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
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
15. Collective Bargaining
Part Five Conclusion
16. Summary and Conclusions
Appendix: General Sources in Personnel Management
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