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  • A Restless Mindby Benjamin Frankel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Amos Perlmutter has devoted his academic career to the study of comparative politics, international relations and modern authoritarianism. He has written 14 books and more than 70 articles in academic journals. He has also been a prolific contributor to newspapers in the United States and abroad and offered commentary on TV and radio shows. These essays... more...

  • Implementing the OECD Principles for Integrity in Public Procurementby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    With procurement accounting for 13% of GDP and a third of government expenditures on average in OECD countries, investing in appropriate processes to mitigate risks of waste and corruption leads to efficiency gains considering the financial stakes. In 2008 OECD countries committed to promoting transparency, integrity, good management as well as accountability... more...

  • Improving Public Sector Productivityby Ellen D. Rosen

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60

    This volume shows how public agencies can be made more efficient and humane, providing practical guidance to enhance both service quality and client satisfaction at local, state and national levels. Examples focus on the issues of quality management, improving service delivery, job reorganization and worker empowerment. more...

  • Government at a Glance 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 63.00

    Government at a Glance 2013  provides readers with a dashboard of key indicators assembled with the goal of contributing to the analysis and international comparison of public sector performance. Indicators on government revenues, expenditures, and employment are provided alongside key output and outcome data in the sectors of education and health.... more...

  • Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governanceby Jos Raadschelders; Eran Vigoda-Gadot

    Wiley 2015; US$ 118.95 US$ 103.09

    A comparative, interdisciplinary examination of the mechanisms behind public administration Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance is a comprehensive, comparative text on the structure and function of governments around the world. Written by two of the field's leading public administration scholars, this book provides an interdisciplinary... more...

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Managementby David E McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00

    Designed for both students and practitioners, the new edition of this popular text has been thoroughly revised. It incorporates the latest thinking in public administration and nonprofit management. The book integrates both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research, and also provides specific instruction in the use of commonly available statistical... more...

  • Public Personnel Managementby Donald Klingner; John Nalbandian; Jared J Llorens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 137.95

    Distinguished by its coherent values perspective, Public Personnel Management focuses on the conflicts, political processes, and management techniques that provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector. Organized around the four principal personnel functions that must be fulfilled in any complex organization, this book provides... more...

  • The Innovation Imperative in the Public Sectorby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 20.00

    The public sector has to become more innovative if it is to tackle today’s complex challenges and meet society’s changing expectations. But becoming truly innovative requires deep and broad changes to organisational culture and operations. Drawing on evidence emerging from the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation’s collection... more...

  • Kommunale Entscheidungsstrukturen in Ost- und Westdeutschlandby Jörg Bogumil; Lars Holtkamp

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 21.70

    Durch die Auswertung neuer quantitativer und qualitativer Datenbestände wird in diesem Buch erstmals systematisch vergleichend zwischen Ost- und Westdeutschland überprüft, inwieweit sich konkordanz- bzw. konkurrenzdemokratische Entscheidungsstrukturen durchgesetzt haben. Zudem wird die Frage gestellt, in welchem Ausmaß in Ostdeutschland Einflüsse... more...

  • Partizipation in der Wissensgesellschaftby Ray Hebestreit

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99

    ?Wie können in zeitgenössischen (Wissens-)Gesellschaften Qualität und Legitimität politischer Entscheidungen gewährleistet und verbessert werden? Dazu wird seit einigen Jahren nicht nur in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland vermehrt die Einbeziehung zusätzlicher Akteure in die politische Willensbildung und Entscheidungsfindung jenseits repräsentativ-demokratischer... more...