Agency’s Law and Ethics of Hiring A Diverse Workforce, Part 3 1Topic: Agency’s Law and Ethics of Hiring A Diverse Workforce, Part 3Course: Public Personnel Management (PAD530)Student: Abraham S. SanoeProf. Mark PantaleoDate: May 23, 2020
Agency’s Law and Ethics of Hiring A Diverse Workforce, Part 3 2IntroductionThe Department of Defense's first and foremost responsibility is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and protect America's security. The military account for about 1.7 million men and women on active duty and 1.1 million civilians employees. The President served as the Commander in Chief and the Secretary of Defense, is the direct supervisor of those branches. The Joint Chiefs of Staff give his input on the unified and specified combat commands, and various defense agencies will be established for specific purposes. The Department of Defense replaced the National Military Establishment created by the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S. C. 401). The Defense Management goal is to establish a single employee record for each person throughout their career. It maintains six databases for civilian personnel across the five military branches, each having different configurations (Department of Defense, 1994). Public management broadly conceived encompasses all aspects of managing government employees. Still, it is primarily focused on administrative structures and processes associated with employee recruitment, selection, training, development, pay, benefits performance, appraisal, discipline, and union activity. These functions lie at the heart of public administration. The manner in which they are performed will impact the quality of the federal workforce and thesuccess with which government agencies pursue varied and complex missions. The importance of public personnel management is aligned with the vast scale on which the tasks are conducted. The U. S. Constitution specifies the powers of government institutions and limits the exercise of those powers. Many of these restrictions on government authority are found in the "Bill of Rights." The first ten Amendments to the Constitution. The purpose of the recruitment department is to provide advice and support on policies and programs about the recruitment of officers and enlisted (Riccucci, 2017).
Agency’s Law and Ethics of Hiring A Diverse Workforce, Part 3 3Law Affecting the Agency