Human Resource Management, 5e

Managing Employees for Competitive Advantage

by Gowan, DeMarr, David

ISBN: 978-1-948426-45-9 | Copyright 2023

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Table of Contents (pg. i)
Chapter 1 Managing Employees for Competitive Advantage (pg. 3)
Chapter 2 Creating High-Performing HR Systems (pg. 43)
Chapter 3 Regulatory Issues (pg. 73)
Chapter 4 Job Design and Job Analysis (pg. 117)
Chapter 5 Workforce Planning (pg. 161)
Chapter 6 Recruitment (pg. 201)
Chapter 7 Selection (pg. 243)
Chapter 8 Learning and Development (pg. 291)
Chapter 9 Performance Management (pg. 341)
Chapter 10 Compensating Employees (pg. 383)
Chapter 11 Incentives and Rewards (pg. 423)
Chapter 12 Employee Benefits and Safety Programs (pg. 457)
Chapter 13 Labor Unions and Employee Management (pg. 505)
Chapter 14 International Human Resource Management (pg. 535)
Index (pg. 561)

Mary Gowan

MARY GOWAN is dean of the Mike Cottrell College of Business and professor of management at the University of North Georgia.  She previously served as business dean at James Madison University and at Elon University, and Associate Dean at George Washington University. Her Ph.D. is in business administration from the University of Georgia. Her extensive teaching, research, and consulting experience focuses on human resource management and organizational behavior, and includes international teaching and research. She is currently on the boards of the Southern Business Association of Administrators, Beta Gamma Sigma, and the North Georgia Community Foundation.  Previously, she served as a board member of the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation, the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management, and the Southern Management Association, along with a number of other nonprofit organizations. She has served on a number of journal editorial boards and published research focused on career transitions and related HR topics, and has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and numerous other HR related journals.

Beverly DeMarr

BEVERLY J. DEMARR is professor of management at Ferris State University. She received her doctorate in organizational behavior and human resource management from Michigan State University. She has been recognized multiple times for teaching excellence and currently teaches courses in human resource management, negotiation, compensation, and business ethics. She is the author of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution 2E (coauthored with Suzanne de Janasz) and has published articles in Personnel Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Human Relations, Public Personnel Management, and International Journal of Conflict Management. She is an active member of the Academy of Management and the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. She is a member of the Journal of Management Education editorial review board and was chair of the Academy of Management’s all-academy Teaching Theme Committee from 2016 to 2019. She served as a community mediator for more than 100 employment, civil rights, general civil, domestic relations (divorce, parenting time), and restorative justice (victim–offender) cases and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Westshore Dispute Resolution Center. She was also an elected union representative for eight years, negotiating labor contracts and representing constituents in a wide variety of disputes.

Jannifer David

JANNIFER GREGORY DAVID currently serves as the Interim Associate Dean of the Labovitz School of Business & Economics (LSBE) at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD). She taught as a human resource management faculty member in LSBE from 2001 to 2021. Her courses included undergraduate, graduate and certificate courses in human resource management including international HRM, employee staffing, employee training & development, and labor history in UMD’s University Honors programs. Her research streams consider the effects of contingent workers on the employment relationships of regular employees and how organizations can find and hire employees with work passion. Through this research, she aims to improve employment relationships and their outcomes for both organizations and employees. Her research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and been presented at conferences. Prior to joining UMD, she worked as a consultant for many years at Mercer HR Consulting. She earned her PhD in labor and industrial relations from Michigan State University.

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