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Competency management in the public sector [electronic resource] : European variations on a theme / edited by Sylvia Horton, Annie Hondeghem and David Farnham.

Contributor(s): Horton, Sylvia | Hondeghem, Annie, 1960- | Farnham, David | European Group of Public Administration | University of Portsmouth | Instituut voor de Overheid.
Material type: TextTextSeries: International Institute of Administrative Sciences monographs: v. 19.; EGPA monograph: Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, DC : Brussels, Belgium : Tokyo : IOS Press ; Co-publisher, International Institute of Administrative Sciences, IIAS ; Distributor in Japan, Ohmsha, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 189 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585458596 (electronic bk.); 9780585458595 (electronic bk.); 1601294107; 9781601294104; 9781586032937 (IOS Press); 1586032933 (IOS Press); 9784274905490 (Ohmsha); 4274905497 (Ohmsha).Subject(s): Civil service -- European Union countries -- Personnel management -- Case studies | Management by objectives -- European Union countries -- Case studies | Administrative agencies -- European Union countries -- Personnel management -- Case studies | Strategic planning -- European Union countries -- Case studies | Civil service -- European Union countries -- Personnel management | Management by objectives -- European Union countries | Administrative agencies -- European Union countries -- Personnel management | Strategic planning -- European Union countries | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Affairs & Administration | Overheidsmanagement | Management development | Theorie en praktijkGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Competency management in the public sector.DDC classification: 352.6/3/094 Other classification: 88.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Title page; Contents; A. The Competency Movement; B. Added Value in Human Resources Management: An Analysis of the Competency Management Process; 1. HRM Competency Frameworks in the British Civil Service; 2. Competency Management in Belgium: The Flemish and Federal Governments on the Move; 3. Competency-based Management in the Dutch Senior Public Service; 4. Competency Assessment in Finnish Higher Education; 5. The Competency Dimension of Leadership: A Study of Top Managers in Swedish Public Administration.
Summary: Designed for both practitioners and academics, this work seeks to inform the reader about the practice of competency management services in the public sector. It throws light on the origins and meanings of the concept and traces the competency movement from the 1980s in the UK and USA.
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"University of Portsmouth; Instituut voor de Overheid."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Title page; Contents; A. The Competency Movement; B. Added Value in Human Resources Management: An Analysis of the Competency Management Process; 1. HRM Competency Frameworks in the British Civil Service; 2. Competency Management in Belgium: The Flemish and Federal Governments on the Move; 3. Competency-based Management in the Dutch Senior Public Service; 4. Competency Assessment in Finnish Higher Education; 5. The Competency Dimension of Leadership: A Study of Top Managers in Swedish Public Administration.

Designed for both practitioners and academics, this work seeks to inform the reader about the practice of competency management services in the public sector. It throws light on the origins and meanings of the concept and traces the competency movement from the 1980s in the UK and USA.

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