Teaching Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the College Level

Teaching Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the College Level

John Mendy (University of Lincoln, UK)
Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 305
ISBN13: 9781522528203|ISBN10: 1522528202|EISBN13: 9781522528210|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2820-3


New aspects of human resource management and organizational behavior have emerged in recent years. As such, it has become imperative to facilitate proper educational initiatives for professionals entering these fields.

Teaching Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the College Level is an essential reference source for the latest empirical research on emerging teaching strategies for business-oriented frameworks. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as talent development, curriculum development, and career competencies, this book is ideally designed for students, practitioners, and managers seeking current research on learning methodologies and conceptual developments in human resources management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Leadership
  • Career Competencies
  • Curriculum Development
  • Human Resource Analytics
  • Organizational Performance
  • Talent Development
  • Teamwork

Reviews and Testimonials

One of the key challenges the content of the book addresses “HRM/working practices, policies and procedures especially as they respond to challenges such as labour imposition (Mather et al, 2007) and the threats of the recent banking scandal. From the fieldwork, four research steps and the concept of The HRM Scaffolding are added to help explain and resolve challenges posed by the ‘black box’ of organizational performance and an extension of the works of Bowen and Ostroff (2004), Lepak and Snell (1999), Guest (2011) and Becker and Huselid (2006).”

The organization of the book begins with the key challenges (HRM imposition & scaffolding given the recent bank scandals, then move to the contextual and cont-ten-bases analysis in undergraduate programs. It shifts wot critical link between leading and lecturing to motivate students to learn. It addresses the quest to balance with is best for company and for people. There is coverage of competencies, the resource management profession, and how diverse people must learn to work together to organizations to be success. Finally the book covers the use of case study teaching methods.

– David M. Boje, Ph.D. Regents Professor, New Mexico State University

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

John is currently a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Full-Time MSc HRM. He is interested in Research, Teaching and Learning Methodologies, HRM and Organisational Behaviour, how to manage relationships between international graduates, home graduates and other employees and smart cities as learning cities. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, an Associate Editor of Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, Member of British Academy of Management and the European Academy of Management and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK. He teaches on Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes and supervises PhD candidates. He continues to publish in refereed journals and presents his work at international conferences.