Human Resource Management in Public Service

Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems
Author: Evan M. Berman,James S. Bowman,Jonathan P. West,Montgomery R. Van Wart
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483340023
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 584
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Human Resource Management in Public Service: Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems offers managers and aspiring managers a thorough, provocative, and award-winning coverage of the complex issues of management in the public sector, from both employee and managerial viewpoints. Combining more than 100 years of professional and academic experience, authors Evan M. Berman, James S. Bowman, Jonathan P. West, and Montgomery Van Wart have created user-friendly and accessible material by highlighting dilemmas, challenging readers to resolve them, and enticing them to go beyond the text to discover and confront other dilemmas. Grounded in real public service experiences, the book emphasizes hands-on skill building and problem solving. Continuing the award-winning tradition of previous editions, this Fifth Edition covers all of the stages of the employment process, including recruitment, selection, training, legal rights and responsibilities, compensation, and appraisal.

Human Resource Management in Public Service

Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems
Author: James S. Bowman,Jonathan P. West,Montgomery R. Van Wart
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412967430
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 434
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The Third Edition of this award-winning text helps readers develop key skills for success while also reminding them of the complex puzzles and paradoxes of management in the public sector. It provides thoroughly updated and enhanced coverage with additional practical tools for managers and student job seekers, more international examples, more examples from hospitals and social services, and new sections on ethics training, motivation, psychological contracts, civil service reform, and workplace violence.

Leadership in Public Organizations

An Introduction
Author: Montgomery Van Wart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317466314
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 416
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This concise, yet comprehensive treatment of public sector leadership is designed for upper level and graduate students, and can also serve as a guidebook for professionals in the field. In addition to a full, up-to-date review of leadership theories, it covers the main competency clusters in detail, and provides both the research on each competency and practical guidelines for improvement. These competencies are graphically portrayed in a Leadership Action cycle that aids students in visually connecting theory and practice.

American Public Service

Radical Reform and the Merit System
Author: James S. Bowman,Jonathan P. West
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849305412
Category: Political Science
Page: 296
View: 2296
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Understanding the effects of radical change on public personnel systems is critically important both now and in the future to all those interested in the quality of American democracy. Civil service reform is occurring at all levels of government both in the United States and abroad. American Public Service: Radical Reform and the Merit System is a collection of papers that examine the innovations, strategies, and issues found in the contemporary civil service reform debate. Offering diverse perspectives from expert contributors, this book presents matters concerning radical reform and the merit system at the federal, state, and local levels of government. This volume offers fresh insight into the effects of merit system changes on employees. Divided into four sections, this book... · Examines a portrait of contemporary reforms from across the country and concepts to interpret those data · Addresses whether the relaxation of civil service protections against partisan intrusion will result in corruption · Provides examples of ongoing changes and analyzes survey data from state managers · Discusses a variety of key issues, such as the impact on racial inequality of moving from a protected class employment status to an unprotected at-will relationship The book provides a baseline of data on reforms as well as an account of their current promises and pitfalls. Covering topics ripped from the headlines, this text also identifies pressing issues and makes suggestions for the future. Offering a variety of methodological approaches, it is ideal for all those interested in effective governance.

Anleitung zur Unzufriedenheit

warum weniger glücklicher macht
Author: Barry Schwartz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783548368672
Category:
Page: 284
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The Professional Edge

Competencies in Public Service
Author: James S. Bowman
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765611451
Category: Political Science
Page: 154
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The new context and character of public service--shifting values, entrepreneurship, information technology, multi-sector careers--require enhanced technical, ethical, and leadership skills. This concise and readable work describes what it means to be a consummate professional public servant. Essential reading for both professionals and students, it sets standards for everyone who conducts the public's business, and links them with performance management, human resource administration and information technology skills. The book identifies the ethical foundations of public service and how to integrate them in practice. It also addresses individual leadership, what it means and how it is based on a foundation of technical and ethical skills. Filled with original illustrative examples and case studies from government, the non-profit sector, and business, The Professional Edge is an ideal supplement for any introductory course in Public Administration or Ethics in the Public Service.

Im öffentlichen Dienst

Kontrastive Stimmen aus einer Arbeitswelt im Wandel
Author: Franz Schultheis,Berthold Vogel,Kristina Mau
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839427703
Category: Social Science
Page: 296
View: 6821
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Die Ausbildung junger Menschen, die Versorgung Kranker und Pflegebedürftiger, die Zugänglichkeit von Informationen, die Entsorgung des Mülls und die Pünktlichkeit von Bus und Bahn - wer würde den Wert öffentlicher Leistungen bestreiten? Doch unter welchen Bedingungen finden alle diese Tätigkeiten statt? Was heißt es heute - nach Jahren intensiver Reformbemühungen -, im öffentlichen Dienst tätig zu sein? Dieser Band bietet neue Einblicke in eine Arbeitswelt, die wir alle zu kennen glauben, von der wir aber doch kaum konkrete Anschauung haben. In bild- und kontrastreichen Porträts kommen diejenigen zu Wort, die im Dienste öffentlicher Güter stehen.

Encyclopedia of public administration and public policy

1993-environment
Author: Evan M. Berman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781420052756
Category: Political Science
Page: 680
View: 4082
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Achieving Competencies in Public Service: The Professional Edge

The Professional Edge
Author: James S. Bowman,Jonathan P. West,Marcia A. Beck
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317477804
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
View: 8596
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The new context and character of public service - shifting values, entrepreneurship, information technology, and multi-sector careers - require a 'skills triangle' of technical, ethical, and leadership abilities. This concise and readable work focuses on these three essential skills, and describes what it means to be a consummate professional public servant. Essential reading for both professionals and students, "Achieving Competencies in Public Service: The Professional Edge" sets standards for anyone who conducts the public's business, and links them with performance management, human resource administration, and information technology skills. Filled with original illustrative examples, case studies, and exemplar profiles, the book is an ideal supplement for any introductory course in Public Administration.

Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government


Author: Stephen E. Condrey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470616093
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 1056
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HANDBOOK OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT, THIRD EDITION The practice of public human resource management has evolved significantly in recent years due to increased 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 the government 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 Government becomes 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

Asian Review of Public Administration


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Public administration
Page: N.A
View: 7617
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Review of Public Personnel Administration


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Civil service
Page: N.A
View: 2045
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Public Administration Review


Author: Leonard Dupee White
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Public administration
Page: N.A
View: 458
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Includes section "Reviews of books and documents."

Public Administration in America


Author: Michael E. Milakovich,George J. Gordon
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 688
View: 2133
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As the most widely used text for the introductory public administration course, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN AMERICA offers a comprehensive and inspiring overview of the themes, trends, ethics, and challenges of studying and participating in public administration. With a lucid, accessible style, the authors emphasize the important and invaluable service that public administration provides, helping students grasp the complexities of the field by dividing the text into four parts, covering context and structure, organization and leadership, functions, and future performance management responsibilities of public administration.

Politeia


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political science
Page: N.A
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English and Afrikaans with abstracts in English.

The Illinois Public Employee Relations Report


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Industrial relations
Page: N.A
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Public Personnel Management

Contexts and Strategies
Author: Donald E. Klingner,John Nalbandian
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 384
View: 4495
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Reflecting contemporary political and managerial realities, this book provides a comprehensive exploration of the values, conflicts, political processes, and management techniques which provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector. A five-part organization covers an introduction to the world of public personnel management, planning, acquisition, development, and sanctions. For human resources personnel—especially managers.

The Korean Journal of Policy Studies


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Korea (South)
Page: N.A
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Der Putzmann und der Manager

ein fabelhaftes Führungsbuch
Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783430159746
Category:
Page: 157
View: 8055
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Managing Destination Marketing Organizations

The Tasks, Roles and Responsibilities of the Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive
Author: Robert C. Ford,William C. Peeper
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Hospitality industry
Page: 548
View: 2711
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