Human Resources and Personnel Management (McGraw-Hill Series in Management)

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9780070695726: Human Resources and Personnel Management (McGraw-Hill Series in Management)

The fifth edition of Human Resources and Personnel Management builds upon the major pedagogical strengths of previous editions while thoroughly incorporating the most current developments and trends in this dynamic field, the book continues to be strikingly readable with a multitude of real-life vignettes designed to bring conceptual material to life. This edition is further distinguished by increased coverage of vital contemporary issues, such as cultural diversity, ethics, globalization, and the impact of HRM on corporate strategy. Coverage of legal issues is thoroughly updated to reflect significant developments of the nineties.

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Practical, applications-oriented approach with further expansion of real-life examples drawn from well-known companies throughout the world.

Emphasis on student learning reinforced by a wealth of in-text pedagogical aids: part openers, chapter objectives, opening examples, chapter quotes, chapter summaries, key terms, chapter incidents, glossary.

Explains the HRM department's role in dealing with employees and takes a progressive approach that links contributions of the HRM department to corporate strategy

Widely regarded as one of the highest-quality, most readable, and student-friendly HRM textbooks.
Updated throughout with focus on international implications of HRM, workforce diversity issues, incentive compensation trends, and critical new legislation (the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, updated on EEOC and Americans with Disabilities Act, and recent court decisions).

Woven throughout text is an increased emphasis on diversity and international issues and implications.

Greater attention paid to the HRM department's strategic role as a source of competitive advantage.

Dozens of new, named company examples.

More than 90% of the review and discussion questions, chapter incidents and exercises, learning objectives, and chapter-opening quotations are new.

New topic coverage includes health care costs, incentive-based pay, more on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, more on Americans with Disabilities Act, international succession planning, and equal employment laws.

Condensed employee relations topics from two chapters to one (ch. 17 replaces old chs. 15 and 16).

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