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Human Resource Management,
16th Edition

Sean Valentine, Patricia Meglich, Robert L. Mathis, John H. Jackson

ISBN-13: 9780357033852 | ISBN-10: 035703385x

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 736 pages

List Price USD $188.95

Overview

Prepare for HR and career success with the book that has set the standard for excellence in human resource management. Valentine/Meglich/Mathis/Jackson's HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 16E offers today's most current look at HRM and its impact on the success of organizations today. A leading resource in preparing for professional HR certification, this edition ensures you are familiar with all major topics for professional examinations from the Society for Human Resource Management and Human Resource Certification Institute. You examine the latest HR research as well as HR theory in contemporary practice. This edition highlights emerging trends driving change in HRM today, including technology, globalization, competencies and HR metrics. Accompanying MindTap digital resources offer a personalized, online learning platform with a tailored presentation created by your instructor. MindTap's Learning Path Navigator guides you in completing reading assignments, annotating readings, finishing homework and checking your understanding with quizzes and assessments.

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Meet the Authors

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Dr. Sean R. Valentine is professor of management and the Robert Page Endowed Professor of Leadership and Ethics at the University of North Dakota. Originally from Texas, he received a B.S. in management/human resources from Park University, a B.S. in hotel, restaurant and tourism management from New Mexico State University, an M.B.A. in business administration from Texas State University, and a D.B.A. in management from Louisiana Tech University. He was employed in the hospitality industry for many years and served as an officer in the Army National Guard. During his academic career, Dr. Valentine published more than 75 articles in journals such as Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, Contemporary Accounting Research and Behavioral Research in Accounting. His primary research and teaching interests include human resource management, business ethics and organizational behavior. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work, and he has consulted with a variety of organizations on numerous management and business matters.

Dr. Patricia A. Meglich is professor of management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Born and raised in Ohio, she earned her B.S.B.A. from Bowling Green State University, her M.B.A. from Cleveland State University and her Ph.D. from Kent State University. Prior to entering academia, she spent 20 years as the human resources director for an automotive supplier, where she designed and implemented talent management programs and participated in numerous acquisitions and business process reengineering initiatives. Dr. Meglich has been active in professional activities with SHRM and was awarded the national SHRM Award for Professional Excellence. She is certified SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, such as Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Personnel Review. She has developed several learning modules and course materials for SHRM and has received a number of teaching awards at UNO. She serves as a visiting professor at the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and the Management Center of Innsbruck (Austria). Dr. Meglich is committed to bridging research to the practice of HR and ensuring that HR professionals have timely, relevant information needed to lead their organizations to success.

Dr. Robert L. Mathis is Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Dr. Mathis has co-authored several books and published numerous articles. He held national offices in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

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.

  • FULLY UPDATED MINDTAP COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM COMBINES ALL DIGITAL ASSETS TO IMPROVE STUDENT OUTCOMES. A personalized learning path presents readings, multimedia, activities, assignments and assessments to power student engagement. Students connect, perform and lead as MindTap resources encourage students to think like HR professionals.
  • NEW "HR HIGHLIGHT" BOXES ILLUSTRATES SPECIFIC HR ISSUES AND PRACTICES. Students examine particular key challenges in HR management today and how to implement solutions.
  • COMPLETELY UPDATED END-OF-CHAPTER CASES PLACE STUDENTS AMIDST THE CHALLENGES OF HR TODAY. All cases have been significantly updated to give students the opportunity to examine today's real HR problems and developing situations within actual organizations.
  • UPDATED "HR HEADLINE" OPENING VIGNETTES REFLECT TODAY'S LATEST BEST PRACTICES. All opening vignettes immediately engage readers with intriguing, current events. Students learn how actual contemporary organizations design and implement their HR practices to drive results and create a positive work climate for employees.
  • NEW LEADERSHIP AND STRATEGY ICONS IDENTIFY KEY INFORMATION. These helpful icons throughout this edition save time for you and your students as they clearly indicate and draw special attention to where this key information is covered in the text.
  • MORE SUCCINCT CHAPTER ON COMPENSATION COMBINES CONTENT FROM TWO PREVIOUS CHAPTERS. This streamlined approach to compensation focuses on the issues that are most relevant to new HR practitioners or line managers.
  • NEW CHAPTER ON GLOBAL HRM HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE ON HR TODAY. Students closely examine the importance of international commerce today as well as its impact on managing people.
  • "HR COMPETENCIES AND APPLICATIONS" FEATURES ILLUSTRATE THE PRACTICALITY AND RELEVANCE OF WHAT STUDENTS ARE LEARNING. Students clearly see how various HR concepts apply or impact the workplace. This HR professional focus highlights competencies in business leaders and links these to specific HR competencies on the SHRM competency framework.
  • "HR ETHICS" AND "HR PERSPECTIVE" FEATURES HIGHLIGHT ETHICAL CHALLENGES AND CURRENT HR DILEMMAS. Students examine issues that today's HR and business professionals face with these examples of diversity, ethics, research, international challenges and company practices. “HR Highlight” features explore specific HR issues and practices in depth to help you to more easily teach this content.
  • FULLY UPDATED MINDTAP COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM COMBINES ALL DIGITAL ASSETS TO IMPROVE STUDENT OUTCOMES. A personalized learning path presents readings, multimedia, activities, assignments and assessments to power student engagement. Students connect, perform and lead as MindTap resources encourage students to think like HR professionals.
  • THOROUGHLY UPDATED COVERAGE PREPARES INDIVIDUALS FOR PROFESSIONAL EXAM SUCCESS. A leading resource in preparing for professional HR certification, this text addresses all major topics for the various professional examinations given by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Certification Institute.
  • "HR HEADLINE" OPENING VIGNETTES INTRODUCE CURRENT EVENTS. These unique and engaging depictions of challenges and situations drawn from business today introduce each chapter and demonstrate how events are affected or arise from HR. These concise examples illustrate the chapter's topics as they highlight contemporary HR problems, situations or practices from actual organizations.

Table of Contents

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1. Human Resource Management in Organizations.
2. Human Resource Strategy and Planning.
3. Equal Employment Opportunity.
4. Workforce, Jobs, and Job Analysis.
5. Individual/Organization Relations and Retention.
6. Recruiting High-Quality Talent.
7. Selecting Human Resources.
8. Training Human Resources.
9. Talent, Careers, and Development.
10. Performance Management and Appraisal.
11. Total Rewards and Compensation.
12. Managing Employee Benefits.
13.Risk Management and Worker Protection..
14. Employee Rights and Responsibilities.
15. Union/Management Relations.
16. Global Human Resource Management.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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