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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
Managing Employees for Competitive Advantage

Fifth Edition

May 2023 | 602 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Formerly published by Chicago Business Press, now published by Sage

Human Resource Management: Managing Employees for Competitive Advantage, Fifth Edition offers a strategic framework—applicable across large and small organizations—to efficiently recognize and empower the right talent in a rapidly evolving business environment. Written in an accessible and engaging manner, authors Mary Gowan, Beverly DeMarr, and Jannifer David enable students to learn about the various practices and tools that can be used for effective employee management, as well as how to leverage them in different situations.
Chapter 1 Managing Employees for Competitive Advantage
Chapter 2 Creating High-Performing HR Systems
Chapter 3 Regulatory Issues
Chapter 4 Job Design and Job Analysis
Chapter 5 Workforce Planning
Chapter 6 Recruitment
Chapter 7 Selection
Chapter 8 Learning and Development
Chapter 9 Performance Management
Chapter 10 Compensating Employees
Chapter 11 Incentives and Rewards
Chapter 12 Employee Benefits and Safety Programs
Chapter 13 Labor Unions and Employee Management
Chapter 14 International Human Resource Management


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Mary Gowan

Dr. Mary Gowan, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is a management scholar and consultant whose research, teaching, and consulting have focused on human resources and organizational behavior, career issues, and work transitions. In addition to teaching undergraduate, graduate and executive education courses, she is the author of a textbook on human resource management entitled Human Resource Management: Managing Employees for Competitive Advantage.  Her research has been published in journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Employment Counseling. She has provided consulting for numerous public,... More About Author

Beverly J. DeMarr

Beverly J. DeMarr, Ph.D., is Professor of Management at Ferris State University. She received her Doctorate in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from Michigan State University. She has been recognized multiple times for teaching excellence and currently teaches courses in Negotiation, Human Resource Management, and Compensation. She has published in Personnel Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Human Relations, Public Personnel Management, and International Journal of Conflict Management. She is an active member of the Academy of Management and the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. She was appointed by the... More About Author

Jannifer David

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ISBN: 9781948426466