Week 6 Discussion 1- Human Resource Management

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Week 6 Discussion

Discussion 1: Outsourcing

One of the most significant developments in public administration over the last several decades has been the privatization of public services. In the United States and some other countries, much of this privatizing has taken the form of outsourcing or contracting out. These developments have important implications for human resource management.

For this Discussion, review this week’s Resources. Review “The Case of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission” as presented in the article by Coggburn. Consider the advantages and disadvantages of privatization and outsourcing. Think about the impact of privatization and outsourcing on government and non-profit organizations.

With these thoughts in mind:

Post by Day 3 a brief Discussion of the outsourcing issues that arose in the “The Case of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission,” as presented in the article by Coggburn.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources.

Week 6 Learning Resources

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Required Resources

Note: To access this week's required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.

Readings

  • Battaglio, R. P. (2009). Privatization and its challenges for human resource management in the public sector: Symposium introduction. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 29(3), 203–206.
  • Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Battaglio, R. P., & Legge, J. S. (2009). Self-interest, ideological/symbolic politics, and citizen characteristics: A cross-national analysis of support for privatization. Public Administration Review, 69(4), 697–700.
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  • Bradbury, M. D., & Waechter, G. D. (2009). Extreme outsourcing in local government: At the top and all but the top. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 29(3), 230–248.
  • Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Coggburn, J. D. (2007). Outsourcing human resources: The case of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 27(4), 315–335.
  • Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Clemmitt, M. (2012). Privatizing the military. CQ Researcher, 22(25), 597–620.
  • Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Yang, K., Hsieh, J. Y., & Li, T. S. (2009).Contracting capacity and perceived contracting performance: Nonlinear effects and the role of time. Public Administrative Review, 69(4), 681–696.
  • Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

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School: University of Maryland

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Introduction

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Conclusion


Running head: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Outsourcing
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Institution
Instructor
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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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Outsourcing

Outsourcing has been looked at as an important step towards improving public service
delivery. A key department that has been targeted for such an exercise has been the human
resource. Organizations have opted to outsource some of the non-core activities in order to focus
on the main ones (Bradbury and Waechter, 2009). Some of the HR...

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