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The Big Book of HR, 10th Anniversary Edition
Co-Author Barbara Mitchell, Co-Author Cornelia Gamlem
ISBN: 9781632651945
Book (Paperback)
Red Wheel Weiser, Career Press
$26.95
7 x 10
368 pages
January 1, 2022


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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

Barbara Mitchell is an author, speaker, and management consultant. She is the coauthor of The Big Book of HR, The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook, and The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book. After a long career with Marriott International, she is now managing partner of the Mitchell Group and works with a variety of clients to help them attract, develop, engage, and retain the best talent.
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Cornelia Gamlem, SPHR, president of The GEMS Group, Ltd., consults, speaks, and writes on human resource and management issues. A recognized expert in employee relations and human resources, she has coauthored four books, three with Barbara. Cornelia spent most of her HR career with a Fortune 500 IT services company with a global presence.
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