Politics of the Administrative Process / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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About the Author
Donald F. Kettl is Dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Prior to his appointment, he was the Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Political Science. Kettl is the author of numerous books, including The Next Government of the United States: Why Our Institutions Fail Us and How to Fix Them, The Global Public Management Revolution, and Leadership at the Fed. Kettl has twice won the Louis Brownlow Award for the best book in public administration, for The Transformation of Governance: Public Administration for Twenty-first Century America in 2003 and System under Stress: Homeland Security and American Politics in 2005. In 2008, he was awarded the John Gaus Award of the American Political Science Association for lifetime contributions to the scholarship in the joint tradition of political science and public administration. Kettl has consulted broadly for government organizations and is a regular columnist for Governing magazine.
Table of Contents
1. AccountabilityPART I: The Job of Government2. What Government DoesAnd How It Does It3. The Meaning of Public Administration PART II: Organizational Theory and the Role of Government’s Structure 4. Organizational Theory5. The Executive Branch 6. Organization Problems7. Administrative ReformPART III: People in Government Organizations8. The Civil Service9. Human CapitalPART IV: Making and Implementing Government Decisions10. Decision Making11. Budgeting12. ImplementationPART V: Administration in a Democracy13. Regulation and the Courts14. Executive Power and Political Accountability