ISBN-10:
0791473244
ISBN-13:
9780791473245
Pub. Date:
01/01/2009
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Agendas and Decisions: How State Government Executives and Middle Managers Make and Administer Policy

Agendas and Decisions: How State Government Executives and Middle Managers Make and Administer Policy

by Dorothy F. Olshfski, Robert B. Cunningham
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ISBN-13: 9780791473245
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 167
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dorothy F. Olshfski is Associate Professor of Public Administration at Rutgers University at Newark and coeditor (with Kathe Callahan and Erwin Schwella) of Global Public Management: Cases and Comments.

Robert B. Cunningham is Professor of Political Science at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and coauthor (with Yasin K. Sarayrah) of WASTA: The Hidden Force in Middle Eastern Society.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

1 Introduction 1

2 The Decision Process Model, the Cultural Environment, and Density 9

3 Problem Identification 27

4 Considering Alternatives and Making the Decision 51

5 Implementation 73

6 Evaluation 93

7 Conclusion 115

Appendix 127

Notes 139

Bibliography 143

Index 151

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