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  • Time, Policy, Managementby Christopher Pollitt

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    In this important new book, Christopher Pollitt, one of the leading researchers in public policy and management, argues that we are guilty of neglecting a fundamental dimension of both the practice and study of contemporary public management: that of time. Pollitt traces the character of, and the reasons for, this neglect in his wide-ranging study.... more...

  • Managing Complex Networksby Walter J M Kickert; Erik-Hans Klijn; Joop F M Koppenjan

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 59.00

    Although the concept of policy networks is now well-established in the field, most research has to content itself with description and analysis of their contribution to policy failure. This book goes further. It accepts policy networks as a fundamental characteristic of modern societies and presents an overview of the strategies for the management... more...

  • Understanding Civil-Military Interactionby Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    A novel examination of civil-military interaction in particular between militaries and humanitarian actors, in light of the so-called 'Norwegian model' that espouses a clear divide between political and humanitarian (or military and civilian - the model is in fact unclear) actors, while maintaining a tight coordination between them. Using a... 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...

  • The Rise of Regional Authorityby Liesbet Hooghe; Gary Marks; Arjan H. Schakel

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional general?purpose government in 42 countries from 1950 to 2006. Yielding a complex mosaic of scores across countries and time, the authors identify some simple and fundamental patterns. 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...

  • E-Governanceby V.M. Rao

    ABD Publishers 2007; US$ 40.00

    "Delivery of government services and information to the public through electronic means is known as E-Governance. Use of information and communication technologies in government facilitates an efficient, speedy and transparent process for disseminating information to the public and other agencies. It brings about a change in the mindset and work culture... more...