Public Administration in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Public Administration in Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Raymond W. Cox, Susan J. Buck, Betty N. Morgan
     
 

This book focuses on the interaction between the constitutionally mandated institutions and the bureaucracy.

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This book focuses on the interaction between the constitutionally mandated institutions and the bureaucracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137393848
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
281
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

I. NORMATIVE FUNCTIONS.

1. History of Public Administration as an Academic Discipline.

2. Ethics in Public Administration.

3. Normative Foundations of Public Administration.

II. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AS MANAGEMENT.

4. A Conceptual History of the Budget Process.

5. A Conceptual History of Public Personnel Management.

6. A Conceptual History of Administrative Law.

7. A Conceptual History of Policy Analysis.

III. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AS ORGANIZATION THEORY.

8. Organization Theory as a Problem of Structure.

9. Organization Theory as a Problem of Human Behavior.

10. Organization Theory as a Problem of Democracy.

IV. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AS PLANNED CHANGE.

11. Theory and Practice of Planned Change.

12. Public Sector Strategic Management.

13. Theory and Practice of Organization Development.

V. POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION.

14. The Legislature in Administrative and Organizational Perspective.

15. Administration in Comparative Perspective.

16. Politics and Administration: American Political Theory and Bureaucracy.

Suggested Readings.

Index.

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