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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
People, Data, and Analytics



January 2020 | 536 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Fundamentals of Human Resource Management: People, Data, and Analytics provides a current, succinct, and interesting introduction to the world of HRM with a special emphasis on how data can help managers make better decisions about the people in their organizations. Authors Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan, David Caughlin, and Donald Truxillo use cutting-edge case studies and contemporary examples to illustrate key concepts and trends. A variety of exercises give students hands-on opportunities to practice their problem-solving, ethical decision-making, and data literacy skills. Non-HR majors and HR majors alike will learn best practices for managing talent in today’s ever-evolving workplace.


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Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Part I: HRM in Context
 
Chapter 1: Human Resource Management
Learning Objectives

 
Defining Human Resource Management

 
HRM Matters

 
Macro Changes and HRM

 
The Profession of HRM

 
 
Chapter 2: Strategic HRM, Data-Driven Decision Making, and HR Analytics
Learning Objectives

 
Defining Strategy

 
Linking Strategy With HRM: Strategic HRM

 
Strategic HRM, Data-Driven Decision Making, and HR Analytics

 
How Does a System of HR Practices Influence Organizational Outcomes?

 
HR Analytics and the Scientific Process

 
HR Analytics Success

 
 
Chapter 3: Data Management and Human Resource Information Systems
Learning Objectives

 
Managing Data

 
Data Management and HRIS Opportunities

 
Challenges for Data Management and HRIS

 
Developing a Human Resource Information System

 
Implementing a Human Resource Information System

 
 
Chapter 4: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Laws
Learning Objectives

 
Challenges and Benefits of Managing Diversity Effectively

 
An Overview of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws

 
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

 
Additional Antidiscrimination Acts and Protections

 
Diversity and Inclusion in the Age of HR Analytics

 
 
Chapter 5: The Analysis and Design of Work
Learning Objectives

 
The Analysis of Work and Its Critical Role in HR Practice

 
Collecting Job Analysis Data

 
Specific Job Analysis Methods and Approaches

 
Designing Jobs to Enhance Motivation, Attitudes, Well-Being, and Performance

 
Flexible Work Arrangements

 
 
Part II: Managing Across the Talent Life Cycle
 
Chapter 6: Workforce Planning and Recruitment
Learning Objectives

 
Understanding the Labor Landscape

 
The Recruiting Process

 
Stages of Recruitment

 
Recruiting for Diversity

 
Recruitment Results: Evaluating Effectiveness and Metrics

 
 
Chapter 7: Selection Processes and Procedures
Learning Objectives

 
Setting the Stage for Selection: Job Analysis, Recruitment, and Legal Issues

 
Data-Driven Decision Criteria for Choosing Selection Procedures: Reliability, Validity, and Utility

 
Selection Procedures

 
Emerging Issues in Selection

 
Applicant Reactions to Selection Methods and Procedures

 
Deployment of Selection Procedures

 
 
Chapter 8: Training, Development, and Careers
Learning Objectives

 
Training Needs Assessment

 
Enhancing Learning

 
Training Methods

 
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Training Programs

 
Career Development and Management

 
 
Chapter 9: Performance Management
Learning Objectives

 
What Is Performance Management?

 
Design Features of Performance Management Systems

 
Conducting Fair Performance Reviews

 
Improving the Effectiveness of Performance Management

 
Teaching Managers How to Be Good Coaches and Build Trust

 
 
Chapter 10: Managing Employee Separations and Retention
Learning Objectives

 
Understanding and Managing Employee Separations

 
Voluntary Turnover

 
Managing Employee Retention

 
Involuntary Turnover: Dismissals

 
Involuntary Turnover: Layoffs

 
 
Part III: Reward Systems
 
Chapter 11: Rewarding Employees
Learning Objectives

 
Pay as a Reward

 
Developing a Pay Structure

 
Pay as a Motivator

 
Pay-for-Performance Programs

 
Challenges and Opportunities of Reward Systems

 
 
Chapter 12: Managing Benefits
Learning Objectives

 
Benefits as Rewards

 
Legally Required Benefits

 
Voluntary Benefits

 
Administering Benefits Programs

 
Communicating Benefits Programs

 
 
Part IV: Special Topics in HR
 
Chapter 13: Employee and Labor Relations
Learning Objectives

 
Factors Influencing Employee Relations

 
Organizational Policies and Procedures

 
The Labor Movement

 
The Collective Bargaining Process

 
Failure to Reach an Agreement

 
 
Chapter 14: Employee Safety, Well-Being, and Wellness
Learning Objectives

 
The Role of HRM in Worker Safety and Health

 
Workplace Safety

 
Workplace Stress

 
Employee Wellness Programs

 
Total Worker Health™: An Integrated Approach to Worker Well-Being

 
 
Chapter 15: Opportunities and Challenges in International HRM
Learning Objectives

 
Global Transfer of HR Practices

 
Important Considerations When Transferring HR Practices Across Borders

 
Managing HR Globally

 
Motivating, Rewarding, and Managing Expatriates

 
Alternatives to Long-Term Relocation Assignments

 
 
Appendix A: Cases
 
Appendix B: Data Analytics Exercises
 
Glossary
 
Notes
 
Index

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Key features
KEY FEATURES:
  • Integrated coverage of ethics, diversity, technology, small and medium sized businesses, legal issues, and data and analytics prepare students to thrive in the modern workplace.
  • A chapter on Data Management and Human Resource Information Systems unpacks the increasingly important role of data in today's workplace. 
  • 15 real-world case studies bring material to life and give students a glimpse into HR practices at a variety of organizations including Google, Igloo, USWNT, Pinterest, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Mercy Corps.
  • HR in Action features at the beginning of each chapter help set the stage for students about why the topic matters to HRM.
  • Optional Data and Analytics Exercises provide students with step-by-step guidance for completing basic data analysis in Excel and allows them to engage in relationship management, leadership and navigation, and consultation for organizational decision makers identified in the exercises.
  • End-of-chapter exercises focus on decision-making and ethics. 

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