Increasingly the public sector is facing a range of unique and complex challenges. As a result, human resource management is vital in changing organizations, engaging people, and in assisting in the implementation of strategies and objectives.
Strategic Human Resource Management in the Public Arena focuses on the specific challenges of the public and non-profit sectors. It takes a managerial approach, focusing on how HR practices and processes can be aligned with an organization's strategic objectives, with each chapter structured around implementing or designing an HR process for an organization’s unique setting and strategic priorities.
- Puts the reader in the role of a manager.
- Recognizes the unique perspective of public sector organizations and the growing research and theory on public sector organizations.
- Includes a wealth of practice-based, problem-solving activities.