Should pay be tied to performance in the public sector? Why/Why not?

Forum Assignment for the Week: 550 Words minimum

Textbooks:

Nigro, L., Nigro, F., and Kellough, J. (2014). The new public personnel administration. 7th. Independence, Kentucky. Cengage. ISBN: 97811337324284.

Sifunda-Evelia, M. (2017). Human resource management practices: A biblical perspective. Singapore: Partridge. ISBN: 9781543742282.

Overview

his module/week examines the basic principles of compensation and performance management in public administration.

For this week’s Forum, respond to all of the following:  

Thread Prompt:

1. Should pay be tied to performance in the public sector? Why/Why not?

2. What are the characteristics of an effective pay for performance program and which characteristics are most important to the programs success and why?

Sources & citations required (APA 7th edition)

Specifics:

· Ideas and citations from all the required reading and presentations from the Module/Week

· Ideas and citations from two scholarly sources

General Instructions Applicable to All Forums:

enlightened To receive 100% as a grade (the exemplary level) for the weekly forums, you should ensure that your responses meet the following criterion:

Critical Analysis – Discussion postings display an excellent understanding of the required readings and underlying concepts including correct use of terminology. Postings are made in time for others to read and respond as well as deliver information that is full of thought, insight, and analysis. The information presented makes connection to previous or current content or to real-life situations, and must contain rich and fully developed new ideas, connections, or applications. (It is important that you integrate the weekly readings in your response. One way to do that is to make position statements, then discuss supporting evidence (i.e. research and/or personal experience).

Professional Communication and Etiquette – Written interactions in the Forum show respect and sensitivity to peers’ background and beliefs (Regardless of the position you are taking, please ensure that your participation comments are respectful to your peers’ background and beliefs).

Writing Skills – Written responses are free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.  The style of writing facilitates communication. (Make sure your work is free of errors.  If there are any errors as outlined above, you will not receive 100% for the forum). 

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