Ending Civil Service Protections in Florida Government: Experiences in State Agencies

James S. Bowman, Jonathan West

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Abstract

This study examines the impact of civil service reform in state agencies. The objective is to ascertain the extent to which the elimination of the defining characteristic of the merit system—job protection against partisan interference—has affected employees. After the introduction and background, the third section describes the study method. This is followed by the presentation of findings and discussion of their implications for the future of reform.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-157
Number of pages19
JournalReview of Public Personnel Administration
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

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Keywords

  • at-will employment
  • civil service reform
  • human resource management
  • Service First
  • State of Florida

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  • Public Administration
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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Ending Civil Service Protections in Florida Government : Experiences in State Agencies. / Bowman, James S.; West, Jonathan.

In: Review of Public Personnel Administration, Vol. 26, No. 2, 01.01.2006, p. 139-157.

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