Handbook of Human Resources Management in Government, 2nd Edition
April 2005, Jossey-Bass
- Move beyond your often limited problem-solving role as an HR manager and demonstrate how you can play a more strategic role in your organization.
- Deal with crucial issues such as diversity, EEO regulations and other legal issues, compensation, sexual harassment, and performance appraisal.
- Expand your ability to maximize productivity, efficiency, and employee satisfaction.
- Develop budgets, use volunteers, and employ consultants.
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Introduction: Toward Strategic Human Resource Management (Stephen E. Condrey).
PART ONE: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT.
1 The Changing Role of the Human Resource Office (Carolyn Ban).
2 Beyond Civil Service: The Politics of the Emergent Paradigms (Donald E. Klingner, Dahlia Lynn).
3 Radical Civil Service Reform: Ideology, Politics, and Policy (J. Edward Kellough, Lloyd G. Nigro).
4 State Civil Service Systems (Keon S. Chi).
PART TWO: THE PUBLIC SECTOR WORKFORCE.
5 Staffing the Bureaucracy: Employee Recruitment and Selection (Steven W. Hays, Jessica E. Sowa).
6 Toward a More Flexible Public Workforce: Issues and Implications (James R. Thompson, Sharon H. Mastracci).
7 Valuing Diversity: The Changing Workplace (Mary E. Guy, Meredith A. Newman).
8 Managing an Aging Workforce: Trends, Issues, and Strategies (Jonathan P. West).
9 Using Technology in the Workplace (David H. Coursey, Samuel M. McCreary).
10 Using Volunteers in the Workplace (Jeffrey L. Brudney).
PART THREE: MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES.
11 Public Human Resource Management: An Organizational Development Perspective (David G. Carnevale, Kay Ham).
12 Practical Strategies for Increasing Ethical Behavior in the Workplace (Rex L. Facer II, Mark D. Bradbury).
13 Organizational Investment in Employee Development (Montgomery Van Wart).
14 Understanding Organizational Climate and Culture (J. Steven Ott, Abdul M. Baksh).
15 Understanding and Using Conflict in the Workplace (Margaret S. Herrman).
16 Employee Unions and the Human Resource Management Function (Robert M. Tobias).
PART FOUR: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
17 Human Resource Management Legal Issues (Jerry Hartman, Gregory W. Homer, Alisa H. Reff).
18 A Practical Guide to Affirmative Action (Norma M. Riccucci).
19 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Michele M. Hoyman, Lana Stein).
20 Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (David Pfeiffer).
PART FIVE: MOTIVATING, ASSESSING, AND COMPENSATING EMPLOYEES.
21 The Role of the Manager in Employee Motivation (Arie Halachmi, Theo van der Krogt).
22 Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems (Dennis M. Daley).
23 Effective Job Analysis Methods (Mark R. Foster).
24 A Practical Guide to Conducting Assessment Centers (Charles R. Swanson, Mark R. Foster).
25 Work Management and Job Evaluation Systems in a Government Environment (Gilbert B. Siegel).
26 Designing and Creating an Effective Compensation Plan (Gilbert B. Siegel).
PART SIX: TOOLS FOR INTEGRATING HUMAN RESOURCES INTO THE ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION.
27 Benchmarking Performance (David N. Ammons).
28 Strategic Planning for Human Resource Managers (Roger G. Brown, Mary Maureen Brown).
29 A Guide to Practical Human Resource Research (Gary E. Roberts).
30 Human Resource Consultants and Outsourcing: Focusing on Local Government (Glenn W. Rainey Jr.).
31 Employee Benefits: From Health Care to Pensions (N. Joseph Cayer).
32 The Role of Human Resource Professionals in the Budgeting Process (Douglas J. Watson, Catherine C. Reese).
Conclusion: Toward Effective Human Resource Management (Stephen E. Condrey).
- 40% of the Handbook is new or represents a major revision from the first edition
- New chapters on civil service reform, flexible workforce arrangements, information technology and the HR function, organizational development, ethics, outsourcing, budgeting, and conducting HR research
- Contains all the technical information needed and integrates a strategy-based focus for HR practitioners.
- Includes contributions from the leading names in the human resources and public administration fields.
- Excellent as a stand-alone text or as a supplemental text in human resources management and public management courses
- Many practical examples and resources throughout the text
- On-line resources to include chapter-by-chapter questions and other supplemental materials