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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management - Vantage Digital Option

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management - Vantage Digital Option
Functions, Applications, and Skill Development

Second Edition

April 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 978-1-0718-2904-2

About Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, Second Edition

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management 
helps students of all majors build the skills they need to recruit, select, train, and develop employees. Best-selling authors Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon explore the important strategic function HR plays in today's organizations. A wide variety of applications, self-assessments, and experiential exercises keep students engaged and help them see the relevancy of HR as they learn skills they can use in their personal and professional lives. 

About Fundamentals of Human Resource Management - Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition


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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management by Robert N. Lussier and John R. Hendon helps students of all majors build the skills they need to recruit, select, train, and develop employees. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management – Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition delivers trusted content from Lussier and Hendon's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers easy course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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Chapter 1 • Today’s Human Resource Management Process
Chapter 2 • Strategy-Driven Human Resource Management
Chapter 3 • The Legal Environment
Chapter 4 • Workforce Planning: Job Analysis, Design, and Employment Forecasting
Chapter 5 • Recruiting Job Candidates
Chapter 6 • Selecting New Employees
Chapter 7 • Training, Learning, Talent Management, and Development
Chapter 8 • Performance Management and Appraisal
Chapter 9 • Employee Rights and Labor Relations
Chapter 10 • Compensation Management
Chapter 11 • Employee Incentives and Benefits
Chapter 12 • Workplace Safety, Health, and Security
Chapter 13 • Ethics, Sustainability, Diversity, and Inclusion
Chapter 14 • Global Issues for Human Resource Managers


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  • Updated to reflect the 2016 SHRM standards along with new cases, examples, and references throughout.        
  • 13 new case studies and new coverage of the agile workplace, generational differences, gamification, social media, and diversity and inclusion.       
  • Through the use of our applied skills features, students learn how to stay current in the HR laws, regulations, and trends to successfully apply that information on the job.      
  • Addresses ethics in more depth throughout the book.      
  • Emphasizes the changing nature of work in today’s business world.        
  • Includes more coverage of data analytics.        
  • Updated and revised Work Applications, Skill Builders, and Self Assessments.        
  • Expands upon the benefits of diverse organizations.  
  • Five types of application activities engage students in active learning while developing their critical thinking skills. ·       
  • Four types of skill development activities build and improve a variety of skills students can use both in their personal and professional lives.       
  • A chapter on Organizational Ethics, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility discusses how HR managers can help create ethical, socially responsible organizations.       
  • Trends and Issues in HRM introduce students to cutting-edge thinking and thought-provoking research followed a presentation of the mainstream topics for students to contrast a variety of viewpoints and develop their critical thinking skills.       
  • Case studies encourage students to practice using the skills they have learned.        
  • Covering 67% of the SHRM curriculum guidebook "undergraduate required" items, the text gives the student the ability to successfully manage others in today's work environment.  

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