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Acknowledgments

I would like to thank each and every one of the reviewers for their contributions to this book. Their ideas, feedback, and suggestions make this book one of the most innovative HRM books on the market, and I thank them personally for their insight.

  • Carol Decker, Tennessee Wesleyan College
  • Melissa Gruys, Wright State University
  • Lisa Stafford, Fairfield University
  • Fred Kellinger, Penn State University–Beaver Campus
  • Avan Jassawalla, SUNY Geneseo
  • Cheryl Adkins, Longwood University
  • James Tan, St. Cloud State University
  • Niclas Erhardt, Maine Business School
  • Valerie Wallingford, Bemidji State University
  • Stanley Ross, Bridgewater State University
  • Jack Walker, Texas Tech University
  • Howard Stanger, Canisius College
  • Tracy Porter, Cleveland State University
  • Shirish Grover, College of Business, Ferris State University
  • Josh Daspit, University of North Texas
  • Robin Hoggins-Blake, Palm Beach State College
  • Carlton R. Raines, Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Kees Rietsema, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Gemmy Allen, North Lake College
  • Kim Lukaszewski, SUNY New Paltz
  • Eddy Ng, Dalhousie University
  • Adib Birkland, The City College of New York
  • Allison Pratt, Saddleback College/Brandman University
  • Christina Reis, University of New Haven, College of Business

The team at Unnamed Publisher is the best in the business. I am grateful to Michael Boezi for bringing me on the FWK author team. His enthusiasm for the FWK model and his vision is inspiring. Jenn Yee’s ability to get me started in the right direction and Melissa Yu’s follow-through, lightning-fast e-mail responses, amazingly good judgment, and quiet encouragement is ultimately what created the innovative finished product. I would also like to thank the talented people at FWK whom I don’t know, who quietly work in the background, such as the rendering people, technical people, and others, who I know put a great deal of effort into the final product and are a key component to FWK’s success. Also, thank you to Danielle Loparco for editing my first round of work.

I would like to thank my friends and family, who have supported me through this process. This list is long, but I hope they know who they are. I would like to specifically mention my husband, Alain, for understanding the late nights and long days, and also for being my best friend. My parents, Emanuele and JoAnn, for their constant encouragement and support of me professionally and personally not only today, but always. Lastly, thank you to the professors who adopt this book and support this new model of textbooks, which inevitably supports our students’ educational goals and success.