Human Resources Administration in Education: A Management Approach (8th Edition)

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9780205485079: Human Resources Administration in Education: A Management Approach (8th Edition)

This text presents a very practical, comprehensive treatment of the human resources function as it operates from a central office or school district level.

 

The text utilizes a management approach that reflects current ISLLC Standards and is organized around the processes and procedures necessary for implementing effective human resources administration. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the context in which human resources administration takes place.  Treated in separate chapters are the eight essential dimensions of the human resources function: human resource planning, recruitment, selection, placement and induction, staff development, appraisal, rewarding, and collective negotiations.  The final chapter presents legal, ethical, and policy issues in human resources administration.  

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“The pedagogical approach of the book is very sound and easy for the instructor and the student to utilize effectively.”

–Travis W. Twiford, Virginia Tech

Human Resources Administration in Education presents a very practical, comprehensive treatment of the human resources function as it operates from a central office or school district level. The text utilizes a management approach that reflects current ISLLC and ELCC Standards and is organized around the processes and procedures necessary for implementing effective human resources administration. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the context in which human resources administration takes place. Treated in separate chapters are the eight essential dimensions of the human resources function: human resource planning, recruitment, selection, placement and induction, staff development, appraisal, performance/compensation, and collective negotiations. The final chapter presents legal, ethical, and policy issues in human resources administration.


New to This Edition

  • No Child Left Behind and other school reform issues are discussed to highlight their impact on human resource functions
  • Extensive section on automation and updated software that has become critical to the human resources function–an issue of considerable interest and concern in most school districts
  • More emphasis placed on learning communities (Chapter 6), performance incentives and fringe benefits (Chapter 8), and collective negotiations (Chapter 9) to reflect current practice
  • New problem-based exercises manual with realistic activities for students, developed by the author, is available with the text for no additional cost
  • New Instructor’s Manual/Test Bank and PowerPoint supplements, developed by the author, are available online to adopters to assist in course preparation

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About the Author:

Dr. Ronald W. Rebore is a professor of educational leadership and higher education in the College of Education and Public Service at Saint Louis University.  He has 22 years of experience as an assistant superintendent and superintendent of schools.  He has published numerous articles as well as twelve books, many of which have also been published in multiple editions.  Two books have been translated into Chinese.

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