Byars and Rue's, "Human Resource Management, 7/e", emphasizes the theoretical and practical aspects of HRM. The theoretical material is presented throughout the text and highlighted via a marginal glossary. The practical aspects of HRM are presented through lively and pedagogically effective examples placed throughout the text, as well as in the end-of-chapter materials. The new edition reflects changes in the business world in general, and the HRM function within organizations, since the previous edition was published.
Part IResource Management: Present and Future Chapter 2 Information Technology for Human Resources Chapter 3 Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment Chapter 4 Implementing Equal Employment Opportunity Part II: Staffing the Organization Chapter 5 Job Analysis and Job Design Chapter 6 Human Resource Planning Chapter 7 Recruiting Employees Chapter 8 Selecting Employees Section III Training and Developing Employees Chapter 9 Orientation and Employee Training Chapter 10 Management and Organizational Development Chapter 11 Career Development Chapter 12 Performance Appraisal Systems Section IV Compensating Employees Chapter 13 The Organizational Reward System Chapter 14 Base Wage and Salary System Chapter 15 Incentive Pay Systems Chapter 16 Employee Benefits Section V Understanding Unions Chapter 17 The Legal Environment and Structure of Labor Unions Chapter 18 Union Organizing Campaigns and Collective Bargaining Chapter 19 Employee Relations Chapter 20 Employee Safety and Health