ISBN-10:
1848440898
ISBN-13:
9781848440890
Pub. Date:
01/01/2009
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Public Sector Leadership: International Challenges and Perspectives

Public Sector Leadership: International Challenges and Perspectives

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ISBN-13: 9781848440890
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Edited by Jeffrey A. Raffel, Charles P. Messick Professor of Public Administration, University of Delaware, US, Peter Leisink, Utrecht University School of Governance, The Netherlands and Anthony E. Middlebrooks, Assistant Professor of Leadership, University of Delaware, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Foreword
Robert B. Denhardt
1. Introduction
Jeffrey A. Raffel, Peter Leisink and Anthony E. Middlebrooks
PART I: NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT AND THE CHALLENGE OF CHANGE
2. Government Reform and Public Service Values in Democratic Societies
Frances Stokes Berry
3. Explaining Radical Policy Change Against All Odds: The Role of Leadership, Institutions, Program Design and Policy Windows
Harald Sætren
4. Leading Central Banking in Europe
Martin Marcussen
5. Dutch Civil Service Leadership: Torn Between Managerial and Policy-Oriented Leadership Roles
Trui Steen and Frits M. Van der Meer
PART II: FRONTIERS OF POLITICAL-ADMINISTRATIVE RELATIONS
6. Are Elected Executives Needed to Achieve Accountability to Citizens? Performance Issues and Form of Government in Large US Cities
James H. Svara
7. Political and Administrative Leadership in a Reinvented European Commission
Anchrit C. Wille
8. Russian Bureaucracy as an Alternative Model of Leadership
Marc Holzer and Iryna Illiash
PART III: LEADERSHIP PROCESSES IN INTERORGANIZATIONAL NETWORKS
9. A New Look at Leadership in Collaborative Networks: Process Catalysts
Myrna P. Mandell and Robyn Keast
10. Executive Involvement and Formal Authority in Government Information-Sharing Networks: The West Nile Virus Outbreak
J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Theresa A. Pardo and G. Brian Burke
11. Business Improvement Districts and the Design of Third-Party Governance: Framing Business Leadership in Urban Subdistrict Regeneration
Jonathan B. Justice and Chris K. Skelcher
12. Leadership in the Unglued Organization
Patricia Wallace Ingraham
PART IV: ETHICS, VALUES AND DIVERSITY
13. Beyond Cognition: Affective Leadership and Emotional Labor
Meredith A .Newman, Mary E. Guy and Sharon H. Mastracci
14. Leadership Diversity in an Ageing Workforce
Kathleen Vanmullem and Annie Hondeghem
15. Ethical Leadership in Public-Private Partnerships: Learning from an Australian ‘Great Controversy’?
Judy Johnston and Siegfried Gudergan
16. Leadership, Administrative Evil and the Ethics of Incompetence: The Failed Response to Hurricane Katrina
Guy B. Adams and Danny L. Balfour
PART V: LEADERSHIP TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
17. Is Public Sector Leadership Distinct? A Comparative Analysis of Core Competencies in the Senior Executive Service
Tim A. Mau
18. Examination of Mental Health Leadership Competencies Across IIMHL Countries
Richard H. Beinecke and Justin Spencer
19. Evaluation of Leadership Development and Training in the British Senior Civil Service: The Search for the Holy Grail?
Sylvia Horton
10. Conclusion
Jeffrey A. Raffel, Peter Leisink and Anthony E. Middlebrooks
Index

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