1st Edition

Measurement of Human Resources





ISBN 9780415786034
Published November 19, 2018 by Routledge
380 Pages

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Book Description

The issue of physical resources is one of considerable interest in the field of human resource management, but the solution to such difficulties must depend upon the skills and enterprise of those in positions of management. The purpose of this book, first published in 1975, is to focus upon these skills and upon the issues involved in examining the utilisation of human resources.

The concept of human resources is an extremely broad one and there are many relevant disciplines. Each discipline provides information with respect to monitoring, developing or utilising the human resource. The set of papers in this volume will provide a source of reference for a wide range of research worker, practitioners and students in the total sphere of human resources as well as within the various disciplines represented.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Introduction W. T. Singleton and P. SpurgeonSection 1: Taxonomies of Resources;  2. Taxonomic Problems of Educational Systems Robert M. Gagné  3. Taxonomies for Training Robert D. Miller  4. Taxonomic Problems in Human Performance Research Edwin A. FleishmanSection 2: Development of Resources;  5. Use of Resources in British Higher Education (with Particular Reference to Selection and Assessment) H. J. Butcher  6. Performance Criteria in the Context of Teacher Training P. Spurgeon  7. Military Training and Academic Studies at a Military Academy M. J. M. Daniëls and M. A. J. Van de Sandt  8. The Role of the Computer in Vocational Guidance W. T. Singleton  9. The Potential Use of Tailored Testing for Allocation to Army Employments M. C. Killcross and A. Cassie  10. Newspaper Headings Test: A Measure of Interests as Means in Educational and Vocational Planning H. Tan  11. An Analytical Technique for Industrial Training K. D. Duncan  12. A Classification Scheme for Decision-Making Tasks in the Chemical Industry A. Shepherd  13. The Representation of Working Storage and its Use in the Organization of Behaviour Lisanne Bainbridge  14. Analytical Problems of Work Design W. Rohmert  15. A Taxonomic Review of the Place of the Operator within a Man Machine System E. J. Caille and D. Kessler  16. Job Stress in Australian Organisations Erica M. Bates and B. N. Moore  17. Employee Involvement in Systems of Work Control P. Bowen  18. Some Psychological Factors in Unemployment J. P. Vercaemer, P. Verhaegen and G. Van Houdt  19. New Strategies for Leadership Utilization F. E. Fiedler, P. M. Bons and Linda L. HastingsSection 3: Planning of Resources;  20. Application of Manpower Techniques in the British Civil Service A. R. Smith and G. W. Watson  21. An Empirical Model for Canadian Engineers’ Salaries F. E. Burke  22. The Allocation of Military Resources: Implications for Capital-Labour Substitution R. V. L. Cooper and C. R. Roll, Jr.  23. Manpower Planning within a Major Federal Department G. Uebe  24. Human Resources Accounting: A Tool for Measuring and Monitoring Manpower Utilization in a Business Environment M. Dierkes and R. CoppockSection 4: Summary Papers;  25. Notes on Taxonomies for Interdisciplinary Communication F. E. Burke  26. A Concluding Commentary on the Conference Papers D. Wallis  27. Utilization of Human Resources: Summary and Comment E. K. Eric Gunderson; Overview W. T. Singleton and P. Spurgeon;  Author Index;  Subject Index

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