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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00
Bureaucracy is a much-maligned feature of contemporary government. And yet the aftermath of September 11 has opened the door to a reassessment of the role of a skilled civil service in the survival and viability of democratic society. Here, Ezra Suleiman offers a timely and powerful corrective to the widespread view that bureaucracy is the source... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00
With procurement accounting for 13% of GDP and a third of government expenditures on average in OECD countries, investing in appropriate processes to mitigate risks of waste and corruption leads to efficiency gains considering the financial stakes. In 2008 OECD countries committed to promoting transparency, integrity, good management as well as accountability... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 54.99
Es gibt seit einigen Jahren eine internationale politik- und verwaltungswissenschaftliche Diskussion zu strukturell verselbständigten Behörden außerhalb der Ministerialverwaltung (?Agencies?). Ausgangspunkt ist die Beobachtung, dass bei der Ausgestaltung der Steuerungsbeziehungen zwischen Ministerien und Behörden erhebliche Unterschiede festzustellen... more...
- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60
This volume shows how public agencies can be made more efficient and humane, providing practical guidance to enhance both service quality and client satisfaction at local, state and national levels. Examples focus on the issues of quality management, improving service delivery, job reorganization and worker empowerment. more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 63.00
Government at a Glance 2013 provides readers with a dashboard of key indicators assembled with the goal of contributing to the analysis and international comparison of public sector performance. Indicators on government revenues, expenditures, and employment are provided alongside key output and outcome data in the sectors of education and health.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 118.95 US$ 103.09
A comparative, interdisciplinary examination of the mechanisms behind public administration Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance is a comprehensive, comparative text on the structure and function of governments around the world. Written by two of the field's leading public administration scholars, this book provides an interdisciplinary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00
Designed for both students and practitioners, the new edition of this popular text has been thoroughly revised. It incorporates the latest thinking in public administration and nonprofit management. The book integrates both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research, and also provides specific instruction in the use of commonly available statistical... 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 19.99
DerBand präsentiert die erste systematische Analyse von PEGIDA auf der Basis dervorliegenden empirischen Studien. Ausgehend von eigenen Untersuchungen und Beobachtungenwird die Entwicklung der Bewegung rekonstruiert, die im Herbst 2014 in Dresdenentstand und nationales und internationales Aufsehen erregte. Dabei werden Organisatoren,Positionen, Vernetzungen,... more...