Human Resources Administration: A School Based Perspective, 4th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Human Resources Administration

A School Based Perspective, 4th Edition

By Richard Smith


368 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9781596670891
pub: 2008-08-18
SAVE ~$15.99
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315855530
pub: 2013-09-27
from $39.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


Enhanced and updated, this Fourth Edition of Richard E. Smith's highly successful text examines the growing role of the principal in planning, hiring, staff development, supervision, and other human resource functions. The Fourth Edition includes new sections on ethics, induction, and the role of the mentor teacher. This edition also introduces From the Desk of a Principal, a feature which connects the book's content and applications to the experiences of real school principals.

Table of Contents


Ch. 1 - Introducing Human Resources Administration

Ch. 2 – Strategic Human Resources Planning

Ch. 3 – Recruitment

Ch. 4 – Selection

Ch. 5 – Orientation and Induction

Ch. 6 – Supervision and Evaluation

Ch. 7 – Assisting the Marginal Teacher

Ch. 8 – Staff Development

Ch. 9 – Collective Bargaining and Contract Management

Ch. 10 – Continuity and Legal Issues

Ch. 11 – A Glance into the Future of Human Resources

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Administration / Elementary & Secondary
EDUCATION / Leadership

Supplemental Downloads