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  • 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...

  • Governing after Crisisby Arjen Boin; Allan McConnell; Paul 't Hart

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Examines post-crisis investigations and addresses the longer term impact of crisis-induced politics. 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...

  • Corruption, Inequality, and the Rule of Lawby Eric M. Uslaner

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    In this book Uslaner suggests that the roots of corruption lie in economic and legal inequality and low levels of generalized trust. more...

  • Specialised Anti-Corruption Institutionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    International anti-corruption treaties, including the UN Convention against Corruption, require member states to establish two types of anti-corruption institutions – one to prevent corruption and the other to combat corruption through law enforcement. The treaties also establish standards for such anti-corruption institutions – they should... 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...