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Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach / Edition 5

Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach / Edition 5


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This popular text written from a "what human resources can do for you" perspective, demonstrates how human resources fit into the organizational big picture. Many cross-functional topics are integrated throughout the text including, marketing, finance, operations, and accounting. Updated cases include material that reinforces the key concepts presented in the text and provides an additional practical perspective to problems faced by human resource managers. The market includes all universities that teach a course in Human Resource Management. It may be used for both upper-division undergraduate and graduate level courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780324389425
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/11/2005
Edition description: 5TH
Pages: 928
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

William P. Anthony (PhD) (SPHR) is professor of management, Carl DeSantis Professor of Business Administration, and director of the DeSantis Center for Executive Management Education in the College of Business at Florida State University. He received his MBA and PhD degrees from Ohio State University and his bachelor's degree from Ohio University. Dr Anthony has published more than 80 articles and 14 books. He has been published in a variety of management journals including Long Range Planning, Human Relations, Academy Of Management Executives, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Dynamics, and Human Resource Management Journal among others. He has served as a reviewer for Human Resource Management Journal and The Journal of Managerial Issues. His book Participative Management, was reprinted 10 times and translated into six different languages. Dr Anthony consults with a wide variety of business and governmental organizations throughout the United States. His previous clients include Motorala, State Farm Insurance, Intervynals Corporation, The U.S. Department of Defense, The Florida Lottery, Rayonier, Resortquest, Olin Corporation, and Goodwill Industries. He also serves as an expert witness in employment matters. Dr Anthony has served as chairman of the management department and as assistant dean in the College Of Business at Florida State University.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Strategic Approach 1. The Strategic Approach to Human Resource Management 2. Formulating a Corporate and Human Resource Strategy 3. The External and Global Environment for Human Resources: Change and Diversity Part II. Strategies for Human Resource Acquisition and Placement 4. Human Resource Planning and Information Systems 5. Equal Employment Opportunity 6. Job Analysis 7. Recruitment, Selection, and Retention Part III. Strategies for Maximizing Human Resource Productivity 8. Job Design 9. Orientation, Training, and Development 10. Strategies for Effective Performance Appraisal Systems 11. Strategic Compensation Systems 12. Improving Productivity Part IV. Strategies for Maintaining Human Resources 13. Benefit Plans 14. Managing Health, Safety, and Stress 15. Ethics, Employee Rights, and Employer Responsibilities 16. Unions and Strategic Collective Bargaining Part V. Strategic Separation 17. Separation Restructuring and the Virtual Organization Case 1: FedEx Corporation Case 2: Delta Air Lines, Inc. Case 3: McDonalds Corporation Case 4: The Walt Disney Company Case 5: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Case 6: Microsoft Case 7: Intel Ancillaries: PPT slides Instructors Manual Test Bank

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