Sandra M. Reed
John Wiley & Sons
“A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge (HRBoK)” by Sandra M. Ree is an indispensable reference for HR professionals seeking to enhance their expertise and advance their careers in the dynamic field of human resources. Published by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), this guide serves as a comprehensive resource covering the Core Knowledge Requirements for all exams administered by HRCI.
This authoritative reference book is not only a valuable tool for HR professionals aligning their organizations with essential practices but also a crucial guide for exam preparation. The HRBoK encompasses the six key areas of HR functional expertise: Business Management and Strategy; Workforce Planning and Employment; Human Resource Development; Compensation and Benefits; Employee and Labor Relations; and Risk Management.
Contributions from numerous HR subject matter experts provide in-depth insights into the skills, knowledge, and methods that define best practices in the HR profession. Whether used as a desk reference or for self-assessment, this guide allows HR professionals to assess their skill sets against the HRCI standard, stay informed about the latest strategies in the field, and gain valuable insights into the body of knowledge that underpins HRCI certification exams.
As the HR field evolves in complexity and diversity, this guide serves as an informational “home base” for HR professionals, offering periodic check-ins and authoritative references. Drawing on HRCI's expertise as a certifying body for over four decades, the HRBoK is the definitive resource that HR professionals can rely on for years to come, providing a solid foundation and guidance in navigating the ever-changing landscape of human resource management.