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Give students a focused understanding of the most up-to-date human resource management concepts and practices that are important for today's successful HR professionals. Recognized authors Robert Mathis, John Jackson, and Sean Valentine have condensed the best from their market-leading Human Resource Management, 14e to create a highly streamlined alternative for instructors who are seeking core content and up-to-date coverage of HR concepts and practices. Thorough yet concise, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: ESSENTIAL PERSPECTIVES, 7E follows a consolidated framework adapted from the larger book while helping students identify and focus on core concepts in the field in a more succinct, streamlined format. This edition reviews today's most important laws and regulations and addresses the information most often used by HR professionals. The authors focus on the coverage most important for students, with a solid introduction to concepts and practices that are applicable for HR professionals in numerous industries.
- Each chapter includes a "Using HR to Meet Management Problems" opener to introduce the chapter.
- Updated Internet resources and suggested readings provide students with helpful direction on where to learn more about the field.
- New and updated figures throughout each chapter focus on the most important topics in HRM today.
- Each chapter 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.
- CLEAR GUIDANCE ENCOURAGES ADDITIONAL HR STUDY: Additional information, timely Internet references, and updated suggested readings in clear notations throughout the text direct students to the best and latest sources for additional study, making it easy for readers to further their HR knowledge.
- LATEST RELIABLE RESEARCH PREPARES STUDENTS FOR ON-THE-JOB SUCCESS: This edition's authoritative, fully documented research approach helps equip students with the knowledge they need to excel on the job.
- NEW CHAPTER OPENERS PROVIDE IMPORTANT MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES: Introduce each chapter's concepts and applications with new chapter openers, "Using HR to Meet Management Problems," that immediately capture students' attention and provide an intriguing managerial backdrop for the chapter content that follows. Students clearly see the big picture of human resource issues at work in organizations.
- CONTENT COVERS TODAY'S MOST IMPORTANT HRM TOPICS: The most current HR content is integrated throughout this edition, focusing on the most important topics in HRM today.
- STREAMLINED INSTRUCTOR'S MANUAL PROVIDES ADDITIONAL FOCUSED SUPPORT: Find the tools and support you need immediately, using this edition's Instructor's Manual, which focuses on the resources most important for today's busy instructor. Streamlined outlines, additional discussion material, and proven teaching tips for each chapter make this resource more valuable than ever before.
- STREAMLINED CONTENT REMAINS PRACTICAL AND COMPLETE: Expertly condensed to less than 300 pages, this edition is briefer than most HR texts but remains practical in emphasis and complete in coverage rather than taking a heavily academic approach or covering only specific functional areas. This overview of HR management is ideal for both HR practitioners and traditional students.
- SOLID ORGANIZATION APPLIES TO ALMOST ANY INDUSTRY: The logical format in this essentials text presents timely HR information that is immediately applicable to a variety of today's industries and professional organizations.
2. Equal Employment Opportunity and Discrimination.
3. Workforce, Jobs, and Retention.
4. Staffing: Recruiting and Selection.
5. Talent Management, Training, and Development.
6. Performance Management and Appraisal.
7. Total Rewards and Compensation.
8. Variable Pay, Executive Compensation, and Benefits.
9. Risk Management, Worker Protection, and Employee Relations.
10. Union/Management Relations and Grievances.
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