Public Personnel Administration: Problems and Prospects

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Steven W. Hays, Richard C. Kearney
Prentice-Hall, 1983 - Civil service - 372 pages
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This collection of original manuscripts--representing a cross-section of the timeliest scholarship in public personnel administration--explores the theme of ¿problems and prospects¿ in public personnel administration. The contributions are organized into four broad sections: The Setting, The Techniques, The Issues, and Reform and the Future. Section One focuses primarily on the social, political, economic, and legal trends that have served as catalysts in the transformation of public personnel administration. Section Two is composed of selections that summarize developments in the practice of HRM, with special emphasis on emerging personnel techniques and the ways that traditional approaches to the staffing function are being revised. Section Three discusses and suggests responses to some of the most troublesome or pervasive issues in modern personnel management. The final section assesses the probable trends in the field's future, and analyzes the efficacy of recent reform efforts. For human resource personnel looking to broaden their perspective in the field.

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