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.
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
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.