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The Effective Public Manager: Achieving Success in a Changing Government / Edition 3
     

The Effective Public Manager: Achieving Success in a Changing Government / Edition 3

by Steven Cohen, William Eimicke, William Eimicke
 

ISBN-10: 0787959383

ISBN-13: 9780787959388

Pub. Date: 09/06/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Since it was first published more than a decade ago, The Effective Public Manager has become the standard manual for public administrators and students. This practical provides core concepts to help real-world managers and mangers-to-be meet the demands of their jobs head on rather than work around the constraints of government and gives them the tools to

Overview

Since it was first published more than a decade ago, The Effective Public Manager has become the standard manual for public administrators and students. This practical provides core concepts to help real-world managers and mangers-to-be meet the demands of their jobs head on rather than work around the constraints of government and gives them the tools to shape events rather than be shaped by them. This thoroughly revised third edition

  • Presents an updated and detailed examination of management innovation
  • Examines the centrality of government in an era of global communication and transportation, economic interdependence, and the threat of global terrorism
  • Contains information on the opportunities and challenges of managing public policy from and with private and nonprofit organizations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787959388
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/06/2002
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit and Public Management Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

1. The Crisis in Public Management.

2. Defining Effective Public Management.

3. How to Find and Keep Good People.

4. Developing Effective Working Relationships.

5. Structuring Systems, Tasks, and Responsibilities.

6. Understanding and Applying InnovationStrategies in the Public Sector.

7. The Art and Craft of Contracting.

8. Gathering, Organizing, and Using Information.

9. Mastering the Budgetary Process.

10. Shaping Organizational Goals and Strategies.

11. Dealing with the Media, Legislative Bodies,and Interest Groups.

12. Surviving and Thriving in Public Service.

References.

Additional Resources.

Index.

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