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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, 3rd Edition

By Gary Dessler

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 4, 2013


Directed primarily toward undergraduate courses in human resource management, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management covers a wide range of HR topics and shows readers the importance of human resource management within the restraints of a compact semester. Offering a wealth of functional examples and applications, this text emphasizes the notion that all managers need basic human resource management skills.


This edition is the first text on the market to build its core around the talent management process—which the author defines as the goal-oriented and integrated process of planning, recruiting, developing, managing, and compensating employees.


Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below:


013335508X / 9780133355086 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management Plus MyManagementLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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0132994909 / 9780132994903 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

0133020215 / 9780133020212 MyManagementLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Table of Contents


1. Managing Human Resources Today

2. Managing Equal Opportunity and Diversity

3. Human Resource Strategy and Analysis



4. Job Analysis and Talent Management

5. Personnel Planning and Recruiting

6. Selecting Employees



7. Training and Developing Employees

8. Performance and Talent Management

9. Managing Employee Turnover, Engagement, and Careers



10. Developing Compensation Plans

11. Pay for Performance and Employee Benefits



12. Ethics, Employee Relations, and Fair Treatment at Work

13. Working with Unions and Resolving Disputes

14. Improving Occupational Safety, Health, and Risk Management



Module A. Managing HR Globally

Module B. Managing Human Resources in Small and Entrepreneurial Firms

Appendix A. PHR and SPHR Knowledge Base

Appendix B. Comprehensive Cases


Name/Organization Index

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Package ISBN-13: 9780134092539

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  • Interpretive Simulations Access Code Card Group B
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    Gary Dessler

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ISBN-10: 0-13-299490-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-299490-3

Format: Alternate Binding

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