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.
An advanced undergraduate or graduate-level introduction to the field of public personnel administration in US governments. This fifth edition is updated with regard to policies dealing with political activity of public employees, sexual harassment, and affirmative action. Special attention has been paid to ongoing reforms of public personnel systems on all levels of government. There is a new chapter on workplace violence. Felix Nigro is affiliated with the University of Georgia. Lloyd Nigro is affiliated with Georgia State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)