Employment relations and public services "modernisation" under Labour
Bach, Stephen, Kessler, Ian and White, Geoff (2005) Employment relations and public services "modernisation" under Labour. Personnel Review, 34 (6). pp. 629-633. ISSN 0048-3486 (doi:10.1108/00483480510772263)Full text not available from this repository.
Purpose – To introduce the papers in the special issue.
Design/methodology/approach – Provides a brief review of the papers.
Findings – The papers cover a broad variety of human resource topics and the range of separate public services, including the impact of performance indicators on HRM practices in the NHS; the impact of Government policy on employment relations in the Fire Service; the use of 360° appraisal systems to improve performance management in the civil service; the impact of “best value” reviews upon HR in local government; the outcomes of new “partnership” relationships between management and unions in a local authority facing a “best value” review; and experimentation with job re-design in the NHS.
Originality/value – Provides a summary of the perspectives considered within the issue.
|Additional Information:|| Published in Personnel Review, Volume 34, issue 6, 2005 - Special Issue: Employment relations and public services' “modernisation” under Labour.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||public sector employee relations, public sector modernisation|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Business|
School of Business > Work & Employment Research Unit
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2012 17:24|
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