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Human Resource Information Systems

Human Resource Information Systems
Basics, Applications, and Future Directions

Fifth Edition
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September 2020 | 552 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions is a one-of-a-kind book that provides a thorough introduction to the field of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and shows how organizations today can leverage HRIS to make better people decisions and manage talent more effectively. Unlike other texts that overwhelm students with technical information and jargon, this revised Fifth Edition offers a balanced approach in dealing with HR issues and IT/IS issues by drawing from experts in both areas. It includes the latest research and developments in the areas of HRIS justification strategies, HR technology, big data, and artificial intelligence. Numerous examples, best practices, discussion questions, and case studies, make this book the most student-friendly and current text on the market.  


Part I Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS): The Backbone of Modern HR
Richard D. Johnson, Kevin Carlson
Chapter 1 The Evolution of HRM and HRIS
Michael D. Bedell, Michael L. Canniff
Chapter 2 Systems Considerations and the Design of HRIS
Lisa M. Plantamura, Richard D. Johnson
Chapter 3 The Systems Development Life Cycle and HRIS Needs Analysis
Part II Managing HRIS Implementations
Richard D. Johnson, James H. Dulebohn
Chapter 4 System Design and Acquisition
Richard D. Johnson, Michael J. Kavanagh
Chapter 5 Change Management and System Implementation
Kevin D. Carlson, Michael J. Kavanagh
Chapter 6 Cost Justifying HRIS Investments
Linda C. Isenhour and Christopher J. Hartwell
Chapter 7 HR Administration and HRIS
Part III Electronic Human Resource Management (eHRM)
Richard D. Johnson and Michael J. Kavanagh
Chapter 8 Talent Management & HR Planning
Kimberly M.Lukaszewski and David N. Dickter
Chapter 9 Recruitment and Selection in an Internet Context
Ralf Burbach and Steven D. Charlier
Chapter 10 Training and Development
Charles H. Fay and Hadi El-Farr
Chapter 11 Rewarding Employees and HRIS
HuubRuël& Tanya Bondarouk
Chapter 12 Strategic Considerations in HRIS
Part IV Advanced HRIS Applications and Future Trends
Michael J. Kavanagh, Miguel R. Olivas-Luján
Chapter 13 HRIS and International HRM
Kevin D. Carlson and Michael J. Kavanagh
Chapter 14 HR Metrics and Workforce Analytics
HumayunZafar and Dianna L. Stone
Chapter 15 HRIS Privacy and Security
Stephanie L. Black and Andrew F. Johnson
Chapter 16 The Role of Social Media in HR
Richard D. Johnson and Kevin Carlson
Chapter 17 The Future of HRIS


Instructor Resource Site


SAGE edge for instructors supports your teaching by making it easy to integrate quality content and create a rich learning environment for students with:

·         a password-protected site for complete and protected access to all text-specific instructor resources; 

·         test banks that provide a diverse range of ready-to-use options that save you time. You can also easily edit any question and/or insert your own personalized questions;

·         editable, chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides that offer complete flexibility for creating a multimedia presentation for your course;

·         lecture notes that summarize key concepts by chapter to help you prepare for lectures and class discussions; and

·         suggested answers to in-text discussion questions serve as an essential reference.

Student Resource Site
Student Study Site

Our Student Study Site is completely open-access and offers a wide range of additional features:

  • Mobile-friendly eFlashcards reinforce understanding of key terms and concepts that have been outlined in the chapters.
Key features

 New to This Edition

  • A new chapter on HRIS strategy discusses the strategic considerations when adopting HRIS and how an HRIS can support HR and organizational strategy.
  • Updated Industry Briefs where industry leaders briefly discuss the importance of the chapter’s topic and how it plays out in their firm or industry
  • New and expanded coverage of key trends such as HRIS justification strategies, HR technology, big data, and artificial intelligence is included.

Key Features

  • Features case studies and vignettes to provide students with a real-world, problem-solving perspectives.
  • Includes the latest research on HRIS used to better inform best practices for implementing, deploying, and maximizing a successful HRIS.
  • Links HR concepts to technology and demonstrates how HR professionals can apply these practices to their day-to-day functions.
  • Includes an organizational system template, offering a holistic picture of different HRIS to show how these systems, used in conjunction, can contribute to a firm’s success. 

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ISBN: 9781544396743