Introducing Public Administration / Edition 1

Introducing Public Administration / Edition 1

by Jay M. Shafritz, E. W. Russell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0673996840

ISBN-13: 9780673996848

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Updated in its 8th 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 their lively and witty writing style, Shafritz, Russell, and Borick cover the most important issues in public administration using examples

Overview

Updated in its 8th 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 their lively and witty writing style, Shafritz, Russell, and Borick cover 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:
9780673996848
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.25(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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