Fundamentals Of Human Resource Management: Content, Competencies And Applications is a comprehensive reference book covering the fundamental human resource management skills.
Summary Of The Book
Gary Dessler’s Fundamentals Of Human Resource Management: Content, Competencies And Applications is a complete book designed for students of human resource management courses. It provides a detailed introduction to all the vital fundamentals of human resource management skills. The author has included a thorough coverage of the entire HR body in this book to provide information on HR content, its competencies and its applications.
The book offers content on assessing the effectiveness of the employer's human resource management processes. It is categorized into five parts that are further divided into fourteen easy-to understand chapters. The book’s material is accompanied with significant research findings and practical examples. Various examples showcasing the methods to make the most of HR tools and concepts, so as to add value for employers, are elucidated here.
One of the salient features of this book is that it provides contextually relevant text designed with Indian examples. The first part of the book provides a basic Introduction of the concerned subject. This part provides in-depth coverage on how to handle human resources in the present scenario. It describes mergers and acquisitions, and along with that explains strategic human resource management. The second part informs readers about selecting employees, recruiting and personnel planning, and training.
The third part is about compensating and appraising employees and the fourth part talks about labor and employee relations, where the author explains about employee rights, ethics improving occupational safety, and resolving disputes and working with unions. The last section of the book deals with certain specific issues in Human Resource Management. It includes three chapters, which are on Managing Human Resources in Entrepreneurial Firms, Measuring and Improving HR Management's Results, and Managing HR Globally.
Students can prepare well for the field of human resource management with the help of Fundamentals Of Human Resource Management: Content, Competencies And Applications. Several functional examples and numerous applications are included in this book for better understanding.
About Gary Dessler
Gary Dessler is an author of various popular reference books. He has authored Human Resource Management, Management: Leading People and Organizations in the 21st Century, and Essentials of Human Resource Management.
Gary Dessler works as a professor of Business at Florida International University's College of Business Administration in Miami. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Science from New York University. Later, he did his Master’s from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Bernard M. Baruch School of Business of the City University of New York. He is a researcher and a prolific writer, and used to write a column for the Miami Herald. Moreover, besides books, he has also written various articles.