Sub-theme 59: Prepare for Surprise: Personnel Strategies, HR Policies and Training in the Public Sector

Alessandro Hinna, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Fabian Homberg, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Sandro Mameli, National School of Administration, Italy
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
Wellbeing, Knowledge and Attraction
Chair: Alessandro Hinna
Yovav Eshet and Itzhak Harpaz
Personality traits’ predictors of outstanding performance in the public sector
Julia Asseburg, David Hensel, Fabian Homberg, Rick Vogel and Judith Znanewitz
Job characteristics, public service motivation and application intentions: The tacit dimension of public sector attraction in multi-incentive settings
Emmanuel Abord de Chatillon, Nathalie Commeiras, Céline Desmarais and Pierre Loup
Construction of occupational wellbeing: Are public sector really different? A surprising comparative analysis of public and private hospital sector in France
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
Professionalization & Public Service
Chair: Fabian Homberg
Tiina Randma-Liiv and Reelika Rattus
Leaving the senior civil service – Public service bargain and beyond. The case of Estonia
Anny Karine de Medeiros and Mário Aquino Alves
Civil service professionalization and performance in Brazilian public sector
Tim Gielens and Bart Henssen
Building a theoretical framework for sustainable HRM from case study research
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
HRM Practices & Policies
Chair: Alessandro Hinna
Federico Ceschel, Alessandro Hinna and Danila Scarozza
Personnel appraisal systems in public organizations: the implementation of the Italian Reform
Lucio Todisco and Andrea Tomo
Smart Working in Public Administration: the role of the management in the Human Resources policies
Eva Kooijman and Nikolaus Beck
Donor darlings and orphans: category spanning in humanitarian projects
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
Aspects of Training
Chair: Alessandro Hinna
Johannes M. Lehner, Eva Born and Rainer Born
Variants of drill as preparedness for surprise
Sara Melo, Lode De Waele and Tobias Polzer
The role of training in fostering innovation within a public value governance framework: The case of a public hospital
Natalia Jubault Krasnopevtseva, Catherine Thomas and Renata Kaminska
Safety leadership in high risk and highly regulated sectors: A theoretical framework
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
Change in the Public Sector
Chair: Fabian Homberg
Arif Jasim, Ashly H. Pinnington and Yuliani Suseno
The leader’s sensemaking in leading public sector change: The contribution of conceptual skills
Aoife M. McDermott, Louise Fitzgerald, Tom Powell, Aled Jones and Daniel Kelly
Organizational change capability: The role of HR support and the value of an OD orientation
Falk Ebinger
Letting change happen – The successful initiation of organizational turnaround in a politicized public sector context
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
Identification, Outsourcing & Politics
Chair: Alessandro Hinna
Andrea Tomo, Rosanna Spanò, Marco Maffei and Gianluigi Mangia
Imag[in]ing public managers: Insights on identification processes and discursive practices from the Italian field
Hedva Vinarski Peretz and Aviv Kidron
Why managers in local authorities engage in political behavior: A new way of looking at organizational politics
Daniel Jardim Pardini, Dalila Rodrigues and Denise Machado
Outsourcing or Public-Private Partnership (PPPs)? An analysis of the decision-making process of hybrid models on the prison system
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Astra, A-543
Ethics & Performance in the Public Sector
Chair: Fabian Homberg
Fernanda Odilla
When peers investigate peers to enforce ethical behaviour through punishment: Lessons from the civil service in Brazil
Nari Yoo
Aspiration performance and public organization’s patterns of learning: Evidence from the Fiscal Performance Goal Management System of South Korea