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A History of Personnel Administration 1890-1910

1st Edition

By Oscar W. Nestor

Routledge

226 pages

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Description

This study, first published in 1986, examines and evaluates the personnel techniques and activities that were characteristic of one period in American industrial life. In later years these techniques and activities came to be known as personnel management or personnel administration. By these terms is meant the policies, procedures, and programs that were introduced by companies for the purpose of bringing about constructive and harmonious relationships between management and its own employees. This title will be of interest to students of business studies and human resource management.

Table of Contents

1. Economic Setting 2. Improvement of Plant and Working Conditions 3. Dining Facilities 4. Recreation and Employee Benefits 5. Hours, Incentive Wage Plans, and Supplementary Compensation 6. Selection, Training, Safety and Medical Work 7. Administration and Personnel Activities 8. An Appraisal

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUS038000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor
BUS077000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
BUS097000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture