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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, Skill Development 2ed (ISE)

by Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon SAGE Publications, Inc
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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development,Second 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, 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. The Second Edition includes 13 new case studies and new coverage of the agile workplace, generational differences, gamification, social media, and diversity and inclusion. Key Features: Five types of application activities in every chapter engage students in active learning while developing their critical thinking skills. Four types of skill development activities in every chapter 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 at the end of every chapter introduce students to cutting-edge thinking and thought-provoking research followed a presentation of the mainstream topics for students to contrast a variety of viewpoints and develop their critical thinking skills. Case studies at the end of every chapter encourage students to practice using the skills they have learned Covering the vast majority of more than 200 SHRM curriculum guidebook "undergraduate required" items, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management gives the student the ability to successfully manage others in today's work environment.
Robert N. Lussier is a professor of management at Springfield College. He has been teaching management courses for more than 25 years. . He has a national and international reputation for his methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used both personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 400 publications to his credit, including Management Fundamentals 6e (Sage), Human Relations 8e (McGraw-Hill), Leadership 6e (South Western/Cengage), and others. He has also published in top tier academic journals including Journal of Management Education, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Journal of Business Strategy. Lussier holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Salem State College, master's degrees in business and education from Suffolk University, and a doctorate in management from the University of New Haven. He served as founding director of Israel Programs and has taught courses in Israel. John R. Hendon is a seven-time entrepreneur and former director of operations for a $60 million company. He brought his experience and interests to the classroom full time in 1994 and has been a Management Department faculty member at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for over 17 years. An active member of the Society for Human Resource Management, he teaches in the areas of Human Resources Management, Strategy, and Organizational Management, and researches in a number of areas in the Management field, specializing in Entrepreneurial research. John is also currently the President of aThe VMP Group,a an Arkansas-based business consulting firm. Johnas company consults with a variety of businesses on human resources, family business, strategic planning, organizational design, and leadership. He has provided professional assistance in the startup and operation of dozens of Arkansas and California-based businesses and to non-profits, government agencies, and utilities. John holds an MBA Degree from San Diego State University and a B.S. in Education from the University of Central Arkansas.