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  • Public Innovation through Collaboration and Designby Christopher Ansell; Jacob Torfing

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    While innovation has long been a major topic of research and scholarly interest for the private sector, it is still an emerging theme in the field of public management. While ?results-oriented? public management may be here to stay, scholars and practitioners are now shifting their attention to the process of management and to how the public sector... more...

  • Just War and the Ethics of Espionageby Darrell Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and previously held norms of acceptable moral behavior,... more...

  • Public Management Reform in Countries in the Napoleonic Administrative Traditionby Edoardo Ongaro

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    The aim of this e-book is to provide a contribution to enlarging the empirical base and widening the range of theoretical perspectives to the comparative study of public management reform. What gathered and motivated the Authors of this e-book have been the shared conviction of the necessity to “fill a gap”: not just an empirical gap but... more...

  • Selected Papers from the E-Government Workshopby Ah-lian Kor; Graham Orange

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book consists of papers selected from the eGov 2007 Workshop which was organized by the eGISE (eGovernment Integration and Systems Evaluation) Research Network and hosted by Leeds Metropolitan University. The e-book addresses both the practice and theory of eGovernment, and includes topics such as the eGovernment programme in Jordan and the... more...

  • Regions and Regionalisation Through Business Clustersby Tassilo Herrschel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book draws on papers presented and discussed at the ESRC-funded seminar series on 'Business Clusters and Regionalisation', held in London in 2005/6. This series brought together academics and practitioners engaged in questions of region building and 'best' forms of regional governance in economic development in metropolitan areas.... more...

  • Scenarios in Public Administrationby Robert J. Daniello; Paulette M. Laubsch

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 29.99

    Scenarios in Public Administration focuses on the broad topics of leadership, human relationship management, technical, administrative, and political concepts for students of public administration. There are many individuals who have the technical proficiencies and are administratively competent, but they do not possess the political skills needed... more...

  • The Rise of Regional Authorityby Liesbet Hooghe; Gary Marks; Arjan H. Schakel

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional general?purpose government in 42 countries from 1950 to 2006. Yielding a complex mosaic of scores across countries and time, the authors identify some simple and fundamental patterns. more...

  • Governance in Dark Timesby Camilla Stivers

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    With the rush of calamitous events in recent years—the September 11 terror attacks, the Iraq imbroglio, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita—Americans feel themselves to be living in dark times. Trust in one another and in the government is at low ebb. People in public service face profound challenges to the meaning and efficacy of their work.... more...

  • La gestion publique sous le microscopeby Mohamed Charih; Réjean Landry

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1997; US$ 24.00

    De plus en plus, on s'interroge sur le rôle de l'État; on tente de réduire sa taille; on s'attaque au déficit; on tend vers la privatisation, la sous-traitance et la tarification des services publics. Les réformistes de la gestion des organisations proposent d'alléger les structures, de supprimer la paperasserie,... more...

  • L' approche systémique de la gestion des ressources humainesby Louise Lemire; Gaétan Martel

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 51.75

    Cet ouvrage s'intéresse aux relations d'emploi dans les administrations publiques, et particulièrement au contrat psychologique qui lie les individus à leur organisation en ce début de XXIe siècle. Nous cherchons donc à comprendre l'évolution du contrat psychologique de travail à travers la transformation... more...