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Benefits and Beyond

1st Edition

A Comprehensive and Strategic Approach to Retirement, Health Care, and More

Thomas E. Murphy
eISBN-13: 9781483379111

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Benefits and Beyond: A Comprehensive and Strategic Approach to Retirement, Health Care, and More provides readers with a variety of interdisciplinary principles and tools, including labor economics, human resources strategy, tax policy, metrics, and actuarial science. Rather than training students in the details of current benefits offerings, this text prepares students to deal with the future evolution of benefit designs and policy. Numerous cases, examples, and exercises engage readers and help them master the content.

Key Features

Includes a primer on actuarial concepts, which permeate benefit design and decision makingProvides global benefit comparisons between Europe, the United States, and the Pacific Rim and explores issues pertaining to ex-patriot assignments Focuses on fundamental labor economic issues, legal issues pertaining to benefits, and life cycle events and their relationship to benefit needs Covers both privately and publicly funded retirement plans as well as publicly funded retirement and health care programs Helps readers understand how to align business, human resource management, and benefit strategies and how to include them in benefit principles and designs for the workplace Offers a full range of benefit discussions, including retirement plans, health care, life insurance, equity benefits, disability plans, benefit administration, accommodation and convenience benefits, and the financing of private and public benefits

For additional support and updates for Benefits and Beyond, please visit the author′s Blog at http://managementandbeyond.com/blog. Thomas E. Murphy makes weekly entries to his blog and includes Power Point Slides, end of chapter exercises, and topical discussions, which provide additional resources for teachers and students.

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ISBNs 9781412950893, 9781412950893, 9781412950893, 9781412950886, 9781412950886, 9781483379111, 9781483379104, 1483379116
Language English
Number of Pages 536
Edition 1st