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Pearson eText Fire Service Human Resources Management-- Access Card, 4th Edition

Pearson eText Fire Service Human Resources Management-- Access Card, 4th EditionPhysical Product
  • By Steven T. Edwards
  • Pub. Date: Dec 4, 2019 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-557502-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-557502-4

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Pearson eText offers an affordable, simple-to-use mobile reading experience that lets instructors and students extend learning beyond class time. Learn more about Pearson eText.

Comprehensive coverage of personnel management

  • The text focuses on a broad range of workforce issues, including hiring, training, development, performance appraisals, and diversity. Legal analysis delves into complex issues such as sexual harassment and the ADA.
  • New - Personnel management concepts and practices added to the new edition include the positive aspects of organizational diversity (Ch. 2), five reasons why harassment training fails (Ch. 3), and fire service recruitment principles (Ch. 5).
  • New - Information on the hazards of fire service now appears in Chapter 10. Topics include updated firefighter fatality and injury statistics, and risks of firefighting such as cancer, repeated exposures to trauma, and suicide.
  • Updated - Labor force information and fire service demographics have been updated in Chapter 2.

Real-world applications

  • New - How to implement a social media policy is a new topic in Chapter 2.
  • New - Students learn about software to assist with training and professional development (Ch. 7), including learning management systems, virtual reality training systems, and augmented reality training systems.
  • New - A discussion has been added on the implications of the case Janus v. AFSCME and agency fees for union members (Ch. 11).
  • Fire service professional qualifications at the end of each chapter help prepare students to enter the workforce.

Pedagogical aids

  • A correlation guide to FESHE curriculum learning objectives places material in the context of industry standards.
  • A case study at the end of each chapter supports active learning and discussion.
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter assess student comprehension of the material.
  • Websites refer students to further information.

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Essentials of public personnel management, for the fire service professional.
Fire Service Personnel Management is written for the FESHE course Personnel Management for the Fire Service. It introduces basic concepts in public personnel management, with emphasis on fire service applications. Filled with realistic examples, the text is useful both in the classroom and as a resource for fire service managers and promotional officer candidates. The 4th edition has revised content in each chapter, including the most up-to-date personnel management concepts and practices and new information on the complex risks and hazards of professional fire service.

For courses in personnel management for the fire service.

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is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight and take notes all in one place, even when offline. Educators can easily customize the table of contents, schedule readings and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class — motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. And, reading analytics offer insight into how students use the eText, helping educators tailor their instruction.

NOTE: This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card.
For students purchasing this product from an online retailer, Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content and should only be purchased when required by your instructor. In addition to your purchase, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Personnel Management
2. Workforce Issues of the Twenty-First Century
3. Legal Issues
4. Job Analysis and Design
5. Fire Service Recruitment
6. Selection for Employment and Promotion
7. Training and Development
8. Performance Appraisal
9. Discipline
10. Health and Safety
11. Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
12. Productivity and Performance
13. Fire Service Professional Development

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