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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party?s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA. Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective gives a much-needed conceptualization... more...
- IOS Press 2015; US$ 115.00
The field of e-Government has emerged alongside the developments in information technology in recent decades, and has become an increasingly important factor in all our lives. It has faced a wide range of challenges from the changing technologies of the internet/digital economy, such as IOT, big data, cloud and 4G mobile, as well as the rapid growth... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
In this well-informed yet anxious age, public administrators have constructed vast cisterns that collect and interpret a meteoric shower of facts. In Surveillance, Transparency, and Democracy , Akhlaque Haque demonstrates that this pervasive use and increasing dependence on information technology (IT) enables sophisticated and well-intentioned... more...
- OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 20.00
The public sector has to become more innovative if it is to tackle todays complex challenges and meet societys 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 Innovations collection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
How do policy makers and managers square the circle of increasing demand and expectations for the delivery and quality of services against a backdrop of reduced public funding from government and philanthropists? Leaders, executives and managers are increasingly focusing on service operations improvement. In terms of research, public services are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95
Hailed for its timelessness and timeliness, Public Administration in Theory and Practice examines public administration from a normative perspective, and provides students with an understanding of the practice of public administration. Combining historical, contextual and theoretical perspectives, this text give students a truly comprehensive... more...
- 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...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 9.99
"I owe it to many people, and to myself, to set the record straight. There have been many versions of parts of the story in the press over the years, many lies overlaid with truths and truths overlaid with lies. Much of the truth is just a palimpsest, an echo that changes even in the act of repeating it, but this is my story."In the dying years of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95
This unique workbook engages students in the study of public administration and helps them gain a deeper understanding of the field by providing exercises that expose them to a wide range of practical applications. Connecting theory to practice, a brief theoretical introduction precedes each exercise, explaining why the technique is important and... more...