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Strategic Human Resources Management in Health Services Organizations, 3rd Edition

  • S. Robert Hernandez
  • ISBN-10: 0766835405  |  ISBN-13: 9780766835405
  • 592 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $131.50
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Overview

The third edition of Strategic Human Resources Management In Health Services Organizations articulates the links that exist among strategy, organizational design and behavior, and human resources management: It not only describes human resources functions within organizations but also provides a model of major organizational components that shape the human resources options available for health services managers.

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Features and Benefits

  • Updated Discussion Questions at the end of each chapter jumpstart readers’ critical thinking skills.
  • Discusses managing diversity in health care.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: STRATEGY AND ORGANIZATION SYSTEMS.
1: Integrating Strategic Management and Human Resources.
2: The Legal and Financial Environment.
3: Formulating Organizational Strategy.
PART TWO: ORGANIZING FOR HUMAN RESOURCES.
4: The Healthcare Workforce.
5: Insuring Human Resource Competencies in Health Services.
6: Management of Organizational Culture.
7: Managing Diversity in Health Care.
8: Leadership Development, Succession Planning, and Mentoring.
PART THREE: HUMAN RESOURCES PROCESSES.
9: Job Analysis.
10: Recruitment and Retention.
11: Selection and Onboarding.
12: Training and Development.
13:Performance Appraisal.
14: Compensation Management.
15: Labor Relations.
PART FOUR: PROFESSIONALS IN ORGANIZATIONS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES.
16: Physician Practice Management and Medical Staff Relations.
17: Contemporary and Future Human Resources Challenges.

What's New

  • New chapters on the healthcare workforce, insuring human resource competencies, leadership development, job analysis, training and development, and physician practice management and medical staff relations.
  • New information on contemporary and future human resources challenges.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0766835413 | ISBN-13: 9780766835412)

The instructor’s Manual serves as an instructional resource and provides teaching tips or guidelines, essay questions, answers to review and test questions, key objectives, glossary, appendices and exercises for content reinforcement.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

S. Robert Hernandez

Dr. Robert Hernandez is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and served as Department Chair from 1994 to 2000. He is a graduate of the Masters of Science in Hospital Administration Program at UAB, and received his doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Hernandez has worked in the health services administration field for more than 30 years and has served as Chair of the Health Care Administration Division of the Academy of Management. He served on the Regent's Advisory Council for the American College of Healthcare Executives in Alabama. He also has served on the editorial boards of Health Care Management Review, Journal of Healthcare Management, Medical Care Review, Health Services Management Research, and Alabama Journal of Medical Sciences. He currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Health Administration Education.