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Human Resource Management: Essential Perspectives

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Author: Mathis, Robert L.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 7

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 288

Release Date: 05-01-2015

Details: Product Description Focus on a blend of practical HR concepts and proven HR practices found in HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: ESSENTIAL PERSPECTIVES, 7E. To further your professional success, this concise essentials text by leading HR authors Robert Mathis, John Jackson, and Sean Valentine reviews today's most important laws and regulations and addresses the information most often used by human resource professionals. Easy to use and economical, the book introduces HR concepts and practices in a format that's applicable for practicing HR professionals in virtually all industries. New chapter openers place concepts in a strong managerial context, making it easy to understand the importance and impact of the principles you are learning. Timely Internet resources and additional readings offer clear guidelines for further HR study in the areas that interest you. About the Author Dr. Robert L. Mathis is Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles. He held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Dr. John H. Jackson is professor of management at the University of Wyoming. Born in Alaska, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University. He worked in the telecommunications industry in human resources management for several years before completing his PhD in Management and Organization at the University of Colorado. During his academic career, Dr. Jackson authored six other college texts and more than 50 articles and papers, including those appearing in ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, and HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING. He has consulted with a variety of organizations on HR and management development matters and has served as an expert witness in a number of HR-related cases. At the University of Wyoming, he served four terms as department head in the Department of Management and Marketing. Dr. Jackson received the university's highest teaching award and has been recognized for his work with two-way interactive television for MBA students. Two Wyoming governors have appointed him to the Wyoming Business Council and the Workforce Development Council. Dr. Jackson serves as president of Silverwood Ranches, Inc. Dr. Sean R. Valentine is professor of management and the Robert Page Endowed Professor of Leadership and Ethics at the University of North Dakota. Originally from Texas, he received a B.S. in management/human resources from Park University, a B.S. in hotel, restaurant and tourism management from New Mexico State University, an M.B.A. in business administration from Texas State University, and a D.B.A. in management from Louisiana Tech University. He was employed in the hospitality industry for many years and served as an officer in the Army National Guard. During his academic career, Dr. Valentine published more than 75 articles in journals such as Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, Contemporary Accounting Research and Behavioral Research in Accounting. His primary research and teaching interests include human resource management, business ethics and organizational behavior. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work, and he has consulted with a variety of organizations on numerous management and business matters.

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 7.3 x 0.5 inches

Languages: English