Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, Skill Development

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Lussier and Hendon's Human Resource Management engages students in applying HR functions and concepts and developing HR management skills. Each primary content area listed in the Society of Human Resource Management Curriculum Guidebook 2010 for undergraduate students is identified in the text where the material is covered. The authors provide six types of high-quality applications that use concepts to develop students' critical-thinking skills. Four types of skill-building exercises develop HR management skills that can be utilized right away in students' professional and personal lives.

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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 7e (Sage), Human Relations 10e (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. Dr. Lussier is also a keynote speaker, for more information visit his website www.publishdonotperish.com



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 “The VMP Group,” an Arkansas-based business consulting firm. John’s 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.

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Robert N. Lussier is Professor of Management at Springfield College. After teaching management courses for more than 25 years, he has developed innovative and widely copied methods for applying concepts and developing skills that can be used both personally and professionally. A prolific writer, Dr. Lussier has more than 350 publications to his credit, including the best-selling textbooks, Human Relations, Eighth Edition (McGraw-Hill), Leadership: Theory, Application, and Skill Development, Fourth Edition (South Western/Cengage), and Management Fundamentals, Fourth Edition (Cengage). He has published widely in leading academic journals. He 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 taught courses in Israel. His international experience also stretches to Namibia and South Africa.

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 faculty member at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for over 14 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 “The VMP Group,” a 20-member, Arkansas-based business consulting firm. John’s 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 start up and operation of dozens of Arkansas and California-based businesses and 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.

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Book Description SAGE Publications Inc, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 274 x 213 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, Skill Development is a core text for introductory HRM courses in departments of Management, Business, and secondarily, Education and Psychology (I/O Psych). As the subtitle states, this new text will present the important HRM concepts and functions, but will take the students to the next two levels in actually teaching students to apply the concepts through critical thinking and develop HRM skills they can use in their personal and professional lives. Planned Approach and Features Interactive presentation of material: Text material presents HRM concepts and functions followed by application material so that students can break up the reading while applying the concepts and getting feedback. The boxed items will not promote a passive reading of an example; they will engage the student to come up with an answer. Self-assessments within the chapters will also allow students to check their understanding as they go. This is especially helpful for the online learner.The text is broken into ochunkso so that the professor can present a concept with a short lecture, followed by interactive applications and skill-building exercises (discussed below and throughout the prospectus). Each section of the chapter has major heading with concepts with application material within that section. A note indicates when review questions, communications skills, and skill building exercises can be conducted, which are found at the end of the chapter. Applications: The text includes 6 types of applications. Skill Activities: The text includes 4 types of skill activities. Teamwork/Collaboration in Class: The applications can be discussed in groups, and the skill-building exercises are both individual and group based. Teamwork can be part of the course. The IM will include a discussion of how permanent teams can be used, along with a peer evaluation form to help eliminate the free-rider problem.Visual Learning: The text will be visual, with many exhibits, the IM includes PowerPoint slides, and there are video links available to adopters of HRM.oHow-too Orientation: The text will include behavior model steps for handling common HRM issues (i.e. coaching and discipline, and the exercises give clear instructions. The IM gives recommendations for exercises, with suggested times for each step.Assessment: Accrediting associations want assurance of learning and outcomes assessment. This text will be the first HRM package to include a test bank that covers application and skills questions to assess outcomes. The IM also includes an Introduction that discusses all the activities possible use and grading. Bookseller Inventory # BZV9781412992428

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