Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success, Second Edition presents the techniques and practices behind effectively managing people'the healthcare industry's most important asset. It provides the concepts and practical tools necessary for meeting the unique challenge of managing healthcare employees. A comprehensive resource, the book covers fundamental topics such as performance management and employee rights as well as more timely issues such as nurse workload management and managing diversity.This edition includes new information about:? Healthcare workforce planning, nurse staffing, and workload? Managing a diverse workforce and developing diversity programs? Human resources budgeting and productivity analysis? The unionization of physicians and nurses? Strategies for retaining valuable staffCases that illustrate key concepts are included, along with exercises that allow readers to apply and practice the information given.Myren D. Fottler is the author of 'Human Resources in Healthcare: Managing for Success Second Edition', published 2005 under ISBN 9781567932430 and ISBN 1567932436.