For one-semester or one-quarter courses in Human Resource Management and Personnel. Unique in providing single-volume coverage of both conceptual and experiential approaches to the study of HRM, this text is ideal for students who are learning about human resource management for the first time. It provides an interactive, learn-by-doing experience for developing HRM skillsstudents are provided with a conceptual framework necessary to understand the relevant issues in HRM, and then develop behavioral skills in each area of HRM by actively participating in individual and team exercises which require the application of chapter content to specific organizational situations. Exceptionally straightforward and real-world throughout, it shows students the relevance of topics from the very beginning through the extensive use of real-world illustrations and company examples showing how human resource management is being applied in today's organizations. It not only familiarizes students with new methodologies and techniques for implementing HRM programs, but provides them with opportunities for personal growth and development as well.Bowin, Robert Bruce is the author of 'Human Resource Management An Experiential Approach', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130177889 and ISBN 0130177881.