We 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:
Leonard 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.