Human resource management is a vital function of any organization, at the nexus of business practice, psychology, and law. This one-of-a-kind and all-in-one print and online encyclopedia offers access to information on all manner of topics and issues related to the "people" side of business.Volume 1 covers an A-Z spectrum of all the key topics and issues related to human resource management, labor, and workplace policy. Volume 2 features hundreds of model employment forms, customizable or reproducible and compliant with current regulations. Volume 3 provides a summary of Employment Law, Labor Relations, and Human Resources Laws and Practices from over 250 countries, including key primary documents and links to citations to law in the natural language of the country. For students, researchers, and educators, the Encyclopedia will be a first stop on the way to more in-depth research. For entrepreneurs, managers, and employees, it will serve as an essential introduction and practical guide. For professionals in human resource management, it will be a handy reference.
William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, professor of Workforce Education and Development, Department of Learning and Performance Systems, Pennsylvania State University and president of Rothwell and Associates, Inc. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of over 60 books and hundreds of articles and book chapters on human resource management, training, and development.
George M. (Bud) Benscoter, Ph.D., is Senior Associate at Quanovia, Inc., a performance consulting firm, and has served on the graduate faculties of Penn State, Wharton, Duke and George Washington.
Jed Lindholm, Ph.D., SPHR, GRP is president of Human Resource Performance Possibilities (HRP2) and consults in the areas of performance management, total rewards, HR analytics, and workplace learning. He is a teaching associate at Worcester Polytechnic University in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Karen K. Yarrish, Ph.D., SPHR is an associate professor and chair of the Business, Management, and Technology Division at Keystone College. She consults in the area of performance management and HR management. She has authored journal articles pertaining to the areas of performance management, leadership, and emotional intelligence.
Aileen G. Zaballero, CPLP, is a dual title Ph.D. candidate in workforce education and development and comparative international education, with an emphasis on organization development at Pennsylvania State University. She is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance through ASTD.
Robert K. Prescott, Ph.D, SPHR, is associate professor of Human Resource Management at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He is the coauthor of The Strategic Human Resource Leader.