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Government & Business

  • Handbook of Governmental Accountingby

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.95

    Demystifying a growing and dynamic field, Handbook of Governmental Accounting reflects the increasing complexity of this area, enabling readers to grasp the intricate accounting that is involved as government expenditures multiply and governments engage in progressively complex transactions. Drawing on the expertise of a distinguished group of contributors,... more...

  • Public Administration in East Asiaby

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 179.95

    Written by leading experts, Public Administration in East Asia: Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan examines the inner workings of governments in East Asia, in particular its public administration and related public policy processes. It focuses on the apparatus of government ? the agencies, their values, context, and policies within which... more...

  • The Facilitative Leader in City Hallby

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.95

    Two forms of local government are prevalent in American cities. The style of leadership found in mayor-council cities draws attention to the mayor and frequently involves power struggles as mayors attempt to assert control over city councils and city staff. However, the leadership of the mayor in council-manager cities can be less visible and easily... more...

  • International Handbook of Public Procurementby

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 189.95

    Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few textbooks for courses on the subject. Filling this... more...

  • Soldiers of Reasonby Alex Abella

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 12.99

    Born in the wake of World War II, RAND quickly became the creator of America?s anti-Soviet nuclear strategy. A magnet for the best and the brightest, its ranks included Cold War luminaries such as Albert Wohlstetter, Bernard Brodie, and Herman Kahn, who arguably saved us from nuclear annihilation and unquestionably created Eisenhower?s "military-industrial... more...

  • Paths to Making a Differenceby Mark A. Abramson; Paul R. Lawrence

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 23.99

    To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration. more...

  • Effective Non-Profit Managementby Shamima Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    In an environment of increased interdependency and collaborations among non-profits, for-profits, and governmental organizations, researchers and practitioners have begun to identify the need for a distinctive set of values, skills, and competencies for effective non-profit management. Underlining the relationship between these two sectors, Effective... more...

  • Policy, Management and Finance for Public-Private Partnershipsby Akintola Akintoye; Matthias Beck

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00

    This book examines some of the key policy, financial and managerial aspects of public-private partnerships within the context of the global spread of this form of procurement. The chapters investigate political and institutional issues surrounding PPPs, together with the financial and managerial strategies employed by the private sector. Adopting... more...

  • Politics and Economics in the Eightiesby Alberto Alesina; Geoffrey Carliner

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 35.00

    Is the federal budget deficit a result of congressional deadlocks, gross miscalculation of economic trends, or a Republican strategy to tie the budgetary hands of future Democratic leadership? To what extend does the partisan split between Congress and the executive branch constrain the president's agenda? In this volume, political scientists and... more...

  • China and the Long March to Global Tradeby Alan S Alexandroff; Sylvia Ostry; Rafael Gomez

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95

    On December 11th 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO). This book examines the Prolonged negotiations leading up to this historic event. more...