Human Resources Administration in Education: A Management Approach

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2007 - Business & Economics - 386 pages
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This text presents a very practical, comprehensive treatment of the human resources function as it operates from a central office or school district level.

The text utilizes a management approach that reflects current ISLLC Standards and is organized around the processes and procedures necessary for implementing effective human resources administration. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the context in which human resources administration takes place. Treated in separate chapters are the eight essential dimensions of the human resources function: human resource planning, recruitment, selection, placement and induction, staff development, appraisal, rewarding, and collective negotiations. The final chapter presents legal, ethical, and policy issues in human resources administration.

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Ronald W. Rebore is a professor at Saint Louis University located in Saint Louis, Missouri. His professional experience includes 22 years as an administrator: nine years as an assistant superintendent of a medium suburban school district, five years as the superintendent of schools in a small suburban school district, and eight years as the superintendent of schools for a large metropolitan school district employing approximately 4,000 staff members with an annual budget of approximately $170 million.

He has taught graduate-level courses in educational leadership for approximately 20 years, including ethics courses. Rebore has over 30 publications. Two of his books have been translated into Chinese and have been adopted for use in preparing educational administrators in China. Rebore has a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy, a master's of education degree in counseling and guidance, and a doctor of philosophy degree in educational leadership.

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