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Public Human Resource Management: Problems and Prospects, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Steven W Hays, Richard D Kearney

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 8, 2008

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This collection of original essays explores the theme of “problems and prospects” that discusses and suggests remedies for some of the most troublesome issues in modern personnel administration.


Featuring contributions from some of the most notable researchers in the field, this well balanced and up-to-date text can be used in both undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Public Personnel Administration, Human Resources Administration, and Labor-Management Relations.

Table of Contents

Chapter Topic


Introduction to PPA

Hays, Kearney, & Coggburn

Section One: The Setting


Values and Perspectives

Klingner, Donald

HRM and the Constitution

Rosenbloom, David and

Chanin, Joshua

Federal Government HR

Thompson, James &

Seidner, Robert

State Government HR

Selden, Sally

Local Government HR

Mason, Susan G. &

Stein, Lana

Nonprofit HR Issues

Gazley, Beth

Section Two: Techniques


Strategic Human Capital

Pynes, Joan

Performance Appraisal/Management

Daley, Dennis

Pensions and Benefits

Roberts, Gary


Gabris, Gerald &

Davis, Trenton

HR Metrics

Hays, Steve

Workforce Planning

Jacobsen, Willow

Grievances and Employee Rights

Sowa, Jessica

Section Three: The Issues


EEO and Affirmative Action

Kellough, Ed

Gender and Workplace Issues

Guy, Mary Ellen &Spice, Susan



Info Technology/Virtual HR

Wooters, Robert T.

Ethics and HRM

West, Jonathan

Public Sector Labor Issues

Mareschal, Patrice

Outsourcing HR

Coggburn, Jerrell

Conclusion: Reform and Prospects


Prospects for PPA…

Bowman, James

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