Readings in Human Resource Management

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Michael Beer, Bert Spector
Simon and Schuster, 1985 - Business & Economics - 644 pages
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Contents

The Endless Wave
9
Managing in Turbulent Times
36
The Work Ethic and Work Organization
66
Sources and Patterns of Management Authority
92
Employee Influence
101
Note on Labor Relations in the United States
128
Reforming the U S System of Collective Bargaining
143
Note on Why Employees Join Unions
153
Equal Opportunity¬Planning and Managing
361
Increasing Organizational Effectiveness Through
376
Reward Systems
399
Strategic
405
Reinforcing Corporate Strategy Through
416
Pay for Performance? Not Always
425
Lessons
452
Work Systems
475

Response
163
Responding to the Employee Voice
182
Dilemmas of Managing Participation
196
Part IH Human Resource Flow
227
Policies and Systems
233
Note on Japanese Management and Employment
265
Its Time Has Come
288
A Guide to Work Force Reduction Planning
302
Note on Performance Appraisal
312
Assessment Centers for Spotting Future
332
From Watertown to Lordstown
490
Work Innovations in the United States
508
Work Redesign for Organization Development
528
Dynamics of Establishing Cooperative Quality
545
The Future of Human Resource Management
569
The New Industrial Relations
586
Organizational Change Affirmative Action
605
Index
633
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About the author (1985)

Michael Beer is Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business. Bert Spector is Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Northeastern University. Both were integral in the development of the Harvard Business School's required course in Human Resource Management.

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