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Managing Human Resources,
18th Edition

Scott Snell, Shad Morris

ISBN-13: 9780357033814 | ISBN-10: 0357033817

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 672 pages

List Price USD $188.95

Overview

PRODUCT ONLY AVAILABLE WITHIN CENGAGE UNLIMITED. Snell/Morris/Bohlander's market-leading MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES builds on a foundation of research and theory with an inviting, practical framework that focuses on critical HR issues and practices. More than 500 memorable examples from a variety of real organizations illustrate key points and connect concepts to current HR practice. Fresh examples throughout the seventeenth edition spotlight the latest developments and critical trends, while hands-on applications focus on practical tips and suggestions. Demonstrating how HR impacts both individuals and organizations, this resource helps students learn to think like managers -- and develop competencies that will enable them to succeed in their future careers.

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Meet the Authors

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Scott A. Snell is the E. Thayer Bigelow Professor of Business Administration at Darden School of Business, where he teaches courses in Leadership and Strategic Management. Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2007, Scott was professor and director of executive education at Cornell University's Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies, and a professor of management in the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University. Scott's research focuses on strategic human resource management. He was recently listed among the top 150 most-cited scholars in the field of management. He has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies in the United States and Europe to align investments in talent and strategic capability. Scott is co-author of four books: Managing Human Resources, Management: Leading and Collaborating in a Competitive World, M: Management and Managing People and Knowledge in Professional Service Firms. Scott has served on the boards of: the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, the Academy of Management's Human Resource Division, the Human Resource Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Review.

Shad Morris teaches courses in human resource management and international business. Prior to joining the Marriott School in 2013, Shad was an assistant professor of management and human resources at The Ohio State University and has held appointments at the Sloan School of Management at MIT, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, and SKK Graduate School of Business in South Korea. Shad's research focuses on strategic human resource management in a global environment. He has worked for the World Bank, Management Systems International, and Alcoa. He is the recipient of the International HRM Scholarly Research Award from the Academy of Management and is currently a Faculty Fellow at Cambridge University's Centre for International Human Resource Management. In addition, Shad currently serves on the board of the International Journal of Human Resource Management and is a founding editor of the Journal of Microfinance.

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Table of Contents

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Learning Path:

Self-Assessment Activity - These activities help increase student engagement in management. These activities introduce chapter content in a way that allows students to reflect on their own opinions and personalities, making the chapter content more relevant to students.

Chapter Reading- This is where the core text content lives. It is an interactive e-book with integrated tools for students and instructors. This includes interactive figures that help bring concepts to life.
Students can search, jump to sections, highlight, take notes, have the text read aloud, define words and more

Assignment- Students start to “think like managers” after completing this exercise. 88% of instructors say these homework assignments lead to higher grades. (Cengage Learning, 2013)
Questions progress students through the following levels:

CONNECT – connect management concepts to real-world organizations

PERFORM – show what a manager would do in a given situation

LEAD – analyze complex situations and find solutions.

Videos- Detailed animations teach core concepts with narrated audio as well as video vingettes highlighting real businesses and issues they face related to Human Resources Management concepts. Students gain understanding from alternative media-rich explanations of core concepts.

Quiz- Multiple choice questions that test students on terminology, key concepts, and applied managerial problems

Study Tools- Flashcards for studying, and practice quizzes that don’t count towards their grades.

You Make The Decision- These NEW activities put students in the shoes of a manager and challenge them to think critically about the decisions they need to make. Students will experience the outcome of their decisions allowing them to experience what it’s like to act like a manager in the real world.

Integrated Cases Assignments- Open-ended questions following short cases from the core text help students synthesize multiple learning outcomes and concepts to real-world scenarios and improve critical thinking skills. Assignment grading is easy within MindTap and link directly to grade book for submission and organization of scores.

Experiential Exercise Assignments- Group projects and role play activities powered by YouSeeU allow students to work together online; they can create videos, documents, and even meet virtually- all to help improve their management skills. Exercises include rubrics to easily facilitate grading.


Preface.
Part I: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN PERSPECTIVE.
1. The Challenge of Human Resources Management.
2. Strategy and Human Resources Planning.
Part II: MEETING HUMAN RESOURCES REQUIREMENTS.
3. Equal Employment Opportunity and Human Resources Management.
4. Job Analysis and Job Design.
Part III: DEVELOPING EFFECTIVENESS IN HUMAN RESOURCES.
5. Expanding the Talent Pool: Recruitment and Careers.
6. Employee Selection.
7. Training and Development.
8. Performance Management and the Employee Appraisal Process.
Part IV: IMPLEMENTING COMPENSATION AND SECURITY.
9. Managing Compensation.
10. Pay-for-Performance: Incentive Rewards.
11. Employee Benefits.
12. Promoting Safety and Health.
Part V: ENHANCING EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT RELATIONS.
13. Employee Rights and Discipline.
14. The Dynamics of Labor Relations.
Part VI: EXPANDING HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT HORIZONS.
15. International Human Resources Management.
16. Creating High-Performance Work Systems.
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