Higher Education

Human Resource Management, 14th Edition

  • Robert L. Mathis University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • John H. Jackson University of Wyoming
  • Sean Valentine University of North Dakota
  • ISBN-10: 1133953107  |  ISBN-13: 9781133953104
  • 688 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2005
  • © 2014 | Published
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Overview

Put the authoritative resource for human resource management into the hands of your students with Mathis/Jackson's HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, Fourteenth Edition. The best-selling HR text worldwide, this 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. Whether your students are future or currently practicing HR professionals, this text is a trusted resource in preparing for today's HR professional examinations. Updated strong academic coverage ensures this edition addresses all major topics for professional examinations (PHR, SPHR) given by the Human Resource Certification Institute (SHRM). The latest HR research, meaningful discussions, and a wealth of 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 first-hand, how current events shape the study and practice of HR today. A complete package of teaching and learning resources, including CourseMate online learning tools, helps you most effectively prepare today's aspiring professionals for career and future HR success.

Features and Benefits

  • End-of-chapter cases give your students the practice they need to confront today's most contemporary challenges in HRM. Students examine real HR problems or situations within actual organizations as they apply each chapter's content.
  • End-of-chapter "Supplemental Cases" provide additional opportunities for practice: This edition now provides one-two additional "Supplemental Cases" in each chapter to give you more choice in engaging cases drawn from actual organizations.
  • "HR Experiential Problem Solving" exercises help students hone critical skills. These exercises at the end of each chapter offer insights into practicing the HR principles presented within the chapter. These exercises provide engaging problems, suggest resources to resolve the situation, and ask students to answer several brief, thought-provoking questions.
  • Thoroughly updated coverage prepares individuals for professional exam success: This trusted resource covers all major topics for professional certification examinations with emphasis on areas identified by the Human Resource Certification Institute. Content serves as a primary resource for students preparing for the PHR/SPHR exams.
  • "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" give students a better understanding of specific HR issues, concerns, and employer efforts: "HR Perspectives" throughout this edition emphasize actual HR management examples of diversity, ethics, research, international challenges, or company practices.
  • "HR Online" features highlight how technology is used effectively in HR today: "HR Online" in each chapter highlights how today's expanding use of information technology impacts today's HR activities, decisions, and management--from e-HR topics and the use of the Internet to Web-based resources, social media, and blogs.
  • Learning Objectives pinpoint key topics for each chapter: Useful Learning Objectives identify the important topics in each chapter for convenient student reference.
  • Special "HR Metrics" icons identify content that discusses using metrics to quantify HR activities: Margin icons throughout this edition clearly identify content related to one of the most important trends within HR management todayusing metrics to quantify how HR activities impact and contribute to the organization. Students learn, step-by-step, how to use these analytical measures.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE ENVIRONMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
1. Human Resource Management in Organizations.
2. Human Resource Strategy and Planning.
3. Equal Employment Opportunity.
SECTION II: JOBS AND LABOR.
4. Workforce, Jobs, and Job Analysis.
5. Individual/Organization Relations and Retention.
6. Recruiting and Labor Markets.
7. Selecting Human Resources.
SECTION III: TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT, AND PERFORMANCE.
8. Training Human Resources.
9. Talent, Careers, and Development.
10. Performance Management and Appraisal.
SECTION IV: COMPENSATION.
11. Total Rewards and Compensation.
12. Variable Pay and Executive Compensation.
13. Managing Employee Benefits.
SECTION V: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS.
14. Risk Management and Worker Protection.
15. Employee Rights and Responsibilities.
16. Union/Management Relations.
Appendices.
Appendix A: PHR® and SPHR® Body of Knowledge.
Appendix B: Human Resource Management Resources.
Appendix C: Major Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations.
Appendix D: Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection.

What's New

  • Each chapter reflects the latest research and most recent legal updates: Every chapter in this new edition offers today's most current HR content, the latest laws, and the HR trends shaping business today. In this revision, you will find new content on emerging topics, such as ethics, the ethical process, leadership, social media, technology, current economic conditions and unemployment, and multinational and global business.
  • All HR Headline opening vignettes have been updated with new material.
  • NEW end-of-chapter cases give students the practice they need to confront today's most contemporary challenges in HRM. Students examine real HR problems or situations within actual organizations as they apply each chapter's content.
  • New "HR Skills and Applications" feature illustrates the practical application of concepts through the use of the On-the-Job video series.
  • New "HR Ethics" feature highlights ethical dilemmas and problem solving skills.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Robert L. Mathis

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

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

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.