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HR3, 3rd Edition

  • includes CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Angelo DeNisi
  • Ricky Griffin
  • ISBN-10: 1285867572
  • ISBN-13: 9781285867571
  • 368 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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About the Product

Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, HR3 (with CourseMate with Career Transitions 2.0 Printed Access Card), 3E delivers a visually appealing and succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors, and a consistent online offering with the new Enhanced CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools designed to increase retention and outcomes.


  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, an interactive digital solution (Enhanced CourseMate), and an eBook--all of which were directly influenced from student focus groups and surveys and from interviews with faculty and students.

  • Shorter comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • Tear-out review cards at the back of the student edition provide students with a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.

  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint® and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes with Enhanced CourseMate, the interactive digital component that offers a full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles. Quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, and more are only a click away.

About the Author

Angelo DeNisi

Dr. Angelo DeNisi is Albert Cohen Chair in Business Administration and Dean of the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. After receiving his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University, Dr. DeNisi taught at Kent State University, the University of South Carolina, Rutgers University and Texas A&M University before joining the faculty at Tulane. His research interests include performance appraisal, expatriate management and work experiences of persons with disabilities. Dr. DeNisi's research has been funded by government and private agencies, including the National Science Foundation, the Textile Manufacturers Institute and the Army Research Institute. His work has been published in top journals in the field. He has also authored or co-authored four books, contributed to other books and has spoken at numerous national and international meetings. Dr. DeNisi has served as president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and president of the Academy of Management. He has also served as chair of several SIOP committees and as representative to the APA Council. He was the chair of both the OB and HR Divisions of the Academy of Management. His contributions to the profession have been recognized with awards from the Academy of Management and the Academy of Management Executive. The SIOP has named him co-winner of the lifetime Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. He has served on the editorial boards of AMJ, AMR, JAP, Journal of Management and Journal of Organizational Behavior. He has also served as editor of the Academy of Management Journal. He is a Fellow of SIOP, the American Psychological Association, the Southern Management Association and the Academy of Management.

Ricky Griffin

Dr. Ricky W. Griffin is Distinguished Professor of Management and the Blocker Chair in Business in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Houston in 1978, Dr. Griffin joined the faculty at the University of Missouri for three years before moving to Texas A&M in 1981. His research on task design and dysfunctional work behavior has appeared in the leading professional journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly and Journal of Management. He has served as editor of the Journal of Management and has been program chair and division chair of the Organizational Behavior Division and Program Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy, Program Chair and President of the Southwest Academy of Management, and a member of the Board of the Southern Management Association. He is a fellow of both the Academy of Management and the Southern Management Association. Dr. Griffin has taught organizational behavior, human resource management, international management, and research methods at all levels and has won several teaching awards. He is a frequent speaker to executive audiences and is the author of several widely used textbooks. Dr. Griffin was director of the Center for Human Resource Management at Texas A&M and just returned to the faculty at Mays after 11 years of full-time appointments as Management Department Head, Executive Associate Dean and Interim Dean. His current research interests include workplace culture, managerial skills development and decision making during times of crisis.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Human Resource Management.
2. The Legal Environment.
3. The Global Environment.
4. The Competitive Environment.
5. Information for Making Human Resource Decisions.
6. Human Resource Decision Making in Organizations.
7. Recruiting, Selecting, Training, and Developing Employees.
8. Managing A New and Diverse Workforce.
9. Compensation & Benefits.
10. Performance Appraisal & Career Management.
11. Managing Labor Relations.
12. Safety, Health, Well-Being, & Security.
13. Motivation at Work.
14. Managing & Enhancing Performance: The Big Picture.

New to this edition

  • New case study openers in 12 of the 14 chapters (excludes Chapters 6 and 9).
  • Updated HR in the 21st Century box features in 9 of 14 chapters (excludes Chapters 4, 5, 11, 12, and 13).
  • Information on HR certifications offered by the National HR Institute.
  • New closing case studies in 12 of the 14 chapters (excludes Chapters 5 and 11).
  • Updated discussion topics and information on Obama Care, same-sex partner benefits, technology use in HR, privacy versus security and the role of the federal government, differences in wages paid in different parts of the United States, and expanded coverage on the relationship between affirmative action and diversity initiatives.
  • Enhanced CourseMate now offers practice quizzes, trackable activities such as Drag and Drops and Fill-in-the-blank questions, and media quizzing (videos that periodically stop to ask students a series of questions on the content they just finished viewing).


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285867599 | ISBN-13: 9781285867595)

Cengage Learning's Management CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Management CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need! Management CourseMate includes an interactive eBook and interactive teaching and learning tools, including quizzes, flashcards, videos, and Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.

Cengage Learning Write Experience 2.0 Powered by MyAccess, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305085027 | ISBN-13: 9781305085022)

Write Experience, now available for Denisi/Griffin's HR3, helps students write effectively without adding to your workload. Write Experience uses artificial intelligence to score student writing instantly and accurately. It also provides students with detailed revision goals and feedback on their writing.

Student Supplements

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285867599 | ISBN-13: 9781285867595)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate.

Cengage Learning Write Experience 2.0 Powered by MyAccess, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305085027 | ISBN-13: 9781305085022)

Write Experience helps improve writing skills by evaluating student assignments based on voice, style, format, content, and originality. This resource benefits from Cengage Learning's exclusive agreement with Vantage Learning, the creator of the software used to grade the GMAT® essay portion.

LMS Integrated for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for DeNisi/Griffin's HR 3  (ISBN-10: 1305672062 | ISBN-13: 9781305672062)