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Ebooks for Human Resource Development

Since so many of the Human Resource Development (HRD) students in both the campus based program and the distance program don’t have easy access to Falvey Library’s print collection, we’ve begun buying ebooks about compensation, benefits, organizational development, workforce planning, and performance management.

All of the ebooks in our collection are discoverable via our library catalog. To find online books perform a subject or keyword search for your topic.  Then refine your search by using the online and book facets in the column on the right of the screen.

Most, but not all, of the ebooks for HRD are hosted on a platform called ebrary.  Ebrary books are viewed online via your browser and portions of them can be copied, printed, emailed, annotated or added to folders once you create a personal account.  A nice video tutorial describes and demonstrates  these features in greater detail.    Most of the ebrary books to which  we have purchased perpetual access allow only one simultaneous user.  In other words two researches can’t be reading the same book as they typically might an electronic journal article.  Nor can a reader “check out” an ebrary book for a specified period of time to ensure its availability.   Ebrary ebook users have to read in the moment!  Ebrary books become available to other users five minutes after navigating away from the platform.

The following list of HRD ebooks have been recently added to our collection.  Give them a try and let us know what you think.  Should we keep on investing in these ebooks or is this incarnation of the ebook not yet worth our library dollars?  And remember print books from the Falvey collection can be delivered to your doorstep!

Armstrong, M., & Armstrong, M.,. (2010). Armstrong’s handbook of reward management practice improving performance through reward (3rd ed. ed.). London : Kogan Page.

Bakker, A. B., & Leiter, M. P. (2010). Work engagement a handbook of essential theory and research. Hove [England] : Psychology Press.

Belbin, R. M. (2010). Team roles at work (2nd ed. ed.). Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Bunker, K. A., Hall, D. T., & Kram, K. E.,. (c2010). Extraordinary leadership addressing the gaps in senior executive development. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Clawson, J. G. (c2010). Balancing your life executive lessons for work, family and self. Hackensack, N.J.: World Scientific.

Elsdon, R.,. (c2010). Building workforce strength creating value through workforce and career development. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Praeger.

Falcone, P. (c2010). 101 sample write-ups for documenting employee performance problems a guide to progressive discipline & termination (2nd ed. ed.). New York: American Management Association/Society for Human Resource Management.

Goldsmith, M., & Carter, L. (c2010). Best practices in talent management how the world’s leading corporations manage, develop, and retain top talent. San Francisco: Pfeiffer .

Greene, R. J. (2010). Rewarding performance guiding principles, custom strategies. New York: Routledge.

Lewis, S., Brannen, J., & Nilsen, A. (2009). Work, families and organisations in transition European perspectives. Bristol, UK ;: Policy Press.

Lundby, K. M., & Jolton, J.,. (c2010). Going global practical applications and recommendations for HR and OD professionals in the global workplace (1st ed. ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Mcleod, D. (2010). Zero-turnover sales force how to maximize revenue by keeping your sales team intact. New York: AMACOM books.

Reddick, C. G., & Coggburn, J. D. (2008). Handbook of employee benefits and administration. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Rothwell, W. J.,. (c2010). Practicing organization development a guide for leading change (3rd ed. ed.). San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer.

Rowland, K. M., & Ferris, G. R. (c1983-). Research in personnel and human resources management. Greenwich, Conn.: JAI Press.

Scott, J. C., & Reynolds, D. H. (c2010). Handbook of workplace assessment evidence-based practices for selecting and developing organizational talent (1st ed. ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Varma, A., Budhwar, P. S., & DeNisi, A. S. (2008). Performance management systems a global perspective. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Wilkinson, A.,. (c2010). The sage handbook of human resource management. London: Sage.

Woerkom, M. V., & Poell, R. F. (2010). Workplace learning concepts, measurement, and application. New York: Routledge.



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