Applied Human Resource Management
Strategic Issues and Experiential Exercises
- Kenneth M. York - Oakland University, USA
Human Resource Development
- covers critical issues in the effective management of human resources, which can be used for class discussions, or be given as homework problems, or used as essay questions on tests.
- presents students with a situation where they can apply an HRM concept or principle to a new situation, which can be used as in-class exercises, or for self-study
- provides experiential exercises, giving students an opportunity to learn by doing, which can be used again as in-class or out-of-class exercises
This is book was very essential in providing a very practical platform to conceptualise HR theories and key concepts. The case studies were particularly relevant in providing diverse contexts was understanding the role and relationship between HR and modern day organizations.
Good practical guide to strategic HRM practice
Book does not really match the course content
Applied Human Resource Management provides comprehensive coverage of HR topics. The assignment mix provides various means through which students can develop their understanding, and ability to apply, HR theory. The text is well written and very accessible to undergraduate students. The price makes it feasible to adopt supplementary texts.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 2 - Equal Employment Opportunity
Chapter 7 - Training and Developing Employees