Human Resources Textbooks

Read more about Critical Employment, Ethical, and Legal Scenarios in Human Resource Development

Critical Employment, Ethical, and Legal Scenarios in Human Resource Development

Copyright Year: 2020

Contributor: Hughes

Publisher: University of Arkansas

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This book provides mini-cases for HRD and other disciplines to use for engaging students in incident discussions. Exploring ways to solve problems and make decisions about situations that occur at work.

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Read more about Problem Solving in Teams and Groups

Problem Solving in Teams and Groups

Copyright Year: 2019

Contributor: Piercy

Publisher: University of Kansas Libraries

License: CC BY

This textbook covers content relevant to COMS342 Problem Solving in Teams and Groups at the University of Kansas.

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Read more about Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior

Copyright Year: 2019

Publisher: OpenStax

License: CC BY

This OpenStax resource aligns to introductory courses in Organizational Behavior. The text presents the theory, concepts, and applications with particular emphasis on the impact that individuals and groups can have on organizational performance and culture. An array of recurring features engages students in entrepreneurial thinking, managing change, using tools/technology, and responsible management; furthermore, the unique chapter on Social Media and Communication contextualizes the importance and implications of various platforms and communications methods.

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Read more about Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Health and Safety in Canadian Workplaces

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributors: Foster and Barnetson

Publisher: Athabasca University Press

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities they live in. This textbook provides workers with an introduction to effective injury prevention. The book pays particular attention to how issues of precarious employment, gender, and ill health can be better handled in Canadian occupational health and safety (OHS).

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Read more about Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

Guidelines for Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

Copyright Year: 2014

Contributors: Harrison and Murray

Publisher: Open SUNY

License: CC BY-NC-SA

The purpose of this book is to help boards of directors of nonprofit organizations improve their performance after completing the online board self-assessment tool found at www.boardcheckup.com. However, it can also be used as a stand-alone resource for any board seeking to enhance its effectiveness in that it also contains the diagnostic questions on which the online tool is based.

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Read more about Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Small Business Management in the 21st Century

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Cadden and Lueder

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Small Business Management in the 21st Century offers a unique perspective and set of capabilities for instructors. The authors designed this book with a “less can be more” approach, and by treating small business management as a practical human activity rather than as an abstract theoretical concept.

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Read more about Focusing on Organizational Change

Focusing on Organizational Change

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Judge

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Never before have strategic leaders been confronted with so much overwhelming change. The traditional approach is to teach the leader or leaders how to direct or control the organizations' reaction on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. This approach is stressful and overwhelming for executive leaders, makes middle managers feel torn between honoring their senior leaders and listening to the demands of front line employees, and is alienating for front line employees.

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Read more about Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Moua

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Organizations in the 21st century are in need of culturally intelligent managers and leaders. The pressure to build authentic global networks and to cultivate an appreciation and respect for cultural differences and similarities has driven cultural intelligence to the forefront of diversity and inclusion work.

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Read more about Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: de Kluyver

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Corporate Governance by de Kluyver is a primer on corporate governance. It is designed to help students understand corporate governance by looking at the subject from both a macro- and micro-perspective.

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Read more about Human Relations

Human Relations

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributor: Dias

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Human Relations by Laura Portolese-Dias addresses all of the critical topics to obtain career success as they relate to professional relationships.

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