Ch 09 Managing human capital

Ch 09 Managing human capital - Chapter 9: Managing Human...

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Chapter 9: Managing Human  Chapter 9: Managing Human  Capital Capital
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Human Capital in Government 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. GAO noted in 2001 that lack of government attention to human capital was a major problem.
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Challenges to Building Human Capital Lack of leaders committed to building human capital Lack of strategic human capital planning Weakness in acquiring, developing, and retaining talent Emphasis on rules and forms instead of results
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New Attempts to Alter the Personnel System Late 1990s: new attempts to make the personnel system more flexible and to link employee performance with agency mission Broadbanding: collapses typically large number of job categories in most government personnel systems into a far smaller number Giving flexibilities to individual departments Experiments with merit pay
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Advantages of Broadbanding Flexibility in assigning workers to tasks Increased career development Ease of linking employee pay to performance
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Disadvantages of Broadbanding Permitting managerial discretion, which
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course POLI 370 taught by Professor Su during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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