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For the Final Project, you select a government (federal, state, or local) or non-profit organization with which you are familiar. This could be an organization for which you currently work, have worked, know about from others, or have learned about through academic resources and/or media. With this organization in mind, you explore the various topics of the course. As you progress through the readings and assignments think about how these topics pertain to the organization you selected. The Learning Resources, Discussions, and Assignments all assist you in completing each section of the Final Project.

In your Final Project, you analyze and assess the following areas of the organization based on the processes and principles related to human resources management in a government or non-profit organization:

  • Mission and goals of the organization
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Applicable legal and ethical codes
  • Diversity considerations
  • Labor unions, privatization and outsourcing
  • Recruitment and selection methods
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Performance management and development
  • Opportunities, challenges, and trends

For the sections provide your analysis and assessment based on the processes and principles related to human resources management.

READINGS

  • Pynes, J. E. (2013). Human resources management for public and nonprofit organizations: A strategic approach (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
    • Chapter 9, “Training and Career Development” (pp. 275–297)
    • Chapter 10, “Performance Management” (pp. 303–334)

    READINGS

    • Course Introduction
    • Pynes, J. E. (2013). Human resources management for public and nonprofit organizations: A strategic approach (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
      • Chapter 1, “Introduction to Human Resources Management in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors” (pp. 3–33)
    • 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.
      Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
    • 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.
      Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
    • Truss, C. (2008). Continuity and change the role of HR function in the modern public sector. Public Administration, 86(4), 1071–1088.
 

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