JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF AERONAUTICS AND A ›› 2017, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (6): 6-12.DOI: 10.13766/j.bhsk.1008-2204.2017.0194

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Contemporary Calling Theory and Human Resource Management in Public Sector

JIANG Xinhui, WANG Min, HUANG Bo, GAO Jiankun, CHEN Nannan   

  1. Business School, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming Yunnan 650221, China
  • Received:2017-06-30 Online:2017-11-25 Published:2017-11-23

Abstract:

The paper intends to introduce the theory of calling to human resource management in public sector. By applying the mechanisms and theories of how career calling can benefit a worker's health, well-being, and work motivation, the paper proposes that the construction of civil servants' value system could be promoted by exhibition of how public people are benefited by the public service work; the evaluation effectiveness of the ethics of civil servants in selection could be improved by focusing on the measurement of their calling; the sustainable work motivation of civil servants could be facilitated by convincing them about long-term benefits of calling for individuals' physical, mental health and well-being.

Key words: Human resource management in public sector, calling, civil servants selection, work motivation, well-being

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