Title Public personnel administration : problems and prospects / edited by Steven W. Hays, Richard C. Kearney
Imprint Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1983
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  352.60973 P9606ha 1983    AVAILABLE    30500100339350
Descript xii, 372 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Preface -- Sect. 1. The Setting -- 1. The Political Context of Public Personnel Administration -- 2. Competing Perspectives on Public Personnel Administration: Patronage, Civil Service, and Privatization -- 3. What Every Public Personnel Manager Should Know About the Constitution -- 4. Personnel Management in the Local Government Setting -- 5. The American Federal Bureaucracy: A Retrospective Look at Reinvention and Reform -- 6. Deregulating the Public Personnel Function -- Sect. 2. The Techniques -- 7. Strategic Human Resource Management -- 8. Issues, Challenges, and Changes in Recruitment and Selection -- 9. Why Public Managers Hate Position Classification -- 10. Compensation, Merit Pay, and Motivation -- 11. The Trials and Tribulations of Performance Appraisal: Problems and Prospects on Entering the Twenty-First Century -- 12. Public Employee Benefits and the Changing Nature of the Workforce -- Sect. 3. The Issues -- 13. Productivity and Privatization: The Human Resource Management Connection -- 14. Privatizing Personnel: Outsourcing Public Sector Functions -- 15. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the Public Sector -- 16. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace -- 17. Working Together: Meeting the Challenge of Workplace Diversity -- 18. The Difference That Gender Makes -- 19. Disabled or Not Disabled: How Does the Americans With Disabilities Act Affect Employment Policies? -- 20. Supplementing Common Myths With Uncommon Management: The Effective Involvement of Volunteers in Delivering Public Services -- 21. Ethics and Human Resource Management -- Sect. 4. Reform and the Future -- 22. Problems and Prospects for Public Employee Unions and Public Managers -- 23. Facing Fundamental Challenges in Reforming Public Personnel Administration -- 24. Reforming Public Sector Human Resource Management: Best Practices From the Practitioner's View -- 25. The Reform Agenda: Where Do We Go From Here? -- Index
Link Online version: Public personnel administration. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1983 (OCoLC)560497781
Subject Civil service -- United States -- Personnel management
Alt Author Hays, Steven W
Kearney, Richard C