Decentralization of human resource management: Driving forces and implications

Yilin Hou, Patricia Ingraham, Stuart Bretschneider, Sally Coleman Selden

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In the past two decades, decentralization ofh uman resources management has been one ofthe themes of administrative reform. While a lot of research has been conducted at the federal level, less of it has specifically targeted state government This article uses data from the 1998 survey of state governments to fill in this gap by identifying the driving forces and implications of human resources management decentralization in thestates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-22
Number of pages14
JournalReview of Public Personnel Administration
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Administration
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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