Cengage Advantage Books: Human Resource Management: Essential Perspectives (Foundations Series in Management)

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Human Resource Management: Essential Perspectives, 3e offers practical coverage of basic HR concepts and practices, including the review of important laws and regulations as well as an overview of information that is commonly used by human resource professionals. This shortened version of the extremely successful Human Resource Management offers concise, streamlined content that is easy to use and moderately priced. Its focused coverage is ideal for individuals preparing for HR certification exams, Directors of HR and instructors who are seeking basic yet comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of HR concepts and practices. The text is presented in a format that is logical for numerous industries and professional organizations. Overviews, Internet resources, additional information, and suggested readings in every chapter provide users with synopses of every topic as well as direction on where to learn more. The global aspect of HR Management is addressed as it applied in other countries. Future managers learn lessons that they can apply domestically and around the globe.

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Dr. Robert L. Mathis is professor emeritus of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Born and raised in Texas, he received his BBA and MBA from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado. At UNO, he has received the "Excellence in Teaching" award. Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles covering a variety of topics. He also has held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and served as president of the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). In addition, he is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HRCI. He has had extensive consulting experiences with organizations of all sizes and in a variety of areas. Firms assisted have been in the telecommunications, telemarketing, financial, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and utility industries. Dr. Mathis has extensive specialized consulting experience in establishing or revising compensation plans for small- and medium-sized firms. Internationally, he has consulting and training experience with organizations in Australia, Lithuania, Romania, Moldova, and Taiwan.

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.

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