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  • Keeping U.S. Intelligence Effectiveby William J. Lahneman

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Keeping U.S. Intelligence Effective: The Need for a Revolution in Intelligence Affairs explores whether the U.S. intelligence enterprise will be able to remain effective in today's security environment. Based on the demands currently being placed upon the intelligence community, the analysis concludes that the effectiveness of U.S. intelligence... more...

  • Handbook of Innovation in Public Servicesby Stephen P. Osborne; Louise Brown

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    Innovation is a core issue for public services and is a key element of public services reform - particularly in this age of austerity where policy makers urge the need to 'innovate to do more with less'. This comprehensive and accessible Handbook explores the potential for creating efficient and effective public services. Leading researchers... more...

  • Partisan Appointees and Public Servantsby Chris Eichbaum; Richard Shaw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Examines the role of political staff in executive government and the consequences for policymaking and governance. This work reveals that good governance is about governments getting the advice that they need to hear as well as the advice that they want to hear. more...

  • The International Handbook of Public Financial Managementby Richard Allen; Richard Hemming; Barry Potter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 255.00

    The International Handbook of Public Financial Management is essential reading for governmental policy-makers, and practitioners and consultants working in this field, whose importance has been highlighted by the global financial crisis. It is a primary source for academics and students of economics, public finance, accountancy and public policy. more...

  • Public Administration & Public Managementby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95

    A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources ? employees, money and laws ? into policy outputs... more...

  • Policy Bureaucracyby Edward C Page; Bill Jenkins

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 124.99

    Policy making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. In this ground-breaking work, two leading authorities come together to examine the world of the policy bureaucrat for the first time. The volume draws in crucial debates over accountability and democratic ideology, hierarchy and expertise, and should... more...

  • Ethics Management for Public Administratorsby Donald C Menzel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As with the first edition, this practical book is dedicated to building organizations of integrity. It has been written for students contemplating careers in public service, elected and appointed officials, administrators, and career public servants in America and abroad. more...

  • Ethics in Public Managementby H George Frederickson; Richard K Ghere

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The first edition of this work, published in 1993, refuted the notion that administrative ethics could not be studied empirically. In this second edition, Frederickson (public administration, University of Kansas) and Ghere (political science, University of Dayton) expand their scope to include both the managerial and individual/moral dimensions of... more...

  • Citizen, Customer, Partner: Engaging the Public in Public Managementby John Clayton Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    For almost a half a century, scholars and practitioners have debated what the connections should be between public administration and the public. Does the public serve principally as citizen-owners, those to whom administrators are responsible? Are members of the public more appropriately viewed as the customers of government? Or, in an increasingly... more...

  • Effective Implementation In Practiceby Jodi Sandfort; Stephanie Moulton

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    A unique approach to policy implementation with essential guidance and useful tools Cultivating Effective Implementation: The Practice of Integrating Policy and Management presents an instrumental approach to implementation analysis. By spanningpolicy fields, organizations, and frontline conditions in implementation systems, this book provides... more...