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Managing Human Resources 17th Edition

Scott A. Snell | Shad Morris | George W. Bohlander

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Overview

Snell/Morris/Bohlander's market-leading MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES builds on a foundation of research and theory with an inviting, practical framework that focuses on critical HR issues and practices. More than 500 memorable examples from a variety of real organizations illustrate key points and connect concepts to current HR practice. Fresh examples throughout the seventeenth edition spotlight the latest developments and critical trends, while hands-on applications focus on practical tips and suggestions. Demonstrating how HR impacts both individuals and organizations, this resource helps students learn to think like managers -- and develop competencies that will enable them to succeed in their future careers.

Scott A. Snell, University of Virginia, Darden School of Business

Scott A. Snell is the E. Thayer Bigelow Professor of Business Administration at Darden School of Business, where he teaches courses in Leadership and Strategic Management. Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2007, Scott was professor and director of executive education at Cornell University's Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies, and a professor of management in the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University. Scott's research focuses on strategic human resource management. He was recently listed among the top 150 most-cited scholars in the field of management. He has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies in the United States and Europe to align investments in talent and strategic capability. Scott is co-author of four books: Managing Human Resources, Management: Leading and Collaborating in a Competitive World, M: Management and Managing People and Knowledge in Professional Service Firms. Scott has served on the boards of: the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, the Academy of Management's Human Resource Division, the Human Resource Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Review.

Shad Morris, Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management

Shad Morris teaches courses in human resource management and international business. Prior to joining the Marriott School in 2013, Shad was an assistant professor of management and human resources at The Ohio State University and has held appointments at the Sloan School of Management at MIT, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, and SKK Graduate School of Business in South Korea. Shad's research focuses on strategic human resource management in a global environment. He has worked for the World Bank, Management Systems International, and Alcoa. He is the recipient of the International HRM Scholarly Research Award from the Academy of Management and is currently a Faculty Fellow at Cambridge University's Centre for International Human Resource Management. In addition, Shad currently serves on the board of the International Journal of Human Resource Management and is a founding editor of the Journal of Microfinance.

George W. Bohlander, Arizona State University

George Bohlander is Professor Emeritus of Management at Arizona State University, where he taught human resources and labor relations classes. He received six outstanding teaching awards, including the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award presented by the College of Business, and the ASU Parents Association Teaching Award given annually by the university. Dr. Bohlander has published more than 50 articles and monographs in professional and practitioner journals, such as National Productivity Review, HR Magazine, Employee Relations Law Journal, The Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector, and Labor Law Journal. He is also a consultant to public and private organizations and an active labor arbitrator. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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  • Comprehensive cases at the end of the text portray some of the most current issues and challenges in HRM. In addition, chapter case studies delve into current HRM issues in real business settings to encourage students to critically analyze possible solutions.
  • The latest edition of this market-leading text offers more coverage of critical HR issues, such as diversity, outsourcing/illegal immigration, today's labor issues, and employee benefits.
  • Your students gain in-depth looks at how actual organizations handle human resource issues and functions.
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Managing Human Resources

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface.
Part I: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN PERSPECTIVE.
1. The Challenge of Human Resources Management.
2. Strategy and Human Resources Planning.
Part II: MEETING HUMAN RESOURCES REQUIREMENTS.
3. Equal Employment Opportunity and Human Resources Management.
4. Job Analysis and Job Design.
Part III: DEVELOPING EFFECTIVENESS IN HUMAN RESOURCES.
5. Expanding the Talent Pool: Recruitment and Careers.
6. Employee Selection.
7. Training and Development.
8. Performance Management and the Employee Appraisal Process.
Part IV: IMPLEMENTING COMPENSATION AND SECURITY.
9. Managing Compensation.
10. Pay-for-Performance: Incentive Rewards.
11. Employee Benefits.
12. Promoting Safety and Health.
Part V: ENHANCING EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT RELATIONS.
13. Employee Rights and Discipline.
14. The Dynamics of Labor Relations.
Part VI: EXPANDING HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT HORIZONS.
15. International Human Resources Management.
16. Creating High-Performance Work Systems.
Cases.

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