Handbook of HRM in Government

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Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government offers expert advice and insights on crucial issues such as diversity, EEO regulations and other legal issues, compensation, sexual harassment, job analysis, and performance appraisal. The contributors also go beyond the traditional view of human resource management issues, showing that HRM is a strategic management tool encompassing such cutting-edge topics as TQM, benchmarking, strategic planning, budgeting, information technology, and more. Contents Include:
Introduction: Toward Strategic Human Resource Management

Section 1: Human Resource Management in a Reinvented Government
The Changing Role of the Personnel Office
State Civil Service Systems
Beyond Civil Service: The Politics of the Emergent Paradigm
Toward Diversity in the Workplace
Managing an Aging Workforce: Trends, Issues, and Strategies
Understanding Organizational Climate and Culture Section 2: The Legal Environment of Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management Legal Issues: An Overview
A Practical Guide to Affirmative Action
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Section 3: Managing Human Resources

The High-Performance Organization in Government: Strategic Thinking and HR Administration
Federal Employee Unions and the Human Resource Management Function
Organizational Investment in Employee Development
Staffing the Bureaucracy: Employee Recruitment and Selection
Effective Job Analysis Methods
A Practical Guide to Conducting Assessment Centers
Designing Effective Performance Appraisal Systems

Section 4: Tools for Integrating Human Resources into the Organizational Mission

Benchmarking Performance
Strategic Planning for Human Resource Managers
Designing and Conducting Employee Attitude Surveys
Total Quality Management
Choosing and Using Human Resource Consultants: Focusing on Local Government
Utilizing Volunteers in the Workplace
Anticipating and Coping with Technological Change in the Workplace
Budgeting Essentials for Human Resource Managers

Section 5: Motivating and Compensating Employees

The Role of the Manager in Employee Motivation
Work Management and Job Evaluation Systems in a Government Environment
Designing and Creating an Effective Compensation Plan
Merit Pay Mania: Transforming Polarized Support and Opposition into a Working Consensus
Employee Benefits: From Health Care to Pensions

Conclusion: Toward Effective Human Resource Management

NameHandbook of HRM in Government
AuthorStephen E. Condrey
Published Year2004
Page Count806
PublisherWiley, John & Sons, Inc.

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