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Future of Human Resource Management: 64 Thought Leaders Explore the Critical HR Issues of Today and Tomorrow

 

The Future of Human Resource Management: 64 Thought Leaders Explore the Critical HR Issues of Today and Tomorrow
Edited by Mike Losey, Sue Meisinger, and Dave Ulrich

 

 

2005, 400 pages, Hardcover
ISBN: 0471677914
SHRMStore Item #: 61.15001

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Human Resources is an increasingly vital area in any organization, responsible for hiring, training, and rewarding the talent that creates competitive advantage and organizational growth. HR professionals must stay abreast of changes in the field in order to prepare for the future. This follow-up to the best-selling Tomorrow's HR Management presents the thinking of the largest group of human resource and related management practice experts ever assembled. Sixty-four educators, consultants, and practitioners offer their very best thinking on the critical HR issues of today and tomorrow, distilling their knowledge into clear, concise essays.

Co-published with John Wiley & Sons.

Read an Excerpt. 

 

 Praise for the Book

 

“…ideal for the busy practitioner and the book-weary student alike…a one-stop study guide to the most up-to-date HR thinking…” (Personnel Today, 25 October 2005)

“…a thought-provoking skim across the surface of HR…” (Public Servant, 29 July 2005)

 

 Brief Table of Contents

 

Introduction

Section I: Understanding and Managing People

Section II: Invest in the Next Generation of Human Resource Professionalism

Section III: Learn to Master and Play New Roles

Section IV: Discern, Create, and Adapt Culture to Business Conditions

Section V: Rethink Organizations as Capabilities, Not Structures

Section VI: See HR as a Decision Science and Bring Discipline to It

Section VII: Create Mutually Collaborative Ventures

Section VIII: Responding to Social Expectations and Public Policy and the Renewed Importance of Ethics

Section IX: Live Globally, Act Locally

Conclusion

Index

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 About the Editors

 

Michael R. Losey, SPHR, is President of MikeLosey.com, former President and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, and former President of the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations.

Susan Meisinger, SPHR, Esq., is the former President & CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, former U.S. Deputy Under Secretary of Labor, and former General Secretariat for the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations.

Dave Ulrich, Ph.D., is a professor at the and renowned expert in management education. He is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen books, including HR Competencies: Mastery at the Intersection of People and Business.