Introducing Public Administration / Edition 6

Introducing Public Administration / Edition 6

by Jay M. Shafritz, E.W. Russell, Christopher Borick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205607675

ISBN-13: 9780205607679

Pub. Date: 03/26/2008

Publisher: Longman

Updated in a new 7th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides readers with a solid, conceptual foundation in public administration, and contains the latest information on important trends in the discipline.

Known for its lively and witty style this book covers the most important issues in public administration using examples from various

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Updated in a new 7th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides readers with a solid, conceptual foundation in public administration, and contains the latest information on important trends in the discipline.

Known for its lively and witty style this book covers the most important issues in public administration using examples from various disciplines and modern culture. This approach captivates readers and encourages them to think critically about the nature of public administration today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205607679
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
03/26/2008
Series:
MySearchLab Series for Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Defining Public Administration.

2. The Political and Cultural Environment of Public Policy and Its Administration.

3. The Continuous Reinventing of the Machinery of Government.

4. Intergovernmental Relations.

5. The Evolution of Management and Organization Theory.

6. Organizational Behavior.

7. Managerialism and Performance Management.

8. Strategic Management in the Public Sector.

9. Leadership.

10. Personnel Management and Labor Relations.

11. Social Equity.

12. Public Financial Management.

13. Auditing, Accounting, and Evaluating.

14. Honor and Ethics, and Accountability.

Glossary.

Appendix Additional Sources.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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