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Approximately 260 pages
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HR Manager's Guide to Managing Information Systems
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Provides a detailed outline of human resource information management systems (HRMS) or (HRIS) as used for HR management, payroll management, and time management.

This book will provide practitioners and students with the strategic perspective and practical considerations necessary to assess, search for and select, and use a HRMS.  It highlights key issues and describes risks normally associated with such systems and the functional application of them.  It provides the basis for embarking on an entirely new level of management focus and organizational excellence. People are often an organization's largest expense, so managing that resource more effectively can give immediate payback.

This book provides a detailed outline of human resource information management systems (HRMS) as used for human resource management, payroll management, and time management. A HRMS (or HRIS) can be a foundation system for an overall organizational information framework, providing data management and information management for all users.

The author provides step-by-step considerations for assessing, selecting and implementing an HRMS to be used by the organization to manage all aspects of talent, total rewards, time and risk – customers can work through each step following the author's advice and listening to his evaluation of the issues and risks.

About the Author
Ian Turnbull, BA, MBA, is Managing Director of Laird & Greer Management Consultants, focusing on the assessment and selection of Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS). He is a Director of Earning Through Learning offering online learning to the business community, and serves as a Director of The Canadian Privacy Institute, editing it's next book on Privacy due in mid-2014. Throughout his career he has served the HR community having held positions as: President of the Human Resource Professionals of York Region (HRPYR), Chair of the International Association of Human Resource Information Management (IRHIM), President of ASTD, President of ASHROD, and the Federal Engineering Manpower Council. He attained the CHRP designation in 1991 and was Chair of the Canadian Council of HR Associations (CCHRA) when it announced the Canada-wide CHRP reciprocation. In October 2002 he was given the President's Award from the International Public Management Association of Canada (IPMA) for making an outstanding contribution to the practice of human resources management in Canada.
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