Public Personnel Management: Current Concerns, Future Challenges

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-02-22
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Updated in a new 5th edition, Public Personnel Management,by Norma M. Riccucci,#xA0;is a concise and accessible reader containing all original articles addressing the most current issues in public personnel management.#xA0;#xA0;Written expressly for the text by leading scholars, all of the articles are either new to this edition or substantially revised. Each article focuses on specific#x13;often controversial#x13;issues in public personal management, such as comparative personnel management, pensions, sexuality, health, succession planning, unions, and the multi-generational workforce.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Public Human Resource Management: How We Get Where We Are Todayp. 1
Building Public HRM Capacity in Fragile and Transitional States: Linking Theory, Research, Practice, and Teachingp. 14
Generational Differences and the Public Sector Workforcep. 28
Affirmative Action and the Lawp. 39
Diversity and Cultural Competencyp. 50
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Employees in the Public Sector Workforcep. 60
Chronic Health Issues and the Public Workplacep. 77
Public Employee Unions in a New Erap. 95
Public Employees' Liability for ˘Constitutional Torts÷p. 104
Strategic Human Resource Managementp. 120
Hiring in the Federal Government: Balancing Technical, Managerial, and Political Imperativesp. 135
The Challenges of Succession Planning in Turbulent Timesp. 148
Public Sector Pensions and Benefits: Challenges in a New Environmentp. 157
Managing Human Resources to Improve Organizational Productivity: The Role of Performance Evaluationp. 173
Privatized Prisons and Unions: Personnel Management Implicationsp. 186
Human Resources Management in Nonprofit Organizationsp. 196
Ethics Management and Trainingp. 213
Indexp. 228
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