In public sector, the human resources management systems have been recently innovated into more flexible systems which are focused on enhancing performance and customer's satisfaction through openness and competition.
It has been characterized that the utilization of human resources is maximized as public service is progressively opened and non-public sector professionals are widely appointed in the public service.
The korean government set up the vision of personnel policy such as ‘establishment of participatory personnel management system based on impartiality and speciality’.
And the government has innovated the personnel management system with focusing on ‘self-control and responsibility’, ‘transparency and impartiality’, and
‘speciality and capability’.
Therefore, at the central government level, the public service has been more opened through competition and traditional personnel management practices such as seniority and periodical rotation have been changed. And individual civil servants' endeavors for enhancing their capabilities and performances has been made. Also the appointment of external experts in public service has been made broadly, the functional speciality of public service has been enhanced, and the working atmosphere of public service has been activated more than ever.
On the contrary, local governments have difficulties in establishing the performance oriented personnel management system due to some problems such as the closed personnel management system and the impartiality of personnel administration. There is much to be desired on the innovation of performance based personnel management system through openness and competition. One of the major tasks, with which local governments is faced, is enhancing local civil servants' capability and establishing performance oriented personnel management system through openness and competition.
In this context, this study examines the practices and problems of Korean local governments' personnel management systems. It also analyzes and evaluates the
reforms of personnel management system at the local government level. And this study suggests various alternatives for improving the personnel management system of Korean local governments.
지방공무원의 인사개혁 평가와 개선방안에 관한 연구(A study on the evaluation of reform on the personnel management system in Koran local governments)
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Government and Law < Public Administration|