Table of contents for Human resource information systems : basics, applications, and future directions / Michael J. Kavanagh, Mohan Thite.

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Chapter 1. Evolution of Human Resource Management and Human Resource Information Systems: The Role of Information Technology
Mohan Thite and Michael J. Kavanagh
Historical Evolution of HRM and HRIS
Pre-World War II
Post-World War (1945?1960)
Social Issues Era (1963?1980)
Cost-effectiveness Era (1980-early 1990s)
Technology Advancement Era and Emergence of Strategic HRM (1990 to Present)
Human Resource Activities
Interface Between HR and Technology
A Primer on Human Resource Information Systems
What Is An HRIS?
Why Do We Need HRIS?
Different Types of HRIS
System Development Process for an HRIS
A Model of Organizational Functioning
Central Themes of the Book
Overview and Structure of the Book
Chapter 2. Database Concepts and Applications in Human Resource Information Systems
Janet H. Marler and Barry Floyd
Data, Information and Knowledge
Database Management Systems
Early Database Management Systems
Relational Database Management Systems
Data Sharing Between Different Functions
Data Sharing Across Locations
Key Relational Database Terminology
Entities and Attributes
Relationships, Primary Keys, and Foreign Keys
Introduction to Microsoft Access
Designing a Microsoft Access Database
Human Resource Database Application Using Microsoft Access
Other HR Databases
Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence and Data Mining
Chapter 3. Systems Considerations in the Design of an HRIS: Planning for Implementation
Michael Bedell, Michael Canniff, and Cheryl Wyrick
HRIS Customers/Users: Data Importance
Important Data
HRIS Architecture
The HRIS ?Dinosaur?
2-Tier Architecture (Client-Server)
3-Tier Architecture
N-Tier Architecture
Best of Breed
Time Collection
System Implementation Process
Project Manager
Steering Committee/Project Charter
Implementation Team
Project Scope
Management Sponsorship
Process Mapping
Software Implementation
Change Management
?Go Live!?
Evaluation of Project
Potential Pitfalls
Chapter 4. HRIS Needs Analysis
Bradley J. Alge and Karen Upright
Introduction: HRIS Needs?Planning and Analysis
System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Needs?Long Range Planning
Needs: Short-range Planning
The Big 3?The Global Positioning System (GPS) of HRIS
Analysis for the Big 3
Gap Analysis
Chapter 5 System Design and Acquisition
Richard D. Johnson and James H. Dulebohn
Design Considerations During Systems Development Life Cycle
Logical Design
Two Ways to View a HRIS: Data vs. Process
Logical Process Modeling with Data Flow Diagrams
Physical Design
Working With Vendors
Vendor Selection
Assessing System Feasibility
Technical Feasibility
Operational Feasibility
Legal and Political Feasibility
Economic Feasibility
Chapter 6. Cost Justifying HRIS Investments
Kevin Carlson and Michael J. Kavanagh
Justification Strategies for HRIS Investments
Evolution of HRIS Justification
Approaches to Investment Analyses Makes a Difference: Some Guidelines
HRIS Cost-Benefit Analysis
Identifying Sources of Value for Benefits and Costs
Estimating the Timing of Benefits and Costs
Estimating the Value of Indirect Benefits
Estimating Indirect Benefit Magnitude
Mapping Indirect Benefits to Revenues and Costs
Methods for Estimating the Value of Indirect Benefits
Avoiding Common Problems
Packaging the Analysis for Decision-Makers
Chapter 7. HRIS Project Management
Sal Belardo, Peter Otto, and Michael J. Kavanagh
Project Management
The Information Technology (IT) Perspective
Project Management Literature
Project Management Approaches and Tools
General IT Factors Affecting Project Management Success
The Human Resource Management (HRM) Perspective
Identification of the Steering Committee and Project Charter
Configuring the Project Management Team
Identification of Available Resources and Constraints
Controlling Project Creep
Selection of Implementation Team
Training and Documentation
Critical Success Factors
Chapter 8. Change Management: Implementation, Integration and Maintenance of the HRIS
Romuald A. Stone and Joyce Mason Davis
Introduction to the Management of Change
What Is Change Management?
The Change Management Process: Some Terminology
Models of the Change Process
ActionResearch Model
Lewin?s Change Model
Change Equation Formula
Nadler?s Congruence Model
Kotter?s Process of Leading Change
Why Do HRIS System Failures Occur?
Change Management
Organizational And Individual Issues In HRIS Implementation
Cultural Issues
Process Reengineering
Resistance to Change
User Acceptance
The Importance of HRIS Integration
Practical Approaches to Implementation
Post-Implementation and Maintenance of the HRIS
Chapter 9. Human Resource Administration and HRIS
Linda C. Isenhour
Introduction to HR Administration in an HRIS Environment
HRM Administration and Organizing Approaches
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Extensible Markup Language (XML)
Advantages of XML-enhanced SOA
Theory and HR Administration
Self-service Portals and HRIS
Advantages of Self-Service Portals for HR Administration
Disadvantages of Self-Service Portals for HR Administration
Shared Service Centers and HRIS
Advantages of Shared Service Centers for Human Resource Administration
Disadvantages of Shared Service Centers for Human Resource Managers
Outsourcing and HRIS
Reasons to Pursue HR Outsourcing (HRO)
Disadvantages of HR Outsourcing
Offshoring and HRIS
Types of HR Offshoring
Summary of HR Administration Approaches
Legal Compliance and HR Administration
HR Administration and Equal Employment Opportunity
U. S. Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, and the EEO-1 Report
EEO-1 Report (Standard Form 100)
EEO-1 and HRIS
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Record Keeping
OSHA Form 300 (Log of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses) and HRIS
HR Administration Approaches and Mandated Governmental Reporting
Privacy and Security in an HRIS
Summary of Government-mandated Reports and Privacy Requirements
HR Strategic Goal Achievement and the Balanced Scorecard
HRM and the Balanced Scorecard
HR Scorecard and Balanced Scorecard Alignment
Chapter 10. Talent Management 1: Job Analysis and Human Resource Planning
Hazel Williams
Talent Management
An Inclusive or Exclusive Approach?
High Performers and High Potentials
Talent Diversity
Job Analysis: Keystone of Human Resource Planning
Job Analysis Approaches and Techniques
Establishing and Maintaining Accurate Job Descriptions: HRIS Applications
A Framework for Strategic Human Resource Planning
Analysis and Investigation
Planning and Resourcing
Human Resource Information Systems Utilisation for Talent Management and Human Resource Planning: The Current Status
Utilisation of Human Resource Information Systems for Talent Management, Tracking and Human Resource Planning
Human Capital Metrics and Analytics
Chapter 11. Recruitment and Selection in an Internet Context
Kimberly M. Lukaszewski, David N. Dickter, Brian Lyons and Jerard F. Kehoe
Introduction to Recruitment and Selection in an Technology Context
Recruitment and Technology
Recruitment Objectives and Online Recruitment Impact on Recruitment Objectives
Quantity, Quality, and Diversity of Applicants
Attributes of Recruiting Website
Summary of Online Recruitment
Selection and Technology
What are Selection Tests and Assessments and Why are They Used?
Why is Assessment Important for HRIS?
Technology Issues in Selection
Applying HRIS to Selection and Assessment
Demonstrating the HR?s Value with HRIS Selection Applications
Summary of Selection
Chapter 12. Training and Development: Issues and HRIS Applications
Ralf Burbach
Training and Development: Strategic Implications and Learning Organizations
Systems Model of Training and Development
Training Metrics and Costing/Benefit Analysis
HRIS Applications in Training
HRIS / Learning Applications?LMS
HRIS Training and Development Applications?Implementation Issues
Chapter 13. Performance Management, Compensation, Benefits, Payroll and the HRIS
Charles H. Fay and Ren Nardoni
Introduction to Performance, Rewards and Payroll
Performance Management
Typical data inputs
Typical reports
Data outflows
Decision support
Typical data inputs
Typical reports
Data outflows
Decision support
Typical data inputs
Typical reports
Data outflows
Decision support
Typical data inputs
Typical reports
Data outflows
Decision support
Chapter 14. International Human Resource Management (IHRM)
Michael J. Kavanagh and John Michel
Introduction: Increasing Importance of International Human Resource Management
Types of International Business Operations
Differences in HRM in MNEs
Managing Different Types of Employees in MNEs
Human Resource Programs in Global Organizations
International Staffing
Selecting Global Managers: Managing Expatriates
Training and Development for Expatriates
Performance Appraisal in MNEs
Managing International Compensation
HRIS Applications in IHRM
Organizational Structure For Effectiveness
IHRM-HRIS Administrative Issues
HRIS Applications MNEs
Chapter 15. Information Security and Privacy in an HRIS
Yuk Kuen Wong and Mohan Thite
Threats To Information Security
Components Of Information Security
Legal Requirements for Information Security
Role of HR in Information Security
Information Security Management for HRIS
Information Privacy
Chapter 16. Future Of HRIS: Emerging Trends In HRM and IT
Michael J. Kavanagh and Mohan Thite
Future Trends in HRM
Future Trends in the Field of IT/IS and HRIS
Software as a Service (SAAS)
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Web 2.0
Enterprise Portals
Future Trends in Workforce Technologies

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Personnel management -- Information technology.
Personnel management -- Data processing.