We are pleased to bring out our first edition “Human Resource Management” for the business and management studies. This is an authentic and comprehensive book on invaluable human resource management concepts and theories! This book covers all the main aspects of human resource management: the basic concepts of human resource management, human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, training and development, compensation and employee benefit systems, discipline and grievance, labour relations etc. This book will be invaluable to business and economics students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. K.Sekhar and Wako Geda Obse adopt a user-friendly approach which takes the reader through basic concepts to advanced concepts.
This book has covered all key areas HRM including: Functions, evolution, policies, recruitment and selection, performance management, worker participation in management, employee relations, training and development, salary administration, human resource development, evaluation of HR functions, strategic management, organizational structure, employee benefits, incentive plans, job evaluation, job analysis, job design, employee induction, human resource planning, career management, talent management, directing of human resource, ethics in management, leadership among other areas. This is a must read text book for managers and management scholars
Human Resource Management practice provides students and practicing managers with a concise but thorough review of essential Human resource management concepts in a highly readable and understandable form.Dr.Wilson.A.Otengah This book is an extremely innovative text on Human resource Issues.It will stimulate and guide students.Henry Otok This new text provides a thought provoking ,critical yet accessible introduction to human resource management.Phoebe Otiende
Shorttitle During the past two decades there was a discussion about the human resource management of private and public universities in Thailand whether which group of universities has more effective human resource management. This book will introduce you to the human resource management of the private and public universities in the following aspects: human resource management in general; recruitment and selection; training and development; benefits and compensation; and discipline and promotion, in many more interesting details. For example, Private universities had more freedom to make very quick decisions on human resource management, and offered double pay of salary. On the other hand, public universities appeared to have placed great emphasis on social activities, and on having instructors and employees working outside of school that would be beneficial to the communities they are located.
This book addresses among other things, Human Resource and Industrial Relations Policies and Practices in APSRTC, covering such aspects as, human resource procurement,compensation, training and development, performance appraisal,promotion, trade unionism, collective bargaining, workers’ participation in management, grievance redressal, communication, management of discipline and the role of state in industrial relations in the Corporation.
Human Resource Management counseling provides students and practicing managers with a concise but thorough review of essential Human Resource Management counseling concepts and in a highly readable and understanding form. Dr. Wilson Otengah Human Resource Management counseling is an extremely innovative look on Human Resource counseling issues. We believe that this book will help guide stimulate students, practioner and consultants. Henry OTok. Counseling in many organizations have been ignored, the book is an essential tool for growth oriented organizations. Phoebe Otiende.
Human Resource Management, management strategy emphasizing the individual employee as against collective relations between management and labour. Human resource management (HRM) involves management relying less on hierarchy, instruction, and command; and, instead, becoming more participative and open. The aim is to promote cooperative relations between management and employees and to avoid the often adversarial behavior associated with traditional industrial relations.
This book is based on academic research that links Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) with Human Resource (HR) Consulting. It explores the interrelationship between Human Resource Professionals and Human Resource Consultants in the context of adding real value to an organization. Two Finnish organizations from different industries participated in the research to bring empirical evidence to the research subject. The book is ideal for people working in the area of Human Resources and for anyone else interested in the Strategic Human Resource Management.
Human Resource Management is a book that was written after many years of teaching human resource management course in the higher institution of learning to both the graduate and post-graduate students. Students have been found to have high phobia in human resource management. Their reasons range from the rigorous display of technical skills and competencies which is very difficult for them to understand at the classroom and especially in the field of managing human related issues. The author with her wealth of knowledge and experience went into an extensive research and discover among other things that these students lack the basic rudiments of human resource management at the foundation stage during the undergraduate years. The author with a simple, concise and straightforward language and style explained the details that will enable the students of human resource management courses, academics, researchers and even novice in human resource management to understand in simple terms the basic rudiments of human resource and its management. Go ahead and enjoy the savory of the food which has already been cooked and served deliciously for your delight. Remain Ever Blessed.
This book presents a study that was undertaken by the author to explore the causes of employees turnover from the Human Resource Management perspective. It is a result of a research study on the human resources management practices of Ethiopia's Electric power monopoly in relation to its high amount of professionals voluntary turnover. The book presents the link between human resource management and employees turnover. In doing so, it covers all essential functions of human resource management: human resource planning, recruitment, selection, orientation, and placement, training and development, performance appraisals, empowerment, employees counselling, Reward systems and, Health and safety, labor Relations, and separation. The strategic and operational roles of human resource management are also explained. Thus, in addition to helping understand how turnover issues could be addressed from the human resource management perspective; this book also provides a complete overview of the human resource management functions in a clear and simplified way.
The three volumes in The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management offer a comprehensive review of the essential issues and most important information available on the topic. Each volume in the encyclopedia contains contributions from some of the most celebrated names in the field of human resource management (HRM) and addresses the myriad challenges faced by today's human resource professionals. Volume 1 puts the focus on the definition of terms and practices that are most relevant to today's human resource management (HRM) professionals. The contributors bring an up-to-date perspective of HRM definitions and practices and for ease of access, the terms are presented in alphabetical order. Each contributor includes the most recent research on a particular topic and summarizes a new and progressive definition of these important terms. The book begins with an enlightening discussion of the evolving practice of talent management and contains the following topics: Affirmative Action, Assessment, Business Ethics, Campus Recruitment, Career Development, Compensation, Drug Tests, Employee Relations, Flexible Benefits, Glass Ceiling, HR Metrics and Analytics, Mergers and Acquisitions, National Labor Relations Act, Quality Circles, Recruitment and Selection, Self-Directed Work Teams, Social Responsibility, Strategic Human Resource Management, Training Needs Analysis, Work Family Balance, and more. The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management gives human resource professionals the knowledge, information, and tools needed to implement the best practices in the field.
Aim of this book: to be aware about the criteria of applying career development Total Quality Management (TQM) as seen by training managers and trainers in an academic College by answering the following questions: • What are total quality managements foundations that can be applied in training in employee development? • What are the results of applying total quality management principles in employee training? • What is the role of academic human resource director in deploying total quality management principles in employee development? • What is the role of academic human resource management trainers in deploying total quality management principles in employee development? • What are the problems suffer by academic human resource management director in deploying total quality management principles in employee training? • What are the problems suffer by academic human resource management trainers in deploying total quality management principles in employee training? • Is there a statistical difference between academic human resource management director and trainers in deploying total quality management training principles based on (Qualifications, Location, and Training Experience)?
Nowadays the terms organizational behavior and human resource management are being increasingly used by both practitioners and researchers. The changes in today’s business environment, triggered a number of changes in management and organizational practice that pointed in the organizational behavior and human resource management direction. Therefore, a relatively critical body of academic literature concerning organizational behavior and human resource management has emerged. In this essence, this book attempts to develop an understanding of the important issues and challenges in the fields of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. It is a must for business students and the busy professional manager alike. This collection covers some of the main issues associated with people management. Each essay provides a valuable shorthand to understanding the content of the main issues and the contested debates around it. In this book, some contemporary issues in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management will be reviewed and discussed.