Richard Heiser | Defining and Applying HRM in the Workplace

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Defining and Applying HRM in the Workplace has eleven chapters, each of which are written and designed for convenient delivery, ease of learning of material, and efficiency in referencing the contents. The chapters follow a uniform structure, each opening with chapter objectives, followed by the topic content and summary remarks, and closing with review materials, which include content questions, application exercises, and case study discussions. Following is a list of the textbook’s unit and chapter content.

INTRODUCTION

Workplace History
Defining Human Resource Management
About the Presentation

UNIT I: STAFFING PRACTICES AND OVERSIGHT

CHAPTER 1: BEGIN WITH THE WORK
Learning About Work
Common Categories of Work and Workers
Using Work Knowledge
Studying Work
The Formation of a Position
Writing Job Descriptions
Ancillary Information
Program Administration

CHAPTER 2: STAFFING METHODS AND CHOICES
Staffing Organizations
Preparation and Tools
The Process
Choosing Among Candidates
Uncommon Situations
Offers
Enrollment
Easing Integration

CHAPTER 3: DELIVER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Workplace Education
Newcomer Training (Orientation)
The Supervisor: A Central Figure
Training Supervisors
Occupational Education
Management Development
Tools and Instruments

UNIT II: PROVIDE FOR PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER 4: WORKPLACE ORGANIZATIONS
A View of Different Economic Sectors
A Framework
Elements of an Organization
The Rights and Roles of Workers and Managers
A Variety of HRM Priorities

CHAPTER 5: ENABLE WORKER PERFORMANCE
On Being a Good Place to Work
Employee-Employer Relationships: A Mix of Elements
Influential Researchers
The Conditions of Influence
The Manner of Management
The Role of Employee Communications
Action Programming
Conditions and Standards for Adoption

UNIT III: SUSTAIN AN ABLE WORKFORCE

CHAPTER 6: DELIVER PAY
Providing Employment Income
Planning for Pay
Common Methods of Pay
Organizing Pay Practices
Developing Pay Levels
Learning the Pay Market
Constructing Pay Guidelines
Pay Decisions
Administration

CHAPTER 7: BENEFITS FOR RECRUITING AND RETENTION
Considerations in Planning
Flexible and Free Time
Health Care
Survivors Insurance
Retirement and Deferred Income Plans
Ancillary Benefits
Non-financial Benefits
Communicating Benefit Value
Administration

CHAPTER 8: SAFEGUARD THE HUMAN RESOURCE
Workplace Health Threats
Resources
Regulations
OSHA Administration

UNIT IV: MANAGE LEGAL MATTERS

CHAPTER 9: ENDING THE RELATIONSHIP
An Overview of Separations
Voluntary Separations
Administrative (Without Fault) Separations
Involuntary Terminations
Dismissals
Monitoring Discharges
Managing the Meeting
Helping Employees Recover

CHAPTER 10: RECORDS, PRIVACY AND REPORTS
Contents of Records
Protecting Privacy
Administration
Reports

CHAPTER 11: LEGAL COMPLIANCE AND RISKS
The Role of Laws and Regulations
Illegal Discrimination
Notifications of Employees
Unions and Collective Action
Compensation Matters
Accommodations
Subjects of State Law
Legal Landmines
Risk Reduction Actions

LIST OF ACRONYMS

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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