Cases In Public Human Resource Management

Author : T. Zane Reeves
ISBN : CORNELL:31924103811992
Genre : Education
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This collection of actual case studies (with only names changed) is appropriate for both graduates and undergraduates taking courses in public personnel management, human resources management, or employment relations. The book's 30 cases can be used as teaching tools in the classroom; by trainers with employees, supervisors, or managers; and for individual analysis and self-assessment. In this edition, revisions were made both for currency but also to emphasis more fully the social and ethical concerns of public managers as well as the impact of 9/11 on the field.
Category: Education

Investigating Issues In Human Resource Management First Edition

Author : T. Zane Reeves
ISBN : 1634875788
Genre :
File Size : 75.49 MB
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The text uses case studies to teach basic principles of human resources and the skills needed to conduct investigations into human resource issues. It explores the emotional nature of such investigations and the tensions they inevitably produce.
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South African Human Resource Management For The Public Sector

Author : Barney Erasmus
ISBN : 0702166332
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 89.37 MB
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This report discusses important themes in the field of human resource management for the public sector, including managing employee relations, strategizing and planning human resources departments, and selecting employees within the equal employment opportunity guidelines. Current legislation of the field is discussed and new theories on local and international applied research are explored.
Category: Business & Economics

Public Human Resource Management

Author : Randy Paul Battaglio
ISBN : 9781452218236
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 66.99 MB
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This book offers a novel take on public human resource management (PHRM) by providing practical guidance for practitioners operating in a drastically reformed HR environment. Reviewing foundational topics like recruitment and retention, pay and benefits, equal employment opportunity, and performance appraisal in light of five key reforms (decentralization, deregulation, declassification, privatization, and performance-based pay), author R. Paul Battaglio assesses how the traditional practice of public HR has changed--and not necessarily for the better. New material on human resource information systems, managing motivation in the public sector, and public HR management education is included -- a topic rarely found in contemporary PHRM texts. Public Human Resource Management is an essential guide to public HR management and navigating the challenges and opportunities posed in the changing landscape of HR reform.
Category: Political Science

Cases In Public Management

Author : Robert T. Golembiewski
ISBN : 0875814050
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 42.8 MB
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This casebook covers a broad range of situations that managers are likely to encounter in public settings. The cases are fully detailed, based on real events, and edited for instructional purposes. They are applicable in introductory public administration courses as well as courses in organizational behavior, human resources, and public personnel management. A substantial introduction explains how to use the cases in the classroom.
Category: Political Science

Handbook Of Human Resource Management In Government

Author : Stephen E. Condrey
ISBN : 0470616091
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 59.65 MB
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The practice of public human resource management has evolved significantly in recent years due toincreased outsourcing, privatization, and the diminution of public employee rights. This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic reference Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government offers authoritative, state-of-the-art information for public administrators and human resource professionals. The third edition features contributions from noted experts in the field, including Donald E. Klingner, Mary E. Guy, Jonathan P. West, Jeffrey L. Brudney, Montgomery Van Wart, J. J. Steven Ott, Norma M. Riccucci, and many more. Praise for the Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government "This third edition of the Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government is an essential resource for scholars, practitioners, and general readers in need of concise summaries of up-to-date, cutting-edge, public personnel administration research. No other handbook on the market more concisely, more comprehensively, more clearly synthesizes this vast, rapidly changing field that remains so vital to effective government performance." —Richard Stillman, editor-in-chief, Public Administration Review "The Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government comprehensively and seamlessly blends theory and practice. The result is a clear road map that can finally make HR a key player in helping thegovernment meet the unprecedented challenges facing our nation, our states, and our communities." —Bob Lavigna, vice president, Research, Partnership for Public Service, Washington, DC "With each successive edition, Condrey's Handbook of Human Resource Management in Governmentbecomes a more essential tool for graduate students who wish to improve their understanding of this field. Condrey's own expertise has enabled him to take contributions from leading experts in the field and shape them into a reader that is comprehensive, engaging, and authoritative." —Donald E. Klingner, University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; former president, American Society for Public Administration; and fellow, National Academy of Public Administration "For anyone concerned with HRM in government, this updated and expanded volume is 'must reading.'"—Meredith Newman, president, American Society for Public Administration
Category: Business & Economics

Practical Human Resources For Public Managers

Author : Nicolas A. Valcik
ISBN : 9781439841464
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 65.91 MB
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Employers face a myriad of issues when hiring: how to recruit, whom to select, how to interview, Equal Employment Opportunity policies, fair salary offerings, health issues, performance evaluations, behavior/disciplinary actions, turnover, and the list goes on and on. Practical Human Resources Management for Public Managers: A Case Study Approach provides insight into human resource trends and demonstrates how complex situations can be successfully managed by public sector practitioners. The authors take us step by step into the "real world" with examples of historical events that compare "What Happened" with "What Could Have Happened" as well as suggested readings for more in-depth analysis and important points to remember. Exploring the space between theory and what actually occurs in the world, this book supplies instructional case studies based upon actual events. The authors introduce key human resources issues with clear, concise language and provide techniques to address these issues in a real-world setting. The case studies cover legal and liability issues, recruiting and hiring, employee performance, reward and discipline issues, retention, termination, workplace violence, mentorship, motivation, and managing through transitions. The authors bring know-how from a wide array of working environments, including teaching and administrative experience in public universities and management in municipalities of various population sizes from a few thousand to more than a million. They have also worked in a variety of capacities within these organizations, which allow them to see different perspectives on how different departments handle similar situations. They use their from-the-trenches knowledge to explore pragmatic ways to deal with human resource issues in public sector workplaces.
Category: Business & Economics

Human Resource Management In Public Service

Author : Evan M. Berman
ISBN : 9781412991674
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 24.19 MB
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Effective human resource management is a critical function in today's public workplace, and this book provides students and practitioners with the tools to succeed in public sector management.
Category: Political Science

Public Human Resource Management

Author : Richard C. Kearney
ISBN : 9781483393476
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 46.30 MB
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Public Human Resource Management: Problems and Prospects by Richard C. Kearney and Jerrell D. Coggburn brings together exemplary contributors who provide concise essays on major contemporary public human resources management issues. Organized into four parts – setting, techniques, issues and prospects – and covering the major process, function and policy issues in the field, the text offers valuable wisdom to students and practitioners alike. The new edition boasts sixteen new and eleven updated chapters authored by the leading figures in the field as well as by up-and-coming new scholars.
Category: Political Science