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Working for the government

  • 62 Pages
  • 0.41 MB
  • English
Dedalus Press , Dublin, Ireland
Ireland -- Po



StatementGerard Fanning.
LC ClassificationsPR6056.A575 W6 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL89447M
ISBN 101901233391, 1901233383
LC Control Number99198409

In this official collection, you will find publications about working for the federal government, including topics such as personnel management, evaluating job applications, managing employee performance, alternative methods to discipline employees, addressinig poor performers, attacting next generation of workers, employee engagement, telework options, retirement, political appointee.

Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fanning, Gerard, Working for the government. Dublin, Ireland: Dedalus Press, American government is in the midst of a reputation crisis. An overwhelming majority of citizens—Republicans and Democrats alike—hold negative perceptions of the government and believe it is wasteful, inefficient, and doing a generally poor job managing public programs and providing public services.

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