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  • Bureaucracy and Administrationby Ali Farazmand

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    Bureaucracy is an age-old form of government that has survived since ancient times; it has provided order and persisted with durability, dependability, and stability. The popularity of the first edition of this book, entitled Handbook of Bureaucracy , is testimony to the endurance of bureaucratic institutions. Reflecting the accelerated globalization... more...

  • Bureaucrats, Politics And the Environmentby Richard W. Waterman; Amelia A. Rouse; Robert Wright

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 25.95

    The bureaucracy in the United States has a hand in almost all aspects of our lives, from the water we drink to the parts in our cars. For a force so influential and pervasive, however, this body of all nonelective government officials remains an enigmatic, impersonal entity. The literature of bureaucratic theory is rife with contradictions and mysteries.... more...

  • Bürgerbeteiligung und Web 2.0by Kai Masser; Adriano Pistoia; Philipp Nitzsche

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    ?Nach einer ersten Welle von Bürgerhaushalten vor 20 Jahren erlebt diese Form der Bürgerbeteiligung zur Zeit einen zweiten Frühling. Ursachen sind die neuen Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten des Web 2.0 und das große Interesse an neuen Formen der Bürgerbeteiligung. Doch was ist übriggeblieben von der ursprünglichen Idee, die Bürgerinnen und Bürger in den... more...

  • Case Research in Public Managementby David E McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Highly readable and non-technical, this handbook is designed to help students and non-profit managers gain a working knowledge of the principles and practices of conducting qualitative case study research in public organizations. This book is a motherload of practical and comprehensive guidance to planning, conducting, analyzing, and reporting case... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Civil Servants and Politicsby Christine Neuhold; Sophie Vanhoonacker; Luc Verhey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    This comparative study focuses on the changing relations between civil servants and politicians in the European Union in the last two decades. As well as national case studies this book also looks into politico-administrative relations in supranational institutions such as the European Commission and the European Parliament. more...

  • Context in Public Policy and Managementby C. Pollitt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Putting into context' is a very common phrase - both in the social sciences and beyond. But what exactly do we mean by this, and how do we do it? In this book internationally leading scholars in public policy and management tackle these issues. They show how central ideas of context are to a range of theories and explanations and use an international... more...

  • Critical Leadershipby Paul Evans; John Hassard; Paula Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Critical approaches to leadership studies have sought to challenge the normative position of leadership as residing solely within the formal leader and have gone as far as to undermine the traditionally held assumption of leadership as a "real" phenomenon. The book offers a critical account of the nature of leadership and management in modern organizations.... more...

  • Crossing Boundaries in Public Management and Policyby Janine O'Flynn; Deborah Blackman; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In the 21 st century governments are increasingly focusing on designing ways and means of connecting across boundaries to achieve goals. Whether issues are complex and challenging ? climate change, international terrorism, intergenerational poverty? or more straightforward - provision of a single point of entry to government or delivering integrated... more...

  • Cultural aspects of public management reformby Kuno Schedler; Isabella Proeller

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95

    An exploration of civic cultural influences on public management and its reform. more...