Human Resources Management: The Complete Guidebook for Design Firms

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 3, 1991 - Architecture - 294 pages
A veteran human resources manager and consultant shares his firsthand experience to show human resources professionals in the design field how to attract, develop and retain the best people. Demonstrates how the nature of the design profession lends itself to special strengths and weaknesses in the human resources management area. Shows managers how to break out of traditional American styles of management and into the participative management style in which design professionals thrive. They'll also learn how to define their firm's mission, determine strategy, agree on common goals plus many other techniques that will contribute not only to their human resources management goals but also to their corporation's goals as a whole.
 

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Contents

Recruitment
21
Interviewing
55
Hiring
83
Orientation integration and Motivation
109
Performance Appraisal
127
Training
157
Career Development
175
Compensation
205
Employee Benefits
233
Policies Procedures
243
Special Topics
255
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Mark C. Zweig is best known as the leading expert in management for the architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental industry. With more than three decades as a student of the industry, Mark knows architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms inside and out. He started his career in a management consulting firm specialized in the construction and development industries, and then worked as a principal and manager in two A/E and environmental firms. He founded Mark Zweig & Associates in 1988, which later became ZweigWhite in 1994 and Zweig Group in 2014.

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