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Personnel Management in Government Agencies and Nonprofit Organizations, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Dennis L. Dresang

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 9, 2008

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The long-awaited new edition of this highly praised text now includes full coverage of policy issues and professional practice in nonprofit organizations, as well as at every level of government.  It retains the characteristics that have made previous editions a success: an accessible writing style, and an abundance of practical exercises and real life case studies.

 

In addition to full coverage of the increasingly important role of personnel management in nonprofit organizations, this new edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest in scholarship and research and includes timely material on succession planning, post 9-11 security concerns, increased reliance on volunteers, and the challenges and opportunities of outsourcing.

Table of Contents

Part One   Introduction 

    1.         Introduction: Personnel Management in Government  Agencies and Nonprofit Organizations 

 

Part Two   Public Policies for Personnel Management in Government Agencies and Nonprofit Organizatioins

    2.         The Development of the Merit System 

    3.         Ethics, Rights and Responsibilities 

    4.         Diversity

    5.         Productivity 

    6.         Organization for Personnel Management 

 

Part Three   Organizational Needs 

    7.         Succession Planning 

    8.         Position Analysis and Job Evaluation 

    9.         Performance Evaluation 

    10.       Selecting Employees 

 

Part Four   Employee Needs 

    11.       Employee Training and Development 

    12.       Health and Safety 

    13.       Discipline and Dismissal 

    14.       Compensation 

    15.       Collective Bargaining 

 

Part Five   Conclusion 

    16.       Summary and Conclusions 

 

Appendix: General Sources in Personnel Management 

Index 

 

 

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