ERIC Number: ED482623
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Human Resources Management for Effective Schools. Third Edition.
Seyfarth, John T.
This book is about managing people in schools. Its objective is to make prospective and practicing school administrators aware of the wide range of activities covered by the term "human resources management" and to present the best of current practice in personnel work. Chapter titles reflect the book's content: (1) "Human Resources Management and Effective Schools"; (2) "Planning for Staffing Needs"; (3) "Preparing for Personnel Selection"; (4) "Obtaining Information and Evaluating Applicants"; (5) "Selecting Administrative and Support Personnel"; (6) "Motivation of Personnel"; (7) "Induction"; (8) "Professional Development for Educational Personnel"; (9) "Evaluating Employee Performance"; (10) "Compensation and Rewards"; (11) "Creating Productive Work Environments"; (12) "Legal Issues in Human Resources Management"; (13) "Collective Bargaining in Schools"; (14) "Managing Conflicts in Schools"; and (15) "Termination and Reduction in Force." Each chapter begins with a plan of the chapter and ends with a summary, suggested activities, a list of online resources, and a list of references. (Contains three case studies and a subject index.) (WFA)
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, Collective Bargaining, Compensation (Remuneration), Conflict Resolution, Discipline Policy, Dismissal (Personnel), Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Practices, Human Resources, Motivation Techniques, Personnel Management, Personnel Policy, Professional Development, School Effectiveness, School Personnel, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Rights, Teacher Selection
Allyn & Bacon/Longman Publishing, a Pearson Education Company, 1760 Gould Street, Needham Heights, MA 02494. Web site: http://www.abacon.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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