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Author Kaufman, Bruce E

Title Hired hands or human resources? : case studies of HRM programs and practices in early American industry / Bruce E. Kaufman
Published Ithaca : ILR Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xi, 254, [11] pages) : illustrations
Contents Early human resource management : context and history -- HRM at the beginning : the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad -- Contrasting HRM strategies : Pullman and Baldwin -- HRM and alternative systems of workforce governance -- HRM in the industrial heartland I : the United States Steel Corporation -- HRM in the industrial heartland II : the Ford Motor Company -- Industrial Relations Counselors, Inc. -- The human resource model in a welfare capitalism firm : the Top-Grade Oil Company -- A high-road employer in a low-road industry : the Great Eastern Coal Company -- The middle ground of HRM in the 1920s : the United Steel and Coal Company -- Paternalism combined with decentralized and informal HRM : Mega-Watt Light and Power -- The "hired hand" model in a large manufacturing firm : New Era Radio -- HRM in the industrial heartland III : High-Beam Steel -- The case studies : insights and lessons learned
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Personnel management -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies
Personnel management -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Human Resources & Personnel Management.
Personnel management
United States
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Kaufman, Bruce E. Managing the human factor
LC no. 2009023927
ISBN 9780801460364