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The Role of the International Personnel Function

Hartmut Wächter, René Peters, Anthony Ferner, Paddy Gunnigle, and Javier Quintanilla

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

There is a dearth of existing literature on cross-national variations in the organization, role, and boundaries of the personnel function. This chapter explores the evolving role and structure of the ... More


Later Writings

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

in Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This chapter covers a selection of Urwick's writings from the Second World War onwards. There are twelve subsections, some dealing with individual books, others topic areas, and in all covering a ... More


The Senior Civil Service in the Netherlands: A Quest for Unity

Frits M. Van Der Meer and Jos C. N. Raadschelders

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Dutch society takes pride in its egalitarian character, and political and administrative officeholders are neither separated off nor placed on a pedestal. This general attitude originates in the ... More


Contextual Diversity for the Role and Practice of HR

Veronica Hope Hailey

in Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

This chapter argues that the normative and prescriptive models of both personnel management and human resource management have been too simplistic and have failed to address the diverse and complex ... More


Managing the Network State

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the role of civil service in economic growth and development. It also describes how governments improve civil service through changes in personnel management practices, ... More


The Central Personnel Agency

S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India: The Higher Civil Service

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683769
eISBN:
9780199080373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the management of civil service personnel in India. It discusses the setting up of the Central Public Service Commission (CPSC) in 1924 and the Ministry of Personnel, Public ... More


Vagabondage and Efficiency: The 1920s

Mark Pittenger

in Class Unknown: Undercover Investigations of American Work and Poverty from the Progressive Era to the Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767405
eISBN:
9780814724293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how undercover investigation ushered in a “New Era” of postwar labor militancy and 1920s industrial psychology, personnel management, and romantic vagabondage. It considers ... More


Measuring and Managing Farther along in the Logic Model

Karen J. Baehler and Jacob Alex Klerman

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The idea of performance management is alluring and potentially valuable, but whether it will work in a particular context is less clear. This chapter discusses how performance measures are used to ... More


Civil Service Management

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Civil service can be managed based on one of the two types of administrative systems. The centralized system is built around central control over personnel matters such as recruitment, promotion, ... More


The Establishment Officer in the Government of India

S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India: The Higher Civil Service

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683769
eISBN:
9780199080373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the role of the Establishment Officer to the Government of India (EO) in personnel management in the civil service sector in India. The EO is a functionary unique to the Indian ... More


The Management of Identities in and by Turkey’s Political Parties

Elise Massicard

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the partial, and at times total, failure of mobilizations via mechanisms aiming to neutralize the political weight of identity within political parties. In Turkey, identity ... More


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