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The people factor : strengthening America by investing in public service

The people factor : strengthening America by investing in public service (Loan 2 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Bilmes, Linda. Gould, W. Scott , 1957-
Title Statement
The people factor : strengthening America by investing in public service / Linda J. Bilmes, W. Scott Gould.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Washington, D.C. :   Brookings Institution Press ,   c2009.  
Physical Medium
xv, 359 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9780815701415 (pbk. : alk. paper) 0815701411 (pbk. : alk. paper)
요약
"Presents a blueprint for reinvigorating the public sector based on 'The People Factor.' Shows why the U.S. personnel system needs reform, revealing the high price of inaction. Lays out specific steps to achieve the necessary gains, focusing on implementing 'best practices' from successful companies, the military, and high-performing government agencies"--Provided by publisher.
Content Notes
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1. Strengthening public service -- 1. A call to arms : why the federal workforce must become a national priority -- 2. The power of strategic human capital : lessons from the private sector -- 3. The people factor in government -- Part II. Investing in public service -- 4. Leadership in the public sector -- 5. Why organizational structure is important -- 6. Achieving excellence in human resources -- 7. Training -- 8. Managing performance -- Part III. Enacting public service reform -- 9. A job for the President : engaging stakeholders to reform public service -- 10. Funding the transition program -- 11. Concluding observations on public service reforms -- Appendixes. -- A. Survey of college juniors and seniors : attitudes toward working for the public and private sectors -- B. Summary of laws, reforms, and key demonstration projects and test cases pertaining to the civil service -- C. List of interviewees -- D. Sample of federal job announcement -- E. The history of personnel reform -- F. U.S. government merit principles -- Notes -- Index -- The authors.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-345) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Civil service reform -- United States. Civil service -- United States.
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504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-345) and index.
505 0 ▼a Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1. Strengthening public service -- 1. A call to arms : why the federal workforce must become a national priority -- 2. The power of strategic human capital : lessons from the private sector -- 3. The people factor in government -- Part II. Investing in public service -- 4. Leadership in the public sector -- 5. Why organizational structure is important -- 6. Achieving excellence in human resources -- 7. Training -- 8. Managing performance -- Part III. Enacting public service reform -- 9. A job for the President : engaging stakeholders to reform public service -- 10. Funding the transition program -- 11. Concluding observations on public service reforms -- Appendixes. -- A. Survey of college juniors and seniors : attitudes toward working for the public and private sectors -- B. Summary of laws, reforms, and key demonstration projects and test cases pertaining to the civil service -- C. List of interviewees -- D. Sample of federal job announcement -- E. The history of personnel reform -- F. U.S. government merit principles -- Notes -- Index -- The authors.
520 ▼a "Presents a blueprint for reinvigorating the public sector based on 'The People Factor.' Shows why the U.S. personnel system needs reform, revealing the high price of inaction. Lays out specific steps to achieve the necessary gains, focusing on implementing 'best practices' from successful companies, the military, and high-performing government agencies"--Provided by publisher.
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