Managing Personnel in the Public Sector

Managing Personnel in the Public Sector

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This book is written for the large number of public administration students and practitioners who are interested in becoming department managers and supervisors in various areas of government service. It emphasizes the interdependence between the human resource department and line managers in implementing personnel functions. It also provides enough background and history about human resource management in the public sector for line managers to appreciate why the field functions as it does.
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 157.5 x 228.6 x 7.6mm | 294.84g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155073842
  • 9780155073845

Table of contents

1. Understanding Human Resource Management and the Department Manager's Role. 2. Staffing the Department. 3. Position Management: Understanding the Employee's Job. 4. Meeting Departmental Goals: Performance Assessment. 5. Managing Performance Improvement. 6. Employee Safety and Health. 7. Workplace Ethics. 8. The New Millennium Workplace. Appendix A: Preemployment Inquiry Guidelines. Appendix B: Sample Guidelines for Position Classification. Appendix C: IPMA Statement of Principles and Values.
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1. Understanding Human Resource Management and the Department Manager's Role. 2. Staffing the Department. 3. Position Management: Understanding the Employee's Job. 4. Meeting Departmental Goals: Performance Assessment. 5. Managing Performance Improvement. 6. Employee Safety and Health. 7. Workplace Ethics. 8. The New Millennium Workplace. Appendix A: Preemployment Inquiry Guidelines. Appendix B: Sample Guidelines for Position Classification. Appendix C: IPMA Statement of Principles and Values.
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