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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management- Vantage Learning Platform

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management- Vantage Learning Platform
People, Data, and Analytics

January 2022 | SAGE Publications, Inc

ISBN: 978-1-0718-7145-4


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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: People, Data, and Analytics provides a current, succinct, and interesting introduction to the world of HRM with a special emphasis on how data can help managers make better decisions about the people in their organizations. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management–Vantage Digital Option delivers the trusted content from the Bauer text on Sage Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your Sage representative.

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About Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: People, Data, and Analytics

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: People, Data, and Analytics provides a current, succinct, and interesting introduction to the world of HRM with a special emphasis on how data can help managers make better decisions about the people in their organizations. Authors Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan, David Caughlin, and Donald Truxillo use cutting-edge case studies and contemporary examples to illustrate key concepts and trends. A variety of exercises give students hands-on opportunities to practice their problem-solving, ethical decision-making, and data literacy skills. Non-HR majors and HR majors alike will learn best practices for managing talent in today’s ever-evolving workplace.

Part I: HRM in Context
Chapter 1. Human Resource Management
Chapter 2. Strategic HRM, Data-Driven Decision Making, and HR Analytics
Chapter 3. Data Management and Human Resources Information Systems
Chapter 4. Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Laws
Chapter 5. The Analysis and Design of Work
Chapter 6. Workforce Planning and Recruitment
Part II: Managing Across the Talent Life Cycle
Chapter 7. Selection Processes and Procedures
Chapter 8. Training, Development, and Careers
Chapter 9. Performance Management
Chapter 10. Managing Employee Separations and Retention
Part III: Reward Systems
Chapter 11. Rewarding Employees
Chapter 12. Managing Benefits
Part IV: Special Topics in HR
Chapter 13. Employee and Labor Relations
Chapter 14. Employee Safety, Well-Being, and Wellness
Chapter 15. Opportunities and Challenges in International HRM
Appendix A. Cases
Appendix B. Data Analytics Exercises
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    Feeds auto-graded assignments to your gradebook, with real-time insight into student and class performance. The highly visual reports show if your students are struggling and where they need the most help.

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  • Integrated coverage of ethics, diversity, technology, small and medium sized businesses, legal issues, and data and analytics prepare students to thrive in the modern workplace.
  • A chapter on Data Management and Human Resource Information Systems unpacks the increasingly important role of data in today's workplace. 
  • 15 real-world case studies bring material to life and give students a glimpse into HR practices at a variety of organizations including Google, Igloo, USWNT, Pinterest, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Mercy Corps.
  • HR in Action features at the beginning of each chapter help set the stage for students about why the topic matters to HRM.
  • Optional Data and Analytics Exercises provide students with step-by-step guidance for completing basic data analysis in Excel and allows them to engage in relationship management, leadership and navigation, and consultation for organizational decision makers identified in the exercises.
  • End-of-chapter exercises focus on decision-making and ethics. 

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