A History of Personnel Administration 1890-1910  book cover
1st Edition

A History of Personnel Administration 1890-1910

ISBN 9780415786799
Published November 20, 2018 by Routledge
230 Pages

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Book 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

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