This reader is a concise and accessible reader containing all original articles addressing the most current issues in public personnel management.
Written expressly for the text by leading scholars, all of the articles are either new to this edition or substantially revised. Each article focuses on specific—often controversial—issues in public personal management, such as comparative personnel management, pensions, sexuality, health, succession planning, unions, and the multi-generational workforce.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Public Human Resource Management: How We Get Where We Are Today
Stephen E. Condrey
Chapter 2. Building Public HRM Capacity in Fragile and Transitional States: Linking Theory, Research, Practice and Teaching
Donald E. Klingner
Chapter 3. Generational Differences and the Public Sector Workforce
Madinah F. Hamidullah
Chapter 4. Affirmative Action and the Law
Norma M. Riccucci
Chapter 5. Diversity and Cultural Competency
Norma M. Riccucci
Chapter 6. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Employees in the Public Sector Work Force
Charles W. Gossett
Chapter 7. Chronic Health Issues and the Public Workplace
James D. Slack, Samuel Douglas Drake Slack, and Sarah Ashley Slack
Chapter 8. Public Employee Unions in a New Era
T. Zane Reeves
Chapter 9. Public Employees’ Liability for “Constitutional Torts”
David H. Rosenbloom
Chapter 10. Strategic Human Resources Management
Dennis M. Daley
Chapter 11. Hiring in the Federal Government: Balancing Technical, Managerial, and Political Imperatives
Chapter 12. The Challenges of Succession Planning in Turbulent Times
Chapter 13. Public Sector Pensions and Benefits: Challenges in a New Environment
Albert C. Hyde and Katherine C. Naff
Chapter 14. Managing Human Resources to Improve Organizational Productivity:The Role of Performance Evaluation
J. Edward Kellough
Chapter 15. Privatized Prisons and Unions: Personnel Management Implications
Trina M. Gordon and Byron E. Price
Chapter 16. Human Resources Management in Nonprofit Organizations
Joan E. Pynes
Chapter 17. Ethics Management and Training
Jonathan P. West and Evan M. Berman
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