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CRJS 6435J Human Resource Management: Building a Capable Workforce: Welcome & Course Readings

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CRJS 6435J Required Course Readings


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Battaglio, R. P. (2009). Privatization and its challenges for human resource management in the public sector: Symposium introduction. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 29(3), 203–206.

Battaglio, R. P., & Legge, J. S. (2009). Self-interest, ideological/symbolic politics, and citizen characteristics: A cross-national analysis of support for privatization. Public Administration Review, 69(4), 697–700

Blonder, I. (2010). Public interests and private passions: A peculiar case of police whistleblowing. Criminal Justice Ethics, 29(3), 258–277.

Bradbury, M. D., & Waechter, G. D. (2009). Extreme outsourcing in local government: At the top and all but the top. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 29(3), 230–248.

Brewster, C., Sparrow, P., & Harris, H. (2005, June). Towards a new model of globalizing HRM. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 16(6), 949–970.

Brudney, J. L., & Meijs, L. C. P. M. (2009). It ain’t natural: Toward a new (natural) resource conceptualization for volunteer management. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 38(4), 564–581.

Chandler, T. D., & Gely, R. (2011). Card-check laws and public-sector union membership in the states. Labor Studies Journal, 36(4), 445–459.

Clemmitt, M. (2012). Privatizing the military. CQ Researcher, 22(25), 597–620.

Coggburn, J. D. (2007). Outsourcing human resources: The case of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 27(4), 315–335.

Durant, R. F., Girth, A. M., & Johnston, J. M. (2009). American exceptionalism, human resource management, and the contract state. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 29(3), 207–229.

Dychtwald, K., & Baxter, D. (2007). Capitalizing on the new mature workforce. Public Personnel Management, 36(4), 325–334.

Farazmand, A. (2009). Building administrative capacity for the age of rapid globalization: A modest prescription for the Twenty‚ÄźFirst Century. Public Administration Review, 69(6), 1007–1020.

Ferris, G. R., Hall, A. T., Royle, M. T., & Martocchio, J. J. (2004). Theoretical development in the field of human resources management: Issues and challenges for the future. Organizational Analysis, 12(3), 231–254.

French, P. E., & Goodman, D. (2011). Local government human resource management past present and future: Revisiting Hay's and Kearney's anticipated changes a decade later. Politics & Policy, 39(5), 761–785.

French, P. E., & Goodman, D. (2012). An assessment of the current and future state of human resource management at the local government level. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 32(1), 62–74.

Greengard, S. (2003). Evolution, not revolution. Workforce Management, 82(10), 43–46.

Guo, C., Brown, W. A., Ashcraft, R. F., Yoshioka, C. F., & Dong, H. K. D. (2011). Strategic human resources management in nonprofit organizations. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 31(3), 248–269.

Guy, M. E. (2010). When diversity makes a difference. Public Integrity, 12(2), 173–183.

Haigh, R., & Bowal, P. (2012). Whistleblowing and freedom conscience: Towards a new legal analysis. Dalhousie Law Journal, 35(1), 89–125.

Jost, K. (2011). Public-employee unions. CQ Researcher, 21(14), 313–336.

Katel, P. (2006). Protecting whistleblowers. CQ Researcher, 16(12), 265–288.

Kearney, R. C. (2010). Public sector labor – management relations: Change or status quo? Review of Public Personnel Administration, 30(1), 89–111.

Kniffin, K. M. (2011). Organizing to organize: The case of a successful long-haul campaign for collective bargaining rights. Labor Studies Journal, 36(3), 333–362.

Laff, M. (2006). Talent management: From hire to retire. Training & Development, 60(11), 42–48.

Lavigna, R. J., & Hays, S. W. (2004). Recruitment and selection of public workers: An international compendium of modern trends and practices. Public Personnel Management, 33(3), 237–253.

Leazes, F. J., Jr. (1995, Summer). Pay now or pay later: Training and torts in public sector human services. Public Personnel Management, 24(2), 167–180.

Lewis, G. B., & Cho, Y. J. (2011). The aging of the state government workforce: Trends and implications. The American Review of Public Administration, 41(1), 48–60.

Llorens, J. J. (2011). A model of public sector e-recruitment adoption in a time of hyper technological change. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 31(4), 410–423.

Llorens, J. J., & Battaglio, R. P. (2010). Human resources management in a changing world: Reassessing public human resources management education. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 30(1), 112–132.

Mathews, A. (1998, Summer). Diversity: A principle of human resource management. Public Personnel Management, 27(2), 175–185.

Ripley, A., & Sieger, M. (2002). The special agent. Time, 34–40.

Ritz, A., & Waldner, C. (2011). Competing for future leaders: A study of attractiveness of public sector organizations to potential job applications. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 31(3), 291–316.

Rosenbloom, D. H. (2010). Public sector human resource management in 2020. Public Administration Review, 70(s1), s175–s176.

Rush, C. L. (2012). Amending the Americans with Disabilities Act: Shifting equal employment opportunity obligations in public human resource management. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 32(1), 75–86.

Selden, S. C., & Wooters, R. (2011). Structures in public human resource management shared services in state governments. Review of Public Personnel

Siddique, C. M. (2004). Job analysis: A strategic human resource management practice. The International Journal of Human Resource Management Practice, 15(1), 219–244.

Strate, J. M., Jung, T. H., & Leidlein, J. (2009). Sexual harassment! Public Integrity, 12(1), 61–76.

Truss, C. (2008). Continuity and change the role of HR function in the modern public sector. Public Administration, 86(4), 1071–1088.

Wanlund, B. (2012). Changing demographics. CQ Researcher, 22(41), 989–1012.

Yang, K., Hsieh, J. Y., & Li, T. S. (2009). Contracting capacity and perceived contracting performance: Nonlinear effects and the role of time. Public Administrative Review, 69(4), 681–696.

Other Readings

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