The Big Book of HR, 10th Anniversary Edition

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“While the entire book offers a wealth of information on the inner-workings of HR, each chapter can also stand alone for a quick reference. A great learning tool for anyone with an interest in sound HR practices.”
Sue Meisinger, Esq., SPHR, CEO, Society for Human Resource Management (retired)
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Book Details

Pages

352 Pages

Size

7 x 10

Format

Paperback

Pub. Date

01/01/2022

ISBN

978-1-63265-194-5

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Barbara Mitchell

    A writing partnership was born with the first edition of The Big Book of HR. Since that time, Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem have gone on to write The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook, The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book, and the award-winning The Manager’s Answer Book. Giving back and being active in the communities in which they live and work is important to both authors. They are influencers to the HR and business communities through their speaking, writing, and volunteering.Barbara Mitchell is the founder and managing partner of the Mitchell Group, a management consulting practice. Cornelia Gamlem is the founder of the Gems Group, a management consulting firm offering clients solutions to HR and business issues.

  • Author Cornelia Gamlem

The complete guide to human resources processes, issues, and best practices by two of the most seasoned and respected HR professionals.

Managing people is the biggest challenge any organization faces. It’s a challenge that has grown even more difficult over the past decade. Since The Big Book of HR was first published, we’ve seen dramatic changes in the workplace and the workforce. This 10th anniversary edition incorporates discussions and reflections on these changes and examines new and emerging trends useful for any business owner, manager, or HR professional, with the most current information to get the most from their talent—from strategic HR-related issues to the smallest tactical details of managing people.

The Big Book of HR, 10th Anniversary Edition includes up-to-date information about:

  • The challenges of remote and distributed workforces
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Workplace harassment and its prevention
  • Changing technology and its impact on every facet of people management
  • Pay equity and its effect on transparency in compensation
  • Benefits that meet the needs of a multigenerational workforce
  • State and local laws that are addressing societal changes
  • Gamification and other training strategies

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“While the entire book offers a wealth of information on the inner-workings of HR, each chapter can also stand alone for a quick reference. A great learning tool for anyone with an interest in sound HR practices.”
Sue Meisinger, Esq., SPHR, CEO, Society for Human Resource Management (retired)
“This book is a great resource that L&D professionals can turn to for quick primers on all things related to HR.”
“This is a comprehensive and very important book, written by two highly knowledgeable experts in the field.  It addresses the topics that are core to the people issues and opportunities in any business today, and is critical information for any HR professional who hopes to be effective in his/her role within an organization.”
Stuart Sadick, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
“This book provides a comprehensive look at the many facets of Human Resources.  It is ideal for a wide range of audiences - from a beginning HR practitioner to a senior level individual who needs to ‘brush up’ on a particular topic or area of expertise.  With the recent trend of selecting business professionals from non-HR disciplines to lead an organization's HR function, this book can serve as a helpful practical reference guide.”
Emily S. Bender, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Orbital Sciences Corporation (retired)
“Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell are experts in the field of Human Resources. The authors have that unique ability to distill what can sometimes be dry HR material in to effective, no-nonsense guidance for the HR practitioner. You can depend on the clarity, insight and wisdom provided in The Big Book of HR.”
Mary Franczak, president, Thomas Houston Associates, Inc
The Big Book of HR is both a great reference book and a training tool. I would recommend this as ‘must have’ for HR professionals. For those who are developing talent, this is an excellent tool to test knowledge and teach core competencies.”
Janet N. Parker, executive vice president, Corporate,HR, Regions Bank (retired)
“I am pleased to see such a robust resource that will help guide human resource professionals in their human capital investment.  This book provides a human capital framework for areas in selecting & retaining top talent, employee engagement programs, and total rewards.  These types of programs will help drive the strategy and mission of the organization, lead to a highly engaged/committed workforce and significantly improve overall performance and profitability."
Angela Galyean, vice president, Human Resources, Intelsat