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Human Resource Management in South Africa Paperback – June 1, 2010

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  • Paperback: 694 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA; 4th Revised edition edition (June 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1408019515
  • ISBN-13: 978-1408019511
  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.7 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,058,249 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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PART I: The Environment for Human Resources 1. The Foundation and Challenges of Human Resource Management 2. Human Resources and Technology 3. Managing Diversity and Regulatory Challenges PART II: Finding and Placing Qualified Workers 4. Strategic HR Planning and Research 5. Job Design and Job Analysis 6. Recruitment and Selection 7. Induction, Motivation and Retention 8. Internal Staffing and Career Management Issues PART III: Assessing and Developing Qualified Workers 9. Performance Management and Appraisal 10. Training and Development PART IV: Keeping Qualified Workers 11. Managing Compensation and Benefits 12. Health and Safety PART V: Labour Relations 13. The Union-Management relationship, Employee Discipline and Dismissal PART VI: Emerging HR Practices 14. Competency-based HR Management 15. Human Resource Management in Virtual Organisations 16. Human Resource Leadership 17. International Human Resource Management

About the Author

Dr. Carrell is Dean of the College of Business at Northern Kentucky University located in the greater Cincinnati area. He received his doctorate from the University of Kentucky, and MBA and B.A. in Economics from the University of Louisville. Most of his professional career has been spent in the Louisville area and has included positions as a personnel director and labor negotiator. These positions enabled him to build a sizable management consulting practice while teaching at the University of Louisville. In addition, he was elected to the City of Louisville Board of Aldermen for five terms, and served as President of the Board and Mayor Pro-tem for three terms. Dr. Carrell has held academic positions at California State University, Bakersfield; The University of Nebraska-Omaha, Marshall University, Morehead State University, and the University of Louisville. He has authored over 50 scholarly works in some of the leading management and human resource journals including The Academy of Management Journal, The Academy of Management Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, Personnel Journal, The Personnel Administrator, HR Magazine, Labor Law Journal, Business Forum, Personnel, The Journal of Accountancy and Training, and Public Personnel Management. Books published by Dr. Carrell are in the fields of collective bargaining and labor relations, organizational behavior, Human Resource Management, and negotiations. During his academic career he has received awards for both outstanding research and teaching. Dr. Carrell has been actively involved in AACSB for over twenty years and has served on accreditation peer review teams for both AACSB and SACS. He also served on the AACSB Visitation Committee and the AACSB Precandidacy Committee. In 2003 he served as Vice-President of the Mid-Continent East AACSB, and in 2004 he served as President of the Mid-Continent East AACSB. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

More About the Author

Dr. Michael R. Carrell has enjoyed academic and professional careers as personnel director, labor negotiator, mediator, author, city alderman and college professor. Currently he serves as the Founding Director of the Northern Kentucky University Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Center. Carrell was named a Regents Professor by Northern Kentucky University in 2013, the highest honor awarded a faculty member. In 2010 he received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as an author, negotiator, teacher and mediator in the field of human resourcement and labor relations. Prior his current appointment he served as dean of the NKU College of Business. Dr. Carrell was elected to the Louisville Board of Alderman (city council) for five terms and served as Mayor Pro-tem for three terms. Dr. Carrell has also received awards for teaching and research during his career. He has authored over twenty books and over fifty scholarly articles during his career and has lived and worked in Spain, Russia, California, Nebraska, and Kentucky.

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