Supports the benefits of aligning human resource practice with organizational strategy is included.
Reflect innovative ideas being carried out in contemporary organizations.
Chapter 3 has been significantly revised to better reflect the competitive advantage that can be gained by developing a diverse workforce.
Video clips from CBS and BBC news utilize real world companies to illustrate human resource management concepts as outlined in the text.
Appendices expand on key HR resources such as Occupational Outlook for HR Managers and Specialists, Human Resource Certification Institute Bodies of Knowledge, Human Resource Planning Society Knowledge Areas, Major Employment Laws in the United States, Organizations of Interest to HR Students and Professionals, Journals Useful to HR Students and Professionals.