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Prepare for your career in public personnel management with THE NEW PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION! With coverage of public policies, law rulings, and court rulings, this text gives you a solid foundation for advanced studies in specialized areas of public personnel management. Major policy trends and debates are discussed including affirmative action, compensation and benefits, sexual harassment, workplace violence, substance and alcohol abuse, performance appraisal, and collective bargaining. Discussion questions, suggested readings, chapter appendices, informative illustrations, and examples are just a few of the tools that will help you succeed in this course.
"The New Public Personnel Administration is one of the most widely used personnel texts used in public administration/policy/affairs programs in the country. Having used an earlier edition of this text as graduate student myself years ago, and having been re-introduced as an instructor, there is no shortage of public administration programs that rely on the expertise of Nigro, Nigro, and Kellough."
1. The American Public Service. 2. Civil Service Reform in the United States. 3. Public Personnel and Organizational Performance. 4. Recruitment and Selection. 5. Issues in Job Evaluation and Pay. 6. Performance Appraisal and Pay for Performance. 7. Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector. 8. Public Employees: Rights and Responsibilities. 9. Combating Historical Patterns of Discrimination. 10. Responding to the Changing American Workforce. 11. The Future of Public Personnel Administration.