Public Personnel Administration : Problems and Prospects

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-12-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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The book contains a mix of "thought pieces," theoretical essays, and descriptive treatise written by established scholars in public personnel administration.

Table of Contents

The Setting
The Politics of Public Personnel Administration
What Every Personnel Manager Should Know About the Constitution
Personnel Management in the Local Government Setting
The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and Its Progeny: The Promise and the Dilemma
The Techniques
Strategic Human Resource and Career Development Planning
Current Issues and Challenges in Recruitment and Selection
Performance Appraisal: Seeking Accountability and Efficiency Through Individual Effort, Commitment and Accomplishment
Compensation, Merit Pay, and Motivation
Human Capital and High Performance in Public Organizations
Employee Discipline and Removal: Coping with Job Security
Public Employee Pensions and Pension Plans
The Challenges
Unions in Government: Where Do They Go From Here?
Privatization and Productivity
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Policies, Techniques, and Controversies
Managing Sexual Harassment in Public Employment
Women, Public Administration, and the Personnel Function
The Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for Public Personnel Management
Contemporary Health Care Dilemmas and Public Personnel Management
Ethics and Public Personnel Administration
The Future
Merit System Reform in the States
Total Quality Management and the Personnel Function
The Involvement of Volunteers in the Delivery of Services: Myth and Management
A Retrospective and Prospective: The Moral Dimension
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