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HR Strategies for Employee Engagement (Collection), Second Edition

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3 indispensable books help HR professionals transform talent management, supercharge workforces, and optimize the entire HR function!

Three remarkable books offer indispensable, actionable solutions for finding, keeping, and engaging great employees, and optimizing all facets of the HR function. In Investing in People, renowned HR researchers Wayne F. Cascio and John W. Boudreau help HR practitioners choose, implement, and use metrics to improve decision-making, increase organizational effectiveness, and optimize the value of all HR investments. In 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent, top talent management consultant David Russo shows how to systematically build a workforce that’s truly engaged, committed, aligned with strategy, and capable of incredible performance. Russo reveals exactly what great companies do differently when it comes to managing their people – and shows how to apply those lessons in areas ranging from resourcing and compensation to leadership development and culture. In The Definitive Guide to HR Communication, Alison Davis and Jane Shannon offer dozens of practical tips for transforming employee-directed communications from boring to compelling. Organized around the employment cycle, this one-of-a-kind handbook gives HR pros an approach and specific techniques they can use every time they communicate – in any medium, whatever the goal!

From world-renowned leaders in human resources and employee communications, includingWayne F. Cascio, John W. Boudreau, David Russo, Alison Davis, and Jane Shannon

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Investing in People, Second Edition
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Authors
    5. Preface
    6. Contents
    7. Chapter 1. Making HR Measurement Strategic
    8. Chapter 2. Analytical Foundations of HR Measurement
    9. Chapter 3. The Hidden Costs of Absenteeism
    10. Chapter 4. The High Cost of Employee Separations
    11. Chapter 5. Employee Health, Wellness, and Welfare
    12. Chapter 6. Employee Attitudes and Engagement
    13. Chapter 7. Financial Effects of Work-Life Programs
    14. Chapter 8. Staffing Utility: The Concept and Its Measurement
    15. Chapter 9. The Economic Value of Job Performance
    16. Chapter 10. The Payoff from Enhanced Selection
    17. Chapter 11. Costs and Benefits of HR Development Programs
    18. Chapter 12. Talent Investment Analysis: Catalyst for Change
    19. Appendix A. The Taylor-Russell Tables
    20. Appendix B. The Naylor-Shine Table for Determining the Increase in Mean Criterion Score Obtained by Using a Selection Device
    21. Financial Times Press
    22. Index
  3. 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents
    4. Praise for 17 Rules Successful Companies Use to Attract and Keep Top Talent
    5. Foreword: Great Teams, Great People, Great Leaders
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. About the Author
    8. Introduction
    9. 1. Understand Why Employees Come and Why They Stay
    10. 2. Play “Win-Win” with Your Employees (and Allow Them to Be All They Can Be—for Self and Company)
    11. 3. Cultivate Leadership, Not Management, and Know the Difference!
    12. 4. Provide Ample and Appropriate Resources
    13. 5. Demand Contribution; Be Worthy of Receiving It
    14. 6. Applaud Effort; Reward Contribution
    15. 7. Cheerlead; The “Magic” of M&Ms
    16. 8. Build a Workplace on a Foundation of Respect
    17. 9. Cultivate the Risk-Trust Dynamic
    18. 10. Make Room for Fun in the Workplace (Nurture Lightheartedness/Levity)
    19. 11. Create Opportunities for Employee “Alignment” with Vision, Values, and Mission
    20. 12. Understand Human Capital
    21. 13. Treat Employees as “Volunteers”
    22. 14. Know Your Culture
    23. 15. Understand the Nature of Change and Prepare Your Employees to Embrace It
    24. 16. Cultivate Organizational Ethics; Demand and Reward Ethical Behavior
    25. 17. The Last and Overarching Rule: Tell the Truth! (and a Few Action Items to Grow On)
    26. Index
  4. The Definitive Guide to HR Communication
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Table of Contents
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Authors
    6. Introduction
    7. Part I. Taking a New Approach
      1. 1. Know Your Employees
      2. 2. Treat Your Employees Like Customers
      3. 3. Plan and Manage Communication
      4. 4. Frame Your Message
      5. 5. Write Simply and Clearly
      6. 6. Leverage Visuals
      7. 7. Use the Right Tool for the Job
      8. 8. Make Meetings Meaningful—and Support Managers
      9. 9. Measure Effectiveness
    8. Part II. Communicating in Key Situations
      1. 10. Recruiting
      2. 11. Orientation
      3. 12. Policies
      4. 13. Benefits
      5. 14. Compensation
      6. 15. Performance Management
      7. 16. Saving for Retirement
      8. 17. Leaving the Company
    9. Endnotes
    10. Index