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  • Developments in e-Governmentby D. Griffin; P. Trevorrow; E. Halpin

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 125.00

    Sets out to provide a critical evaluation of developments in e-government. This book examines the emerging area of e-democracy, in which technology is being utilized to provide a digital presence for the democratic processes of government. It is a synthesis of theoretical contributions and empirical investigations. more...

  • E-Governanceby T. Obi

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 130.00

    E-Governance is regarded as one of the most important subjects in the information society. Global e-governance for both public and private sectors is becoming extremely significant in an innovative and seamless world community. Waseda University Institute of e-Government, founded in 2001, is a pioneer for capacity-building on CIO training and human... more...

  • Social Intelligence Skills for Governement Managersby Stephen Sampson

    HRD Press 2006; US$ 14.95

    This timely series is based upon 15 years of experience and work of trainers and researchers in the field of criminal justice. Each book is filled with the practical skills and actual techniques and methods. The focus is on how to communicate and get others to what is desired with minimal hassles. Examples and techniques are based on the real world... more...

  • Managing Performanceby Geert Bouckaert; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95

    In recent years, concerns over the effectiveness of public administration have encouraged the widespread measurement and management of ?performance?. But is performance management an appropriate model for public sector organizations, and has it proved successful? Moreover, how do the principles of performance management affect how public bodies operate,... more...

  • Handbook of Administrative Reformby Jerri Killian; Niklas Eklund

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 132.95

    Theoretical and Institutional Influence on Administrative Reform Globalization, Europeanization, and Administrative Reform, N. Eklund and M.E. Wimelius The Political State of Administrative Reform at the United Nations: A Microcosm of Reforms Occurring Globally, D.M. Schlagheck The Missing Link in Administrative Reform: Considering ... more...

  • Delegation in the Regulatory Stateby F. Gilardi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Over the years, independent regulatory agencies have become widespread institutions for regulatory governance. This book studies how they have diffused across Europe and compares their formal independence in 17 countries and seven sectors. It is intended for researchers and students in political science, public policy, and public administration. more...

  • Innovation in Public Sector Servicesby P. Windrum; P. Koch

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Developing a taxonomy of the different types of innovation found in public sector services, this book investigates the key features and drivers of public sector entrepreneurship. Explaining the dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship in public sector services, it is useful for researchers, academics and students interested in innovation. more...

  • Foundations for Local Governanceby Fumihiko Saito

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    Various forms of decentralization are recently pursued in the world, including developing countries. However, there has not been a coherent framework to access these intended outcomes generated by decentralization measures implemented in Asian and African countries. This book provides such a framework based on comparative analyses of different experiences... more...

  • The Regulatory State in an Age of Governanceby Roger King

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This is a highly readable and comprehensive account of the regulatory state and governance. It examines both key concepts and theories and important policy domains, and utilizes comparative, historical and transnational perspectives. A critical theme is consideration of whether the regulatory state that has developed in recent decades. more...

  • The Dynamics of Referendum Campaignsby Dr Claes H. de Vreese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 134.00

    This book focuses on the key actors in a referendum (the political elites/ parties, the media and citizens) and is centred around themes such as campaign style, campaign effects, electoral mobilization and turnout, as well as vote choice. The contributors consider the impact and importance of referendum campaigns. more...