Human Resources Administration: Personnel Issues and Needs in Education

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Personnel costs make up 75 to 85 percent of the typical school district budget. Because personnel are so important to the achievement of the goals and objectives of an educational system, human resources administration is of central importance.

 

The new fifth edition of Human Resources Administration allows those studying the field to learn relevant laws and policies, explore the application of computer technology, and discover successful collective negotiation strategies. For further success, this text helps readers develop integrated planning processes and communication systems while fostering a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation among the staff, the administration, and the school board.

 

The revised fifth edition includes increased coverage of various topics as well as a number of new features. A new chapter on staff development discusses effective staff development programs as well as five key steps in the staff development process while added coverage on the applications technology to the human resources field brings the text up to date. Case studies in each chapter help readers apply what they have just read to realistic situations in the workplace while visual organizers such as charts and tables add easy-to-understand illustrations of chapter concepts and lessons.

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Personnel costs make up 75-85% of the typical school district budgte.  Because personnel are crucial to the achievemen tof an educational system's goals and objectives, human resources administration is of central importance.

 

Explore the fifth edition of Human Resources Administration to learn relevant laws and policies, the application of computer technology, and successful collective negotiation strategies. For further success, this text will help you develop integrated planning processes and communication systems while fostering a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation among the staff, the administration, and the school board.

 

Features for Your Success: 

  • New! Staff Development chapter (Chapter 7) covers the key aspects of staff development including its importance to the success of educational programs, purpose, five-step process, effective programs, and much more.
  • New! Technology Application coverage relating to the human resources function is increased.  
  • New! Visual Organizers, including numerous charts, figures, and tables, create visual interest and help you better access chapter content.
  • Revised!Streamlined Historical content is noew presented in Chapter 1.  The Nature of the Human resources Function: Its Organization and Process.
  • Revised!Streamlined Law and Policy content are now presented in Chapter 11, Legal Aspects of Human Resources Administration.
  •  Case Studies in each chapter help you apply chapter concepts to realistic situations in the workplace and provide stimulus for discussion of couplex and controversial issues.
  • Thorough revision of all previous edition material ensures you are provided with the most current references and topics.

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