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  • The New Public Serviceby Janet V. Denhardt; Robert B. Denhardt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public interest; (3) value citizenship and public service... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Polisby Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Evangelia Petridou; Lee Miles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    In this volume, as is reflected in the book title, the editors make the conscious choice to use ‘political’ as the umbrella modifier for all entrepreneurship which takes place in the polis. The editors and contributors fill a lacuna in the political science literature by conceptually enhancing the term ‘political entrepreneurship’... more...

  • Public Procurement for Innovationby C. Edquist; J. M. Zabala-Iturriagagoitia; N. S. Vonortas; J. Edler

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book focuses on Public Procurement for Innovation. Public Procurement for Innovation is a specific demand-side innovation policy instrument. It occurs when a public organization places an order for a new or improved product to fulfill certain needs that cannot be met at the moment of the order. The book provides evidence of the potential benefits... more...

  • E-Government: Information, Technology, and Transformationby Hans J Schnoll

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government> refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to participate and provide their opinion on government websites.... more...

  • Public Management Reform in Countries in the Napoleonic Administrative Traditionby Edoardo Ongaro

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    The aim of this e-book is to provide a contribution to enlarging the empirical base and widening the range of theoretical perspectives to the comparative study of public management reform. What gathered and motivated the Authors of this e-book have been the shared conviction of the necessity to “fill a gap”: not just an empirical gap but... more...

  • Selected Papers from the E-Government Workshopby Ah-lian Kor; Graham Orange

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book consists of papers selected from the eGov 2007 Workshop which was organized by the eGISE (eGovernment Integration and Systems Evaluation) Research Network and hosted by Leeds Metropolitan University. The e-book addresses both the practice and theory of eGovernment, and includes topics such as the eGovernment programme in Jordan and the... more...

  • Regions and Regionalisation Through Business Clustersby Tassilo Herrschel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book draws on papers presented and discussed at the ESRC-funded seminar series on 'Business Clusters and Regionalisation', held in London in 2005/6. This series brought together academics and practitioners engaged in questions of region building and 'best' forms of regional governance in economic development in metropolitan areas.... more...

  • Scenarios in Public Administrationby Robert J. Daniello; Paulette M. Laubsch

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 29.99

    Scenarios in Public Administration focuses on the broad topics of leadership, human relationship management, technical, administrative, and political concepts for students of public administration. There are many individuals who have the technical proficiencies and are administratively competent, but they do not possess the political skills needed... more...

  • Governance in Dark Timesby Camilla Stivers

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    With the rush of calamitous events in recent years—the September 11 terror attacks, the Iraq imbroglio, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita—Americans feel themselves to be living in dark times. Trust in one another and in the government is at low ebb. People in public service face profound challenges to the meaning and efficacy of their work.... more...

  • Performance Management in the Public Sectorby Wouter Van Dooren; Geert Bouckaert; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Tackling the key topics of reform and modernization, this important new book systematically examines performance in public management systems. The authors present this seminal subject in an informative and accessible manner, tackling some of the most important themes.   Performance Management in the Public Sector takes as its point of departure... more...