Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations - Rona S. Beattie; Jennifer Waterhouse; | Foyles Bookstore
Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations
Foyalty 285

Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations (Hardback)

£95.00
Awaiting publication

Synopsis

The latest instalment of the successful Routledge Masters in Public Management series: Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations addresses a significant gap in texts that are available to practitioners and scholars of public sector management. There has been an extensive adoption of private sector human resource management (HRM) techniques within the public sectors of various countries. This transformation has had its genesis in public choice theory which has argued that government is inefficient and non-responsive.



Beattie and Waterhouse combine practical techniques of human resource management within the context of the public sector focussing on a number of key areas:

















The various components of HRM and how they may be applied in a public sector environment







Debates in relation to the benefits of HRM within the public sector, and in particular, whether the distinctiveness of the public sector calls for a unique practice of HRM.







Critically evaluating the interaction between HRM and the changing context of public management.







Critically evaluating the interaction between HRM and public and voluntary sector values.







Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations seeks to equip public sector managers and students of public management with the necessary skills and knowledge to more effectively manage their human resources.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesManagement of specific areas & peopleHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPublic administration Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 30/03/2023 ISBN-13: 9780415411547  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Awaiting publication Pre-Order

Rona S Beattie is Head of Change and Management Learning at Caledonian Business School, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow Scotland. She has extensively researched voluntary sector management, human resource development and human resource management. She has also taught these subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has published extensively in the fields of voluntary sector management and human resource development across a range of subjects including change, management development, capacity-building and rural regeneration. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a member of the British Academy of Management and a member of the University Forum for HRD. Rona is also a trustee of one of Scotland's largest social care charities, which delivers a range of publicly funded services, and is chair of its HR committee. Jennifer Waterhouse is a Post-doctoral fellow in the School of Management and a member of the Work and Industry Futures Research Program in the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She has extensively researched human resource management practices, corporate culture and organizational change within the public sector. In addition, she has taught in the areas of negotiation, employment relations and management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has published extensively in the areas of public sector reform, corporate culture and change in the public sector and employment relations. She is a member of the Institute of Public Administration, Australia, Queensland Branch and the Association of Industrial Relations Academics Australia and New Zealand.

More books by Rona S. Beattie

More books by Jennifer Waterhouse

Leave Review

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

 

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
Free UK Standard Delivery on Orders Over £25 (2nd Class)     3-5 Days
UK Standard Delivery (2nd Class) £2.99 £0.00 3-5 Days
UK 1st Class Delivery £3.99 £0.00 2-3 Days

Click & Collect / 
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop

 

Free Free Click and Collect and Delivery to Store is available for all our shops. Collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.
Please wait for order arrival confirmation email before making a journey to collect.
UK Courier* £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe Airmail** £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail*** £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

* For courier service please contact the Charing Cross Road store

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

*** We are currently unable to delivery to the following countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon, Macao, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Virgin Island US

Given the unfolding situation across Ukraine, with regret we have now suspended orders placed from, or to be delivered to, both Russia and Ukraine. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

For goods delivered outside of the UK, the consignee (ie the person to whom the consignment is sent) will be the declarant and importer into the country for which the consignment is destined. The consignee will be responsible for both customs clearance and payment of customs duties and local taxes where required.

Customs Charges - if you are ordering goods for delivery outside of the UK, please note that your consignment may be subject to VAT (Value Added Tax), other taxes, customs duties and/or fees levied by the destination country. Any such charges levied in relation to customs clearance must be borne by you. It is accepted by you that Foyles has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. Foyles recommend that you check with your local customs officials or post office for more information regarding importation taxes/duties that may be applicable to your online order.

Delivery Help & FAQs

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.
 

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Non-Obvious Guide To Being More...
(Paperback)
Sunni Brown
 
 
£12.99
 
Menopause and the Workplace:...
(Hardback)
Vanessa Beck; Jo Brewis
 
 
£79.99
 
Discrimination Testing in Sensory...
(Hardback)
Sarah E. Kemp; Joanne Hort; Tracey...
 
 
£130.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd