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Public Personnel Administration

 
 
 
 
Public Personnel Administration
Author: N. Joseph Cayer
ISBN 13: 9780534618667
ISBN 10: 534618669
Edition: 4
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2003-07-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $126.95
 
 

This textbook stresses the relationship between the practice of managing public employees and the social context shaping the practice. Chapters discuss the contemporary administrative environment, the history of public administration, personnel system design, specific techniques, staffing, motivation and productivity, the rights and duties of public workers, labor relations, workplace diversity, and current challenges. Cayer teaches public affairs at Arizona State University. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Presents information needed to build and teach an elementary and middle-school health curriculum. Sections on the comprehensive school health program, the health service component, and curriculum development include chapter summaries and discussion questions. Chapters on specific content areas, such as AIDS and sex education, provide activities for classroom use. For students in health education, school nurses, and community health educators. This second edition recommends children's literature, and offers new material on emotional health, cooperative learning methods, and violence. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)