Summary: The Handbook of Human Resources Management in Government, Second Edition is a comprehensive resource covering every aspect of HR in government organizations. It brings together leading experts to offer advice and insights on crucial issues such as diversity, EEO regulations and other legal issues, compensation, sexual harassment, and performance appraisal. In addition, the Handbook takes HR managers beyond their often limited problem-solving role to demonstrate how t
hey can take a more strategic role in their organizations.
Summary: The Handbook of Human Resources Management in Government, Second Edition is a comprehensive resource covering every aspect of HR in government organizations. It brings together leading experts to offer advice and insights on crucial issues such as diversity, EEO regulations and other legal issues, compensation, sexual harassment, and performance appraisal. In addition, the Handbook takes HR managers beyond their often limited problem-solving role to demonstrate how they can take a more strategic role in their organizations. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Jossey-Bass, Inc. Year Published: 2005 International: No
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PART ONE: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT.
1. The Changing Role of the Human Resource Office 2. Beyond Civil Service: The Politics of the Emergent Paradigms 3. Radical Civil Service Reform: Ideology, Politics, and Policy 4. State Civil Service Systems
PART TWO: THE PUBLIC SECTOR WORKFORCE.
5. Staffing the Bureaucracy: Employee Recruitment and Selection 6. Toward a More Flexible Public Workforce: Issues and Implications 7. Valuing Diversity: The Changing Workplace 8. Managing an Aging Workforce: Trends, Issues, and Strategies 9. Using Technology in the Workplace 10. Using Volunteers in the Workplace
PART THREE: MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES.
11. Public Human Resource Management: An Organizational Development Perspective 12. Practical Strategies for Increasing Ethical Behavior in the Workplace 13. Organizational Investment in Employee Development 14. Understanding Organizational Climate and Culture 15. Understanding and Using Conflict in the Workplace 16. Employee Unions and the Human Resource Management Function
PART FOUR: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
17. Human Resource Management Legal Issues 18. A Practical Guide to Affirmative Action 19. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 20. Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
PART FIVE: MOTIVATING, ASSESSING, AND COMPENSATING EMPLOYEES.
21. The Role of the Manager in Employee Motivation 22. Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems 23. Effective Job Analysis Methods 24. A Practical Guide to Conducting Assessment Centers 25. Work Management and Job Evaluation Systems in a Government Environment 26. Designing and Creating an Effective Compensation Plan
PART SIX: TOOLS FOR INTEGRATING HUMAN RESOURCES INTO THE ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION.
27. Benchmarking Performance 28. Strategic Planning for Human Resource Managers 29. A Guide to Practical Human Resource Research 30. Human Resource Consultants and Outsourcing: Focusing on Local Government 31. Employee Benefits: From Health Care to Pensions 32. The Role of Human Resource Professionals in the Budgeting Process Conclusion: Toward Effective Human Resource Management
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