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.

The True Size of Government

Author: Paul Charles Light
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815752660
Format: PDF
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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.

Handbook of Human Resources Management in Government

Author: Stephen E. Condrey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787977153
Format: PDF, Docs
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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!

High Performance Government

Author: Robert Klitgaard
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833040677
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In 2003, the National Commission on the Public Service, chaired by Paul Volcker, issued a report detailing problems within the federal government today and recommending changes in its organization, leadership, and operations. This book suggests practical ways to implement the recommendations and defines a research agenda for the future. Thirteen essays address the primary problem areas identified by the Volcker Commission, and the commission report itself is included.

Human Resource Management in Public Service

Author: Evan M. Berman
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1412991676
Format: PDF
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Effective human resource management is a critical function in today's public workplace, and this book provides students and practitioners with the tools to succeed in public sector management.

The 21st Century at Work Forces Shaping the Future Workforce and Workplace in the United States

Author: Lynn A. Karoly
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833036181
Format: PDF, Docs
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What are the forces that will continue to shape the U.S. workforce and workplace over the next 10 to 15 years? With its eye on forming sound policy and helping stakeholders in the private and public sectors make informed decisions, the U.S. Department of Labor asked RAND to look at the future of work. The authors analyze trends in and the implications of shifting demographic patterns, the pace of technological change, and the path of economic globalization.

Public Human Resource Management

Author: Richard C. Kearney
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 148339347X
Format: PDF
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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.