Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare (Gateway to Healthcare Management)

ISBN-13: 9781567933635

ISBN-10: 1567933637

Author: Bruce J. Fried, Myron D. Fottler

Edition: 3

Publication date:
2011
Publisher:
Health Administration Press
Format:
Paperback 500 pages
Category:
Business, Economics, Medical, Human Resources, Management
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Acknowledged author Bruce J. Fried wrote Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare (Gateway to Healthcare Management) comprising 500 pages back in 2011. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1567933637 and 9781567933635. Since then Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare (Gateway to Healthcare Management) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $3.51 or rent at the marketplace.


Description

The healthcare workforce is diverse. The different scopes of practice, levels of education, and practice settings contribute to the complexity of managing this workforce. Successful healthcare managers understand the unique factors that influence the performance of their employees.

This new text presents the managerial activities related to developing and maintaining the healthcare workforce. Each chapter opens with a short vignette that introduces the student to the chapter topic. On-the-page definitions of terminology and informational sidebars clarify concepts. Chapters end with discussion questions and case studies that provide practice for applying new information. The book also features a glossary of key terms.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the healthcare labor force
  • The legal environment
  • Job analysis and design
  • Recruitment, selection, and retention
  • Training and development
  • Performance appraisal
  • Compensation
  • Employee rights and discipline
  • Unions and labor relations
  • Workplace safety