Strategic public personnel administration: building and managing human capital for the 21st century

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The history of public personnel administration is as old as human civilization itself: Persia, China, Assyria, Egypt, and Rome all practiced strategic personnel management systems, some systematically and others unsystematically. But despite the longstanding practice of strategic public personnel administration, the systematic study of this field is a fairly new development in the modern world. Today, the need for strategic thinking in public personnel administration and human capital development is more urgent than ever before. Managing and coping with the challenges of transworld migrations of capital and labor, cyber-employment and virtual workplaces, and relentless global pressures for results-oriented performance through outsourcing all require the development of human capital as a key asset of modern governments and private organizations. Governments and public administration organizations must confront these challenges if they are to survive and thrive in the 21st century, and Strategic Public Personnel Administration provides a comprehensive analysis of the past development and current function of the field so as to give a clearly balanced picture of public personnel administration in both theory and practice.
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table_of_contents Volume 1 -- Preface -- Strategic public personnel administration/HRM: -- History, development, and transformation -- Strategic public personnel administration: a conceptual framework for building and managing human capital in the 21st century / Ali Farazmand -- U.S. public personnel administration in historical perspective / Paul P. Van Riper -- Toward a new perspective in strategic human resource management in the public sector / Donald E. Klingner and Gamal Sabet -- Accountability challenges facing public sector HRM in an era of downsizing, devolution, diffusion, and empowerment / J. Steven. Ott and Lisa A. Dicke -- Making the transition to strategic human resource management: precursors, strategies, and techniques / Stephen W. Hays -- Productive human resource management in the 21st century: context and strategies / Marc Holzer, Heddy Issacs, and Seok-Hwan Lee -- Strategic planning as fakery: government does it while pretending it does not / Frederick Thayer -- Innovations in strategic human resource management: building capacity in the age of globalization / Ali Farazmand -- Bureaucracy, civil service, and politics -- American public employment: testing models of change / B. Guy Peters -- Politics and strategic public personnel management: the least bad system? / Robert Maranto -- Ending civil service paralysis: emerging practices and trends in state human resources management / Sally Selden -- A modest proposal regarding political appointees / William L. Murray and Gary L. Wamsley -- Civil service reform in the United States: a strategic analysis of the past, present, and future / Ali Farazmand -- Volume 2 -- Preface -- Organizational behavior and strategic PPM -- Phase model of burnout as leverage in meeting "future forces" challenging HRD / Robert T. Golembiewski and Thomas A. Meyers -- Job mobility assignments: mechanisms for human resource capacity development / Lois Recascino Wise and Barbara Lamb -- High performance work teams / Michael Klausner -- Linking performance appraisal to organizational strategic planning: a challenging task in the new century / Behrooz Kalantari -- Gown goes to town: on campus commitment and off-campus consulting by public administration and affairs faculty / James S. Bowman and Carole L. Jurkiewicz -- Issues and trends in public personnel administration -- Equal opportunity, affirmative action, and the constitution: new challenges facing public HRM / Jack P. DeSario and James D. Slack -- The human resources perspective on workplace violence / Lloyd G. Nigro and William L. Waugh, Jr -- Framing gender, framing work: the disparate impact of traditional human resource management practices / Mary E. Guy and Jennifer A. Killingsworth -- Strategic human resource management: applying technology to function / Carole L. Jurkiewicz -- Strategic public sector labor relations and high performing workplaces: -- Confrontation or cooperation? / David G. Carnevale -- Total quality management (TQM) and globalization?: Changing role of government, challenges and opportunities / Ali Farazmand -- Index -- About the editor and contributors.
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title Strategic public personnel administration building and managing human capital for the 21st century
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