The State of Public Management

The State of Public Management

by Donald F. Kettl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801852757

ISBN-13: 9780801852756

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Public management stands at the unique intersection of theory and practice. It seeks to help scholars frame questions that will improve their understanding of how policy ideas become transformed into practice and to help government managers see past the narrow issues on their desks to the broader implications of their work.  See more details below

Overview

Public management stands at the unique intersection of theory and practice. It seeks to help scholars frame questions that will improve their understanding of how policy ideas become transformed into practice and to help government managers see past the narrow issues on their desks to the broader implications of their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801852756
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Models of Governance for the 1990s15
2Knowledge for Practice: Of What Use Are the Disciplines?47
3Political Science51
4Sociology75
5Economics92
6Psychology118
7Managing across Boundaries145
8Turf Barriers to Interagency Collaboration168
9Designing and Implementing Volunteer Programs193
10Leadership of a State Agency213
11Rational Choice and the Public Management of Interorganizational Networks241
12Critical Incidents and Emergent Issues in Managing Large-scale Change267
13Organizational Redesign in the Public Sector286
Conclusion: What Is Public Management?307
Notes on Contributors313
Index317

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