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Basic Concepts of Health Care Human Resource Management, 2nd Edition

  • Nancy J. Niles
  • ISBN-10: 1284149463
  • ISBN-13: 9781284149463
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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About the Product

Basic Concepts of Health Care Human Resource Management, Second Edition provides the essential tools and strategies for Human Resource Management (HRM) personnel to become empowered custodians of change in any healthcare organization. Each part focuses on a key area of HRM including staffing, training and development, employee relations, and long-range planning, with individualChapters providing key resources and support materials and resources. Thoroughly updated to reflect today’s human resource management in healthcare, the Second Edition is comprehensive, clear, and relevant, making it an indispensable resource for the undergraduate student.


  • An all-inclusive overview of HRM from its beginnings to present day trends, including state and federal healthcare laws, codes of ethics, staffing and hiring, training and development, employee relations, strategic planning, and more.

  • New content on creating safe workplaces, discussion of the “Me Too” movement, how to deal with active shooter situations and the opioid epidemic.

  • ExtensiveChapter resources engage the student with learning objectives, provocative “Did You Know That?” facts, lists of key terms, conciseChapter summaries, and references section for further reading.

  • Student activities in everyChapter -- designed for online, traditional, and classroom settings -- encourage critical thinking and content retention.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: What is Human resource Management?
Chapter 2: Human Resources-Related Law

Part II: Staffing the Organization
Chapter 3: Staffing the Organization
Chapter 4: Recruiting, Selecting, and Hiring a Healthcare Workforce

Part III: Training and Developing the Organization
Chapter 5: Training and Developing the Organization
Chapter 6: Employee Benefits
Chapter 7: Healthcare Employees

Part IV: Employee Relations
Chapter 8: Employee Relations
Chapter 9: Terminating Healthcare Employees

Part V: Long-Range Planning in HR
Chapter 10: Long-Term Planning in HR
Chapter 11: Strategic Human Resource Management