Contractors in the Government Workplace

Author: Glenn J. Voelz
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 9781605906997
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This handbook introduces the fundamentals of managing government-contractor relations in a blended workforce. It explains in a straightforward way all aspects of government contracting that acquisition personnel need to know, including the basics of service-based contracting, the government-contractor relationship, acquisition team responsibilities, administration procedures, contract language, common mistakes government managers may make, methods of evaluation, Performance-Based Service Acquisitions, and ethical and legal concerns.

Handbook of Human Resources Management in Government

Author: Stephen E. Condrey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787977153
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this thoroughly updated edition of a classic reference, Stephen E. Condrey brings together leading experts in public administration and HR management to detail how you can: 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. Also included with purchase is a free supplemental on-line Instructor's Manual. Order your copy now!

Human Resource Management in Public Service

Author: Evan M. Berman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452285667
Format: PDF, Docs
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Human Resource Management in Public Service: Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems Fourth Edition offers provocative and thorough coverage of the complex issues of management in the public sector, from both employee and managerial viewpoints. It discusses the issues, explains how they arise, and suggests what can be done about them. It continues to offer paradoxical perspectives about the inherent challenges as well as the unique political and legal context of the public sector management within which they take place. The book covers all of the stages of the employment process, including recruitment, selection, training, legal rights and responsibilities, compensation, and appraisal. Grounded in real public service experiences, the book emphasizes hands-on skill building and problem solving.

Public Human Resource Management

Author: Richard C. Kearney
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 148339347X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Public Human Resource Management: Problems and Prospects by Richard C. Kearney and Jerrell D. Coggburn brings together exemplary contributors who provide concise essays on major contemporary public human resources management issues. Organized into four parts – setting, techniques, issues and prospects – and covering the major process, function and policy issues in the field, the text offers valuable wisdom to students and practitioners alike. The new edition boasts sixteen new and eleven updated chapters authored by the leading figures in the field as well as by up-and-coming new scholars.

The True Size of Government

Author: Paul Charles Light
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815752660
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this book-- the first that attempts to establish firm estimates of the shadow work force-- Paul C. Light explores the reasons why the official size of the federal government has remained so small while the shadow of government has grown so large.

Getting Results

Author: Ann Costello
Publisher: CCH Incorporated
ISBN: 0808018183
Format: PDF
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This book focuses on what it takes to achieve great business results in the complex world of U.S. Federal Government contracts and projects. Specifically, the book addresses: the nature of the blended (multisector) workforce challenges and opportunities, the need for knowledge management throughout the acquisition life cycle, and the mandate to provide effective program/project management in an environment of performance-based acquisition. The book provides a comprehensive discussion of the six integrated disciplines of Performance-Based Project Management (PBPM), including: Cultural Transformation Strategic Linkage Governance Communications Risk Management Performance Management. Key topics include effective management of a multisector workforce; how to create and sustain a knowledge management culture; success with complex FAR programs and contracts. The book provides 100+ proven best practices, tools, techniques, and more than 12 case studies from both U.S. government agencies and industry. The book concludes with a brief discussion of the Future Acquisition Workforce and what it will take to get great results with on time delivery of quality products, services and integrated solutions at competitive pricing.