The Times They are a Changing: Implications of Workplace Changes for the Development of Selection Examinations

Public Productivity & Management Review, Vol. 20, No. 2 (December 1996), pp. 121-128

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Joan E. Pynes

University of South Florida

Lynn Bartles

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Date Written: 1996

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to examine how the changes in information technology and the push toward reinventing government affect the merit system and selection within public sector organizations. Information technology is changing rapidly and will lead to modifications in job knowledge and responsibilities resulting in changed organizational structures.

Keywords: Merit systems, civil service, selection and promotion exams

Suggested Citation

Pynes, Joan E. and Bartles, Lynn, The Times They are a Changing: Implications of Workplace Changes for the Development of Selection Examinations (1996). Public Productivity & Management Review, Vol. 20, No. 2 (December 1996), pp. 121-128. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2569325

Joan E. Pynes (Contact Author)

University of South Florida ( email )

Tampa, FL 33620
United States

Lynn Bartles

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville ( email )

1 Hairpin Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1102
United States

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