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Biography of an Ideal: A History of the Federal Civil Service
Kay Coles James (ed). This volume, issued by the U.S. Civil Service Comm., is a concise history of the U.S. civil service & the remarkable employees who have helped make our country great. Originally published in conjunction with the 75th anníy. of the landmark Civil Service Act of 1883 & updated in 1973, the current ed. adds important chapters that memorialize the critical developments in the civil service in the last 3 decades. The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 brought fundamental structural changes that gave birth to OPM, the Merit Systems Protection Board, & a new Senior Exec. Service. At the beginning of the 21st cent. there is new emphasis on results-oriented mgmt. of the Fed. Govít. & a maturing role for OPM as central personnel agent. B&W photos.
Air Combat: The New Face of War
Southern World: Trade & Travel Routes
Calendars & Constellations of the Ancient World
Peopleís Charter?: Forty Years of the National Parks & Access to the Countryside Act 1949
American Short Story, 1945-1980: A Critical History
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