Higher Education

HR, 1st Edition

  • includes Management CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card
  • Angelo S. DeNisi Tulane University
  • Ricky W. Griffin Texas A&M University
  • ISBN-10: 0538474238  |  ISBN-13: 9780538474238
  • 352 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
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About

Overview

Immediately engage your students in the vibrant, exciting world of today's human resources throughout the distinctive, magazine-style pages of DeNisi/Griffin's HR. Inspired by students and refined through a faculty-approved review process with nearly 100 students and teachers, this unique book offers an engaging and accessible solution specifically designed to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners at a student-friendly price. HR weaves solid human resource principles found in traditional texts into a streamlined, riveting presentation filled with timely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and financial problems facing the U.S. and other countries. Captivating learning features, such as "HR in the 21st Century," highlight important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Opening and Closing Cases explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. Memorable quotes woven throughout the text put voice to the critical concepts covered in each chapter. Time-saving Instructor Prep Cards and powerful supplements, as well as a full suite of online learning aids for students, help ensure you have the resources at your fingertips to keep students motivated and excited about HR.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • INNOVATIVE COMBINATION OF PRINT AND ONLINE CONTENT REFLECTS THE MOST EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS IN HR TODAY: HR's innovative text and a wealth of accompanying multimedia teaching and learning assets were developed based on input from student focus groups and surveys as well as from interviews with nearly 100 faculty and students. The result is a collection of study and teaching tools that meet the needs of you and your students unlike any other HR text.
  • BRIEF, YET COMPREHENSIVE, APPEALING CHAPTERS ENGAGE STUDENTS: Concise, yet thorough chapters use a modern, vibrant visual style that reads more like a magazine than textbook for today's active, fast-paced learners. This engaging, inviting format still offers the comprehensive coverage of HR concepts you need for your course with a lively writing style and memorable, up-to-the-minute examples.
  • CHAPTER-IN-REVIEW CARDS FOR STUDENTS ENSURE UNDERSTANDING AT A GLANCE: Detachable Chapter-in-Review cards at the back of each Student Edition make it simple for your students to study for exams and prepare for class. Brief and visually appealing, these unique portable Review Cards organize the chapter's most important information for class preparation, including Learning Objectives, chapter summaries, key terms and definitions.
  • VALUABLE INSTRUCTOR PREP CARDS SAVE YOU TIME: Detachable Instructor Prep Cards for each chapter, conveniently located in the back of the Instructor's Edition, make it simple for you to prepare effective lectures. Each Chapter Prep Card provides a quick map of chapter content, including useful Learning Objectives, a brief chapter outline, key terms, discussion questions, exercises, and assignments to help you plan and deliver course material efficiently.
  • FULL SUITE OF UNIQUE LEARNING TOOLS APPEALS TO VARIETY OF STUDENT LEARNING STYLES: Relevant and useful learning resources are tightly integrated with the text to help your students master HR concepts and sharpen their skills. Interactive quizzes, audio summary and quiz downloads, videos, games, and additional study tools allow your students to study anytime, anywhere as they refine their HR skills.
  • COMPREHENSIVE SUPPLEMENT PACKAGE PROVIDES KEY CONTENT AND USEFUL RESOURCES THAT ARE SECOND TO NONE: You'll find all of the powerful, time-saving resources you need to support your HR course, including a convenient Instructor's Resource CD, Instructor's Resource Manual, ExamView® Test Bank for electronic testing, PowerPoint® Slides, DVDs to bring concepts to life, CourseMate Instructor's Website, and WebTutor® course cartridges.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Human Resource Management.
2. The Legal Environment.
3. The Global Environment.
4. The Competitive Environment.
5. Information for Making Human Resource Decisions.
6. Organizational Form and Structure.
7. Recruitment and Selection.
8. Managing the Diverse Workforce.
9. Compensation and Benefits.
10. Performance Appraisal and Career Management.
11. Managing Labor Relations.
12. Safety, Health, Well-Being, and Security.
13. Motivation at Work.
14. Performance Enhancement Techniques.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Printed Text + WebTutor™ on WebCT™ Instant Access Code

ISBN-10: 1133266916  | ISBN-13: 9781133266914

List Price = $87.95  | CengageBrain Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • HR
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • WebTutor™ with eBook on WebCT™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $65.00  | CengageBrain Price = $65.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00


Bundle: Text + 4LTR Press Print Option

ISBN-10:  1133073530  | ISBN-13:  9781133073536

List Price = $80.95  | CengageBrain Price = $80.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • HR
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • 4LTR Press Print Option Sticker
    List Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00


ePack: Text + WebTutor™ with eBook on Blackboard® Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1133546811  | ISBN-13:  9781133546818

List Price = $87.95  | CengageBrain Price = $87.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • HR
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • WebTutor™ with eBook on Blackboard® Instant Access Code
    List Price = $65.00  | CengageBrain Price = $65.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00


Printed Text + WebTutor™ on Angel 1-Semester Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1285579283 | ISBN-13:  9781285579283

List Price = $91.95  | CengageBrain Price = $91.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • HR
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • WebTutor™ on Angel 1-Semester Instant Access
    List Price = $45.00  | CengageBrain Price = $45.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00


Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

"I like the 4 LTR books. They provide a textbook at a reasonable price. Much of the material that previous cluttered textbooks is now online. Our students are technological competent and like to receive much of their materials online."- Ellen A. Benowitz, Mercer County Community College

— Ellen A. Benowitz

"[The book has] great appeal. I think students will enjoy the illustrations and real life examples. The chapter seems to resonate well with my teaching style. Great graphics. It is fresh and easy reading." - Joseph Adamo, Cazenovia College

— Joseph Adamo

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111472130 | ISBN-13: 9781111472139)

Help your students master HR concepts with the comprehensive resources you'll find at your fingertips with HR's optional CourseMate online tools. This new interactive premium Website provides a wealth of resources to reinforce the book's content, including the Instructor's Resource Manual, ExamView®, Word® Test Bank files, DVD Guide, PowerPoint® slides as well as Engagement Tracker. Students learn from interactive quizzes, flashcards, PowerPoint® slides, videos, and self-testing opportunities.

List Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.95

WebTutor™ with eBook on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111864101 | ISBN-13: 9781111864101)

Succeed in your management course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $65.00  | CengageBrain Price = $65.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00

WebTutor™ with eBook on WebCT™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111864128 | ISBN-13: 9781111864125)

Succeed in your management course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $65.00  | CengageBrain Price = $65.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111472130 | ISBN-13: 9781111472139)

Discover the vibrant world of human resources today as it comes alive within the engaging, magazine-style pages of DeNisi/Griffin's HR. Designed for and by today's students down to the last detail, HR was developed based on input from nearly 100 students and faculty members. The result is an engaging, accessible solution ideal for a variety of learning styles at a student-friendly price. HR addresses all of today's key human resource concepts within a streamlined presentation that keeps you turning page after page. The book's riveting approach builds upon timely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and the financial problems facing the U.S. and other countries. Captivating learning features, including "HR in the 21st Century" boxes, highlight important challenges facing today's managers and employees. Opening and Closing Cases explore real companies and organizations in-depth and examine effective approaches to dealing with HR issues. Memorable quotes woven throughout the book put a voice to concepts covered in each chapter. A full suite of powerful online learning aids provide interactive tools ideal for your busy lifestyle. Time-saving study cards, self-quizzes, and other online resources work with the contemporary approach and focused presentation in this innovative HR text to sharpen your understanding of today's human resource principles most important for your success.

List Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.95

WebTutor™ with eBook on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111864101 | ISBN-13: 9781111864101)

Succeed in your management course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $65.00  | CengageBrain Price = $65.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00

WebTutor™ with eBook on WebCT™, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111864128 | ISBN-13: 9781111864125)

Succeed in your management course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $65.00  | CengageBrain Price = $65.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $65.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Angelo S. DeNisi

Angelo DeNisi is Albert Cohen Chair in Business Administration and Dean of the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. After receiving his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University, Dr. DeNisi taught at Kent State University, the University of South Carolina, Rutgers University, and Texas A&M University before coming to Tulane. His research interests include performance appraisal, expatriate management, and work experiences of persons with disabilities. Dr. DeNisi’s research has been funded by government and private agencies, including the National Science Foundation, The Textile Manufacturers Institute, and the Army Research Institute. His work has been published in top journals in the field. He has also authored or co-authored four books, contributed to other books, and has spoken at numerous national and international meetings. Dr. DeNisi has served as President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and President of the Academy of Management. He has also served as Chair of several SIOP committees and as Representative to the APA Council. He was the chair of both the OB and HR Divisions of the Academy of Management. His contributions to the profession have been recognized with awards from the Academy of Management, and The Academy of Management Executive. The SIOP has named him co-winner of the lifetime Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. He has served on the editorial boards of AMJ, AMR, JAP, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior, and as Editor of the Academy of Management Journal. He is a Fellow of SIOP, the American Psychological Association, the Southern Management Association and the Academy of Management.

Ricky W. Griffin

Ricky W. Griffin serves as Distinguished Professor of Management and Blocker Chair in Business at Texas A&M. He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of Houston. He served as editor of the Journal of Management and as an officer in the Southwest Regional Division of the Academy of Management, the Southern Management Association, and the Research Methods Division and the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. Dr. Griffin spent three years on the faculty at the University of Missouri (Columbia) before moving to Texas A&M University in 1981. His research interests include workplace violence, employee health and well-being in the workplace, and workplace culture. A well-respected author recognized for his organizational behavior and management research, Dr. Griffin has written many successful textbooks, including: Management, Organizational Behavior, HR, Management Skills, Introduction to Business, and International Business.