topics. He also has held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and served as president of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). In addition, he is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HRCI. He has had extensive consulting experiences with organizations of all sizes and in a variety of areas. Firms assisted have been in the telecommunications, telemarketing, financial, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and utility industries. Dr. Mathis has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing or revising compensation plans for small- and medium-sized firms. Internationally, he has consulting and training experience with organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan.

John H. Jackson, University of Wyoming

Dr. John H. Jackson is professor of management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years before completing his PhD in Management and Organization at the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Dr. Jackson authored six other college texts and more than 50 articles and papers, including those appearing in ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, and HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING. He has consulted with a variety of organizations on HR and management development matters and has served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases. At the University of Wyoming, he served four terms as department head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson received the university's highest teaching award and has been recognized for his work with two-way interactive television for MBA students. Two Wyoming governors have appointed him to the Wyoming Business Council and the Workforce Development Council. Dr. Jackson serves as president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc.

Sean Valentine, University of North Dakota

Dr. Sean R. Valentine is the University of North Dakota alumni leadership and ethics professor and professor of management. Originally from Texas, he received a BS in Management/Human Resources from Park University, a BS in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from New Mexico State University, an MBA in Business Administration from Texas State University, and a DBA in Management from Louisiana Tech University. He was employed in the hospitality industry for many years and was an officer in the Army National Guard. During his academic career, Dr. Valentine published more than 75 articles in journals such as HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RELATIONS, HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT QUARTERLY, EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, JOURNAL OF PERSONAL SELLING & SALES MANAGEMENT, CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, and BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING. His primary research and teaching interests include human resource management, business ethics, and organizational behavior, and he has received numerous awards and other recognition for his work. He also has consulted with a variety of organizations on different business matters.

Patricia Meglich, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Dr. Patricia A. Meglich is associate professor of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Born and raised in Ohio, she earned her BSBA from Bowling Green State University; MBA from Cleveland State University, and PhD from Kent State University. Prior to entering academia, she spent 20 years as the human resources director for an automotive supplier, where she designed and implemented talent management programs and participated in numerous acquisitions and business process reengineering initiatives. Dr. Meglich was active in professional activities with SHRM and was awarded the national SHRM Award for Professional Excellence. She is certified SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She has published numerous articles in scholarly journals such as EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND THE JOURNAL OF APPLIED BUSINESS and ECONOMICS. She has developed several learning modules and course materials for SHRM and has received a number of teaching awards at UNO. She serves as a visiting professor at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and the Osnabruck University of Applied Sciences. She is committed to bridging research to the practice of HR and ensuring that HR professionals have timely, relevant information needed to successfully lead their organizations to success.
  • A "What's Trending" feature at the beginning of each chapter highlights trends and challenges shaping today's businesses.
  • All HR Headline opening vignettes have been updated with new material. Students learn how contemporary organizations design and implement their HR practices to drive results and provide a positive work climate for employees.
  • A new "HR Competencies and Applications" box feature illustrates the practical application of different HR concepts in the workplace.
  • All end-of-chapter cases have been updated to give students the opportunity to examine real HR problems and situations within actual organizations.
  • A fully updated MindTap® portal combines all digital assets--readings, multimedia, activities, assignments, and assessments--into a singular learning path to improve student outcomes. Developed with the goal of getting students to engage, connect, perform, and lead, it seeks to engage students to think like HR professionals.
  • A fully updated MindTap® portal combines all digital assets--readings, multimedia, activities, assignments, and assessments--into a singular learning path to improve student outcomes. Developed with the goal of getting students to Engage, Connect, Perform, and Lead, it seeks to engage students to think like HR professionals.
  • Thoroughly updated coverage prepares individuals for professional exam success: A leading resource in preparing for professional HR certification, this text addresses all major topics for the various professional examinations given by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Certification Institute.
  • "HR Headlines" introduce current events: Unique depictions of current events introduce each chapter, demonstrating how events are affected or arise from HR. These concise examples highlight contemporary HR problems, situations, or practices from actual organizations that illustrate the chapter's topics.
  • "HR Perspectives" and "HR Ethics" features convey some of the typical ethical dilemmas that HR and business professionals face, as well as examples of diversity, ethics, research, international challenges, and company practices.
  • "HR Competencies and Applications" features illustrate the practical application of different HR concepts in the workplace. The HR profession focuses on the development of competencies in business leaders so that they can effectively manage people, and the "HR Competencies and Applications" content provides important information that can enhance how managers apply their competencies to real business situations.
1. Human Resource Management in Organizations.
2. Human Resource Strategy and Planning.
3. Equal Employment Opportunity.
4. Workforce, Jobs, and Job Analysis.
5. Individual/Organization Relations and Retention.
6. Recruiting High-Quality Talent.
7. Selecting Human Resources.
8. Training Human Resources.
9. Talent, Careers, and Development.
10. Performance Management and Appraisal.
11. Total Rewards and Compensation.
12. Variable Pay and Executive Compensation.
13. Managing Employee Benefits.
14. Risk Management and Worker Protection.
15. Employee Rights and Responsibilities.
16. Union/Management Relations.
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This convenient study guide, designed from the student's perspective, provides all the tools your students need to maximize their learning experience in the classroom, on professional exams and, ultimately, within the field of HRM. Chapter objectives, chapter outlines, and study questions aid in review, with answer keys for immediate feedback.

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Study Guide

ISBN: 9781305631595
This convenient study guide, designed from the student's perspective, provides all the tools you need to maximize your learning experience in the classroom, on professional exams and, ultimately, within the field of HRM. Chapter objectives, chapter outlines, and study questions aid in review, with answer keys for immediate feedback.