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MindTap Management for Human Resource Management 15th Edition

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

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Overview

MindTap® Management for Mathis/Jackson/Valentine/Meglich's Human Resource Management, 15th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Digital resources facilitate and measure student success. A variety of assessments, learning activities embedded within the eReader, case assignments, and experiential learning activities help students apply understanding and extend skills. Built around Bloom's taxonomy, students engage, connect, perform, and lead. Customize the syllabi, emphasize key topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

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.
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What Would You Do? - In these short engagement activities, students test their instincts and to see if their response to a work situation matches the action taken by an experienced HR professional.

eBook for Human Resource Management 15th edition - The acclaimed MindTap Reader boasts a multimedia rich experience with embedded interactive learning activities, tagged note-taking, highlighting and bookmarking for easy study guide creation.

Check Your Understanding Quiz - Students will test their understanding of the reading with this brief quiz.

Chapter Assignment - This robust homework assignment will help students improve their HR skills by answering questions about HR concepts and their use in business settings.

Discussion Thread - Students will apply their understanding of the concepts by responding to questions about current HR topics.

Case Activities - Students will test their analytical thinking through various interactive case assignments including video cases and written cases.

Simulations, Experiential Exercises, and Projects (varies by chapter) - In these activities students will help solve real management issues using their HR skills.

Study Tools - This section of the learning path will provide students with additional study materials including practice quizzing, flashcards, and PowerPoint slides.
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Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305500723
The instructor companion website provides ongoing support for your course. Receive instant access to the Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and PowerPoint lecture slides, as well as other valuable teaching aids.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305500747
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Study Guide

ISBN: 9781305631595
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.

FOR STUDENTS

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.