This book contains comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human resource management and is primarily directed towards public schools, but is also suitable for all organizations---corporate business and small companies, municipalities, and non-profit associations. The main topics include succession planning, succession planning, recruiting, hiring, orientation, mentoring, leading, motivating, laws and policies, appraising, compensating, collective bargaining, and terminating. The information and strategies are practical and useful techniques that can be used by any human resource professional or leaders, or graduate human resource and collective bargaining student who desire to optimize human resources.
There are practical strategies for human resources planning, extensive examples for developing strategic plans, and a comprehensive description of Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission laws and executive orders. The topic of building collaboration and disciplining employees are cover in chapter five. Other areas include managing conflict, and terminating employees. Several practical examples and forms are also provided, and the chapters concludes with a comprehensive case study.
The last chapter includes the area of managing human resources, core competencies of human resource professionals, conducting audits, creating efficiencies, position control, and
technology. Several process mapping and technology checklists are included. Several illustrations and a comprehensive case study are included at the end of the chapter.
Daniel R. Tomal, Ph.D.is a Distinguished Professor of Leadership at Concordia University Chicago teaching human resource management and leadership. He has authored over twenty books, two hundred studies and articles. He is a former vice president, teacher, and consultant.
Craig Schilling is a Professor of Leadership at Concordia University Chicago, speaker, consultant, and former school administrator. The focus of his research and writing is on managing resources for optimizing student performance.
R. E. Everett, Ph.D.
Chapter 1- Human Resources Planning
Chapter 2- Recruitment and Selection
Chapter 3- Mentoring, Professional Development, and Evaluating
Chapter 4- Leading and Motivating Employees
Chapter 5- Building Collaboration and Disciplining Employees
Chapter 6- Benefits and Compensation
Chapter 7- Unions and Collective Bargaining
Chapter 8- Managing References
About the Authors
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An excellent book on human resource management and collective bargaining for all school administrators and graduate students in school leadership.