Classics of Public Personnel Policy / Edition 3by Frank J. Thompson
In this revised and expanded reader, Thompson brings 30 classic articles and book chapter reprints together under one cover--giving students a grounding in the history, development, and current status of public personnel policy in the United States. In addition to discussion of hot topics, Thompson includes such important primary source materials as the Pendleton… See more details below
In this revised and expanded reader, Thompson brings 30 classic articles and book chapter reprints together under one cover--giving students a grounding in the history, development, and current status of public personnel policy in the United States. In addition to discussion of hot topics, Thompson includes such important primary source materials as the Pendleton Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1972, the Volcker Commission's Leadership for Governance findings, and key Supreme Court decisions. Enhanced by the editor's extensively revised section introductions, these readings give students a sense of the rich historical legacy of the field while casting light on contemporary issues and policy dilemmas.
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Table of Contents
Part I: BEGINNINGS: POLITICS AND PERSONNEL POLICY. 1. Introduction. 2. Americanizing a Foreign Invention: The Pendleton Act of 1833. Paul P. Van Riper. 3. The Pendleton Act. U.S. Congress. 4. Merit Systems and Politics. Frank J. Goodnow. 5. Merit, Morality, and Democracy. Frederick C. Mosher. Part II: MERIT SYSTEMS: TRIUMPH AND DISCONTENT. 6. The Silent Revolution in Patronage. Frank J. Sorauf. 7. Rutan et al. v. Republic Party of Illinois. U.S. Supreme Court. 8. The Civil Service: A Meritless System? E.S. Savas and Sigmund G. Ginsburg. 9. New Concepts for Personnel Management by the National Academy of Public Administration. 10. Position Classification: A Behavioral Analysis. Jay M. Shafritz. 11. Merit Pay in the Public Sector: The Case for a Failure of Theory. James L. Perry. 12. The Personnel Office: Friend or Foe? Carolyn Ban. 13. The Shadow Work Force. Paul C. Light. 14. Summaries from O''Hare Truck Service v. City of Northlake, U.S. Supreme Court. Part III: MERIT SYSTEMS AND EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP. 15. Introduction. 16. The Idea of a Civil Service: A Third Force? Hugh Heclo. 17. The Malek Manual. U.S. Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities. 18. Testimony on Civil Service Reform and Organization. Alan K. Campbell. 19. Leadership for Governance. National Commission on the Public Service. 20. The Governor as Leader: Strengthening Public Service Through Executive Leadership. Deborah Roberts. Part IV: EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND REPRESENTATION. 21. The Negro and the Federal Service in an Era of Change, Samuel Krislov. 22. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended. U.S. Congress. 23. Griggs et al. v. Duke Power Co. by the U.S. Supreme Court. 24. Through the Glass Ceiling: Prospects for the Advancement of Women in the Federal Civil Service. Katharine C. Naff. 25. Cultural Diversity Programs to Prepare for Work Force 2000: What''s Gone Wrong? Norma M. Riccucci. Part V: EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND LABOUR RELATIONS. 26. Public Personnel Administration and the Constitution: An Emergent Approach. David H. Rosenbloom. 27. Strikes in the Public Service, Leonard D. White. 28. The Limits of Collective Bargaining in Public Employment. Harry H. Wellington and Ralph K. Winter, Jr. 29. The Impacts of Collective Bargaining on Local Government Services: A Review of Research. David T. Methe and James L. Perry. 30. Excellence Through Labor-Management Cooperation. U.S. Department of Labor. Part VI: TOWARD REINVENTION? 31. Reinventing Federal Personnel Practices. National Performance Review. 32. Reinvention at the State and Local Levels. National Commission on the State and Local Public Service. 33. People and Performance: Challenges for the Future Public Service - The Report from the Wye River Conference. Patricia W. Ingraham, Sally C. Selden, Donal P. Moynihan.
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