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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
Functions, Applications, and Skill Development

Third Edition
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February 2023 | 480 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development, Third Edition helps students of all majors build the skills they need to recruit, select, train, and develop people. Bestselling authors Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon explore the important strategic function HR plays in today's organizations. A wide variety of applications, online self-assessments, and experiential exercises keep students engaged and help them see the relevancy of HR as they learn skills they can use in their personal and professional lives.

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Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Part I: The Human Resource Management Environment
 
Chapter 1: Today’s Human Resource Management
 
Chapter 2: Strategic and Inclusive Human Resource Management
 
Chapter 3: The Legal Environment
 
Part II: Staffing
 
Chapter 4: Workforce Planning: Job Analysis, Design, and Employment Forecasting
 
Chapter 5: Recruiting Job Candidates
 
Chapter 6: Selecting New Employees
 
Part III: Developing and Managing
 
Chapter 7: Training, Learning, Talent Management, and Development
 
Chapter 8 Performance Management and Appraisal
 
Chapter 9 Employee Rights and Labor Relations
 
Part IV: Compensating
 
Chapter 10: Compensation Management
 
Chapter 11: Employee Incentives and Benefits
 
Part V: Protecting and Expanding Organizational Outreach
 
Chapter 12: Workplace Safety, Health, and Security
 
Chapter 13: Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability
 
Chapter 14: Global Issues for Human Resource Managers
 
Glossary
 
Notes
 
Company Index
 
Subject Index

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"An excellent/comprehensive textbook!"

Issam A. Ghazzawi, Ph.D.
University of La Verne

"This is an excellent example of a student-focused textbook where the ebook is extremely useful with tools that will enable students to learn more, and explore topics within the course material."

Yolonda Williams
Tacoma Community College

"A thorough overview of the various areas of HR and their impact in practice."

Dr. Maura Mills
University of Alabama

"A useable and applicable textbook for teaching the value of Human Resources in an organization and as a career option."

Dr. Shari Carpenter
Eastern Oregon University

"An introductory text providing students with the fundamentals of HR processes, functions, and practices that offers the ability to learn the language of HR and the nuts and bolts of HR."

Jane Murtaugh
SHRM-SCP, College of DuPage

"This textbook has many practical features such as applying the concepts, ethical dilemma, self-assessment, key terms review, and practitioner's perspective. I think this textbook is great even for self-study students because of those features."

Huh-Jung Hahn
Winona State University

"Great book. Great resources. Easy to use!! Lots of material to use and built-in assessment opportunities."

Professor Dana M. Cotham, Esq.
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Key features
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
  • The new edition is available in SAGE Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality SAGE textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support. Learn more.
  • Updated to reflect the 2019 SHRM standards along with new cases, examples, and references throughout.
  • 13 new case studies and new coverage of the flexible workplace, gender issues in HR, the great resignation, gender equity, and diversity and inclusion.
  • Through the use of applied skills features, students learn how to stay current in the HR laws, regulations, and trends to successfully apply that information on the job.
  • Emphasizes the changing nature of work resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic including the long-lasting effects on women in the workforce.
  • Includes more coverage of data analytics and artificial intelligence.
  • Updated and revised Work Applications, Skill Builders, and online Self Assessments.
  • Expands upon the benefits of diverse organizations.
KEY FEATURES:
  • Five types of application activities engage students in active learning while developing their critical thinking skills.
  • Four types of skill development activities build and improve a variety of skills students can use both in their personal and professional lives.
  • A chapter on Organizational Ethics, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility discusses how HR managers can help create ethical, socially responsible organizations.
  • Trends and Issues in HRM introduce students to cutting-edge thinking and thought-provoking research followed by a presentation of the mainstream topics for students to contrast a variety of viewpoints and develop their critical thinking skills.
  • Case studies provide students with real-life examples of what they have learned.
  • Covers 67% of the SHRM curriculum guidebook "undergraduate required" items, this text gives students the ability to successfully manage others in today's work environment.
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