Chapter 8 - Chapter 8: Managing human capital 1. human...

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Chapter 8: Managing human capital 1. human capital in government a. Human capital : the development of a strategy to recruit and retain the workers the government needs and to ensure that they produce strong and effective government programs b. GAO noted in 2001 that lack of government attention to human capital was a major problem. 2. Challenges to building human capital a. Lack of leaders committed to building human capital b. Lack of strategic human capital planning c. Weakness in acquiring, developing, and retaining talent d. Emphasis on rules and forms instead of results. 3. Attempts to build human capital in federal government a. Federal office of personnel management (OPM ) office of management and budget (OMG) and the government accountability office (GAO) have launched major human capital efforts together b. President George w. bus made human capital central to is management agenda c. OPM under President Clinton discarded the federal personnel manual (10,000 pages of rules) and the SF-171 (6-foot-long standard resume form) 4. New attempts to alter the personnel system a. Late 1990s: new attempts to make the personnel system more flexible and to link employee performance wit agency mission
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course PADP 7110 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Chapter 8 - Chapter 8: Managing human capital 1. human...

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