Personnel costs make up 75-85% of the typical school district budgte. Because personnel are crucial to the achievemen tof an educational system's goals and objectives, human resources administration is of central importance.Explore thefifth edition of Human Resources Administration to learn relevant laws and policies, the application of computer technology, and successful collective negotiation strategies. For further success, this text will help you develop integrated planning processes and communication systems while fostering a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation among the staff, the administration, and the school board.Features for Your Success: New! Staff Development chapter (Chapter 7) covers the key aspects of staff development including its importance to the success of educational programs, purpose, five-step process, effective programs, and much more. New!Technology Application coverage relating to the human resources function is increased. New! Visual Organizers, including numerous charts, figures, and tables, create visual interest and help you better access chapter content. Revised!Streamlined Historical content is noew presented in Chapter 1. The Nature of the Human resources Function: Its Organization and Process. Revised!Streamlined Law and Policy content are now presented in Chapter 11, Legal Aspects of Human Resources Administration. Case Studies in each chapter help you apply chapter concepts to realistic situations in the workplace and provide stimulus for discussion of couplex and controversial issues. Thorough revision of all previous edition material ensures you are provided with the most current references and topics.Other Titles of InterestA Casebook for School Leaders: Linking the ISLLC Standards to Effective Practice, Third EditionKaren L. HansonISBN: 0-13-612682-0, 978-0-13-612682-9Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction, Third EditionFrances C. FowlerISBN: 0-13-615727-0, 978-0-13-615727-4Webb, L. Dean is the author of 'Human Resources Administration ', published 2008 under ISBN 9780132397711 and ISBN 0132397714.