SAGE Begins Publishing Public Personnel Management

ppmWe are pleased to announce that SAGE has begun publishing Public Personnel Management, an award-winning quarterly journal for human resource executives and managers in the public sector. Each issue contains in-depth articles on trends, case studies and the latest research by top human resource scholars and industry experts.

Founded by the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR), PPM covers a broad spectrum of timely management issues and concerns at the local, state, federal, and international levels. Articles in the current issue include:

PPM_72ppiRGB_150pixWLeonard Bright, Texas A&M University
Where Does Public Service Motivation Count the Most in Government Work Environments? A Preliminary Empirical Investigation and Hypotheses

Salomon A. Guajardo, City University of New York
Workforce Diversity: An Application of Diversity and Integration Indices to Small Agencies

Charles E. Mitchell, Troy University-Atlanta
An Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Ricci v. DeStefano : The New Haven Firefighter’s Case

???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Public Personnel Management is committed to bridging the nexus between public administration practice and management research by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas between scholars from the academic and practitioner communities,” stated PPM editor Eddie French. “In our efforts to become one of the leading journals on the administration and management of public personnel, our primary emphasis will focus on research exploring all aspects of the work environments, organizations, individuals, and decisions that are part of the theory and practice of public human resource management.”

Dr. Eddie French is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration where he primarily teaches graduate classes in the Ph.D. and M.P.P.A. programs at Mississippi State University. He holds the title of Stennis Scholar for Local Government with the John C. Stennis Institute of Government, where he conducts survey research and consults with local governments throughout Mississippi. Dr. French has authored or co-authored over 45 refereed journal articles, books, and book chapters focusing mainly on human resource management and local government administration. His most current research focuses on public service/public sector motivation for local government employees.

Attention authors: Public Personnel Management is now accepting manuscripts from professionals across the globe. To submit a manuscript, click here.

Follow PPM on Twitter at and the Editor: @DrPEdwardFrench.

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About Cynthia Nalevanko, Senior Editor, SAGE Publishing

Founded in 1965, SAGE is the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students across a broad range of subject areas. With over 1500 employees globally from principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC, and Melburne, our publishing program includes more than 1000 journals and over 900 books, reference works and databases a year in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine. Believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and that education is intrinsically valuable, SAGE aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. This means playing a creative role in society by disseminating teaching and research on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation. Leading authors, editors and societies should feel that SAGE is their natural home: we believe in meeting the range of their needs, and in publishing the best of their work. We are a growing company, and our financial success comes from thinking creatively about our markets and actively responding to the needs of our customers.

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