Public Personnel Management

Paperback | August 5, 2009

byDonald Klingner, John Nalbandian, Jared J Llorens

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Distinguished by its coherent values perspective, Public Personnel Management focuses on the conflicts, political processes, and management techniques that provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector.

Organized around the four principal personnel functions that must be fulfilled in any complex organization, this book provides a comprehensive exploration of the planning, acquisition, development, and sanctions within public personnel management.

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Distinguished by its coherent values perspective, Public Personnel Management focuses on the conflicts, political processes, and management techniques that provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector. Organized around the four principal personnel functions that must be fulfilled in any complex organization, th...

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Distinguished by its coherent values perspective,Public Personnel Managementfocuses on the conflicts, political processes, and management techniques that provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector. Organized around the four principal personnel functions that must be fulfilled in any complex organization, this...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.44 × 7.66 × 1.02 inPublished:August 5, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0136026885

ISBN - 13:9780136026884

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Part 1:  Introdiction  1. The World of Public Personnel Management  Exercise: Values and Functions in Public Personnel Management  Case Study: Political Clearance for "Buck" Pleake  2. Doing Public HRM in the United States  Case Study: Choosing a Municipal Personnel Director  Part 2: Planning  3. Strategic Thinking about HRM  Exercise: Evaluating Your Human Resources Management System  4. The HR Role in Planning, Budgeting, Performance Management and Program Evaluation  Case Study #1: A Day In The Life Of A City Manager  Case Study #2: Privatization  Case Study #3: Between A Rock And A Hard Place  5. Defining and Organizing Work  Case Study:  Who's Most Qualified to be Minority Recruitment Director?  6. Rewarding Work: Pay and Benefits  Case Study: Reducing Unscheduled Absenteeism  Part 3 Acquisition  7. Social Equity and Diversity Management  Exercise: Equal Employment Opportunity or Affirmative Action?  Case Study #1: Social Equity vs. Employee Rights  Case Study #2: From EEO & AA to Diversity Management  8. Recruitment, Selection and Promotion  Exercise: Driving Forces of Change in Recruitment and Selection  Case Study: Information Technology Recruitment  Part 4: Development  9. Leadership and Performance in Turbulent Times  Case Study #1: Requiem for a Good Soldier  Case Study #2: Recruiting a Water Plant Technician  Exercise: Psychological Contracts  10. Training, Education and Staff Development  Case Study #1: Develop A Diversity Training Program  Case Study #2: Training Vignettes  Case Study #3: "How Should This Management Team Work Together?"  11. Performance Appraisal  Case Study: Evaluating Appraisal Instruments  12. Safety and Health  Case Study #1: Developing a Workplace AIDS Policy  Case Study #2: Workplace Violence: "In Hindsight, We Could See it Coming"  Part 5: Sanctions  13. Organizational Justice  Case Study: Juan Hernandez vs. The County  14. Collective Bargaining  Case Study: Good Management Or Bargaining In Bad Faith?