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Managing Human Resources in the Oil & Gas Industry

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by Steve Werner, Andrew Inkpen and Michael H. Moffett

Many factors set oil and gas apart from other industries and make unique demands on its human resource management, including its global nature, the importance of safety, the involvement of governments, proactive stakeholders, a multifaceted workforce, and project focus. Managing Human Resources in the Oil & Gas Industry provides an in-depth look at human resource management for all aspects of the oil and gas sector. The authors provide a full picture of human resource management and its role in staffing, training, performance management, compensation, and labor.

This book is relevant to all human resource management department employees and all managers in the oil and gas industry and is suitable for workshops, seminars, and courses in human resource management in the oil and gas industry. 

This book will help:

  • Show how the oil and gas industry differs substantially from other industries and discusses the implications of these differences for managing human resources
  • Guide managers in the oil and gas sector on how to better manage their employees
  • Describe numerous ways to foster a safety culture
  • Show how effective management of human resources can improve project success
  • Explain ways to deal effectively with the complexities of globalization
  • Provide a detailed analysis of addressing the concerns of various stakeholders through good management of human resources
  • Explain how human resources will recruit and train the next wave of industry workers and leaders during the “Great Crew Change”

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Overview of the Management of Human Resources
Chapter 2. The Global Oil and Gas Industry
Chapter 3. The Global Nature of the Oil and Gas Industry
CASE 1. Employment in an Upstream African Project: The Case of the Chad-Cameroon Petroleum Development Project
Chapter 4. The Importance of Health and Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry
Chapter 5. Projects in the Oil and Gas Industry
Chapter 6. The Unconventional Workforce of the Oil and Gas Industry
CASE 2. Skill Shortages in the Oil and Gas Industry: The Case of Australian LNG Development
Chapter 7. The Proactive Stakeholders of the Oil and Gas Industry
Chapter 8. Government Involvement in the Oil and Gas Industry
CASE 3. The Bakken Boom: Unconventional Oil and Employment
Chapter 9. Final Thoughts on Managing Human Resources in the Oil and Gas Industry

Price: $89.00
410 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/February 2016
ISBN10 1-59370-362-7

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