How the governmental context of personnel management affects the implementation of human resource policies.
The key responsibilities of management (and of the unit manager) in the following personnel areas: recruitment, selection, orientation, training and development, promotion, compensation, performance evaluation, discipline and labor relations.
How to evaluate the components of a personnel management effort in terms of both effectiveness and efficiency.
About current or emerging problems in personnel management (e.g., sexual harassment, sick leave abuse, substance abuse, dangerous behaviors) and efforts at addressing those problems.
How to use appropriate legal bases in making personnel decisions.