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HRM Core Concepts

HRM Core Concepts

First Edition

January 2019 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Formerly published by Chicago Business Press, now published by Sage

In HRM Core Concepts, author Jean Phillips provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of human resource management. The central theme of this text is to prepare your students to effectively apply HRM concepts in the areas of hiring, developing, motivating, and retaining the right people, enabling them to become better managers and more effective leaders.

Chapter 1 Strategic Human Resource Management
Chapter 2 The Role of Human Resource Management in Business
Chapter 3 The Legal Context of HRM
Chapter 4 Analyzing Work and Human Resource Planning
Chapter 5 Sourcing and Recruiting
Chapter 6 Selection and Hiring
Chapter 7 Training and Development
Chapter 8 Performance Management
Chapter 9 Base Compensation
Chapter 10 Incentives
Chapter 11 Benefits
Chapter 12 Creating a Healthy Work Environment
Chapter 13 Creating Positive Employee-Management Relations
Chapter 14 Managing Engagement and Turnover


Key features
  • Concise and practical presentation of concepts and illustrative examples that show HRM’s important role in today’s world of business. 
  • Learning Objectives introduce the goals of each chapter.
  • Key terms throughout each chapter and a full Glossary at the end of the book help students learn and use important concepts.
  • A Summary and Application Feature reinforces chapter concepts and how they can be applied.
  • Takeaway Points provide a quick and valuable review of what is most important to know in each chapter.
  • Discussion Questions frame engaged class discussion, homework, or further application of HRM concepts.

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