Practical Human Resources Management for Public Managers

ISBN-10: 1439841438

ISBN-13: 9781439841433

Edition: 2011

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List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/24/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 219
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Dr. Va1cik is an Associate Director for the Office of Strategic Planning and Analysis at The University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Valcik received his Ph.D. in Public Affairs from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2005.Ted Benavides currently serves as a faculty member for the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences' Public Affairs Program.

Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Overview of Chapters
Equal Employment Opportunity Situations
Employment Laws and Regulations
Discrimination
Authors' Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 2
Recruiting Employees
Recruiting Obstacles for Public Organizations
Talcing an Inventory of Needs for the Organization
Taking Organizational Culture into Account
Strategy for Recruiting
Advantages in Public Organizations Recruiting Applicants
When Managers Should Be Cautious
Funding and Effort Level for Recruiting
Executive Recruiting
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 3
Selection of Employees
The Hiring Process
Needs Assessment
Recruitment
Vacancy Announcement
Prescreening
Obtaining Applications and Resumes
Interviewing
Validation of Qualifications
Extension of Job Offer
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 4
Performance Evaluations for Employees
History of the Performance Evaluation
Performance Evaluation Instrument
Types of Evaluations
360-Degree Performance Evaluation
The Role of Human Resources in Performance Evaluations
Performance Evaluations Tied to Merit Increases
Performance Evaluations Tied to Other Benefits
Performance Evaluations of New Hires and the Use of Probation
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 5
Rewarding and Disciplining Employees
Rewarding Employees
Pay Structures
Determining Salary in Relation to the Marketplace
Rewarding Employees through Nonsalary Means
Disciplining Employees
Investigations
Process and Procedures in Place
Establishing Expectations
The Finer Points of the Disciplinary Process
Training Supervisors
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 6
Retention and Separation of Employees
Evaluation of Employee Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Generational Values in Relation to Employment
How Retention Impacts an Organization
Strategies for Improving Retention
Organizational Assessment
Layoffs
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 7
Violence in the Workplace and Hostile Workplace Issues
The Vulnerability of Public Organizations
Sustaining Your Workforce during Long-Term Disasters
The New Specter of Terrorism
Mitigation and Prevention
Guns at the Workplace
Hostile Work Environment Issues
Sexual Harassment
Passive-Aggressive Employees
Guerilla Employees
Mental Illness
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 8
Employee Benefits
Medical Insurance
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Benefits
Fringe Benefits
Paid Leave
Financial Impact of Benefit Plans
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 9
Mentoring Employees in the Workplace
Essential Aspects of a Mentoring Program
Management's Participation and Mentoring Program Guidelines
Recruiting Employees into a Mentoring Program
The Selection Process for Matching Mentors and Mentees
Benefits to the Mentor
Maintaining the Mentoring Program
Summary of the Mentor's Role
How Long Does Mentoring Continue?
Issues for the Mentor to Consider: Generation Gaps
The Mentees Role
Benefits to the Organization
Scalability of a Mentoring Program
Mentoring Programs: Training and Communication
Where Do Mentors Come From?
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 10
Negotiating with Organized Labor
Impact of Organized Labor on Public Organizations
Preparing for Labor Negotiations
Applied Techniques for Negotiating with Organized Labor
Human Resources Liability Management
Author�s Experience
Final Points
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 11
Morale and Motivation in the Workplace and Managing Personnel through Transitions
Morale and Motivation in the Wotkplace
Burnout
Doing More with Less
Backfill Positions
Leadership Change
Layoffs and Terminations
Scandals
Transitions
What to Do during a Transition
Transition and Administration Communication
Consultants
Cooperating with Other Organizations during Transitions
Author's Experience
Final Notes
Important Points to Remember
Suggested Readings for Chapter 12
Conclusion: Trends in Human Resources Issues for Public Organizations
Lawsuits
Generational Workforce Issues
Employee Recruiting and Networking
Work-Life Balance
Technology
Training and Development
Rising Health Care Costs
Diversity
Outsourcing
Safety in the Workplace
Economic Downturns-Public Backlash against Public Employee Salaries
Final Notes
References
Index
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