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Human Resource Management, 3rd Edition by Brown Kenneth G., Stewart Greg L.

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Key Features

We have developed a number of pedagogical features for Human Resource Management: Linking Strategy to Practice, Third Edition, to support the strategic framework and enhance student interest and learning.

A MANAGER'S PERSPECTIVE AND A MANAGER'S PERSPECTIVE REVISITED

Each chapter opens with a real-life scenario describing a decision faced by an individual employee, manager, or human resource professional. These scenarios, labeled “A Manager's Perspective,” highlight the importance of strategic decision making and help students see exactly how the chapter material is relevant to their future careers. Each scenario ends with five thought questions designed to get students thinking about core concepts from the upcoming chapter. A section labeled “A Manager's Perspective Revisited” at the end of each chapter provides answers to the thought questions and once again emphasizes how the material covered in the chapter can help students build successful careers.

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BUILDING STRENGTH THROUGH HR

The opening section of each chapter includes a discussion that illustrates how a specific company has used the concepts discussed in the chapter to increase effectiveness. Trader Joe's, Southwest Airlines, Marriott, and General Electric are just a few of the firms included in these in-depth examinations of strategic HR. Each of the company descriptions ends with a “Building Strength Through ...

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