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Green Human Resource Management in Chinese Enterprises

1st Edition

Jie Shen, Jenny Dumont, Xin Deng
December 02, 2019

Corporate social responsibility (CSR), and particularly environmental management, has now become a global social norm. As the largest developing economy in the world, China is currently a major environmental polluter. This book examines how Chinese enterprises, including both indigenous firms and...

Managing Human Capital in Today’s Globalization: A Management Information System Perspective

1st Edition

Heru Susanto, Fang-Yie Leu, Chin Kang Chen, Fadzliwati Mohiddin
October 25, 2019

This book explores important issues in human capital in human resource management as it relates to management information systems (MIS). It highlights how management information systems are implemented and the potential for employee resistance, offering behavioral strategies to involve employees in...

TVET Towards Industrial Revolution 4.0: Proceedings of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training International Conference (TVETIC 2018), November 26-27, 2018, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

1st Edition

Nur Hazirah [email protected], Norah Md Noor, Mahyuddin Arsat, Dayana Farzeeha Ali, Ahmad Nabil Md Nasir, Nur Husna Abd Wahid, Yusri Kamin
September 24, 2019

Demand for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Malaysia has been growing extensively, involving various involvement from industry and academia. Research related to the improvement of TVET in Malaysia, as well as the sustainability of TVET especially in the Industrial...

Strategic Management of Research Organizations

1st Edition

William Barletta
September 10, 2019

This entry-level text describes a tested top-down enterprise-wide approach to managing organizations with a predominant portion of their product being scientific or technological research. It focuses on executive performance and strategic forecasting and planning; goal-setting; communications and...

Security Management for Occupational Safety

1st Edition

Michael Land
September 05, 2019

How far would or should you go to feel secure? While everyone wants safety and security, the measures to achieve it are often viewed of as intrusive, unwanted, a hassle, and limiting to personal and professional freedoms. Yet, when an incident occurs, we can never have enough security. Security...

Making Sense of Culture: Cross-Cultural Expeditions and Management Practices of Self-Initiated Expatriates in the Foreign Workplace

1st Edition

Norhayati Zakaria
June 19, 2019

This book lies within two interdisciplinary fields that should be bridged: cross-cultural management and international human resource management. The consequences of globalization lead to a more extensive recruitment process of global talents to fit the different work structures and competitive...

Legal Liabilities in Safety and Loss Prevention: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid
June 10, 2019

The goal of every safety professional and safety program is to be proactive and to identify problems while complying within safety guidelines. This book clarifies basic questions about legal liability, how to minimize, prevent, and identify legal risks. Appendices, case studies, and sample forms...

Labor in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry: Skills, Ethics, Issues, and Rights

1st Edition

Abdallah M. Elshaer, Asmaa M. Marzouk
May 24, 2019

An organization’s workforce is arguably the greatest asset of any organization, and tourism and hospitality is an extremely labor-intensive industry. This volume takes an in-depth look at workforce issues in the tourism and hospitality industry, focusing on labor skills, ethics, rights, and more....

Safety and Human Resource Law for the Safety Professional

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid
April 02, 2019

The purpose of this text to provide a "one stop" source for safety professionals to acquire a general knowledge regarding not only the OSH Act but also laws and standards which impact the safety profession on a daily basis. The safety professional today does not work in a vacuum and decision-making...

Human Resources and Change Management for Safety Professionals

1st Edition

Thomas D. Schneid, Shelby L. Schneid
February 13, 2019

The goal of this book is to prepare safety and health professionals to recognize and address human resource issues, applicable laws and regulations, as well as change management techniques used to alter the safety culture within their operations. This book will provide awareness to avoid or address...

Business Transformation Planning for Leaders: A Tactical Roadmap for Achieving Profitable Growth with the Highest Return on Capital

1st Edition

Kiran Gurumurthy
January 23, 2019

This book is a powerful tool for business leaders who have responsibility for the success of the profit and loss (P&L) statement of a business. It provides a roadmap to help business leaders develop a comprehensive business transformation plan -- A plan that is simple, fact based, and...

Office Ergonomics and Human Factors: Practical Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Céline McKeown
December 10, 2018

Just like the previous edition, this new edition aims to provide practical advice on how to create, develop, or improve office environments so that those individuals who work within them can do so comfortably and contently. Those environments include traditional purpose-built offices, home offices,...

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