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Public Affairs & Administration

  • Green Growth: Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Economyby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    Incorporating case studies and empiricial analysis, this book builds an evidence-based understanding of green-growth strategies and challenges to their implementation by companies and nations. Coverage includes both success factors and obstacles to adoption. more...

  • Verändertes Denken ? Bessere Öffentliche Dienste?!by

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2013; US$ 69.95

    Der Sammelband präsentiert Beiträge eines internationalen Kongresses, der sich aus nationaler und internationaler Perspektive mit aktuellen Problemen der Modernisierung des öffentlichen Dienstes in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland beschäftigte. Unter dem Leitwort "Verändertes Denken" untersuchen Vertreter aus Wissenschaft, betrieblicher Praxis und... more...

  • In Search of Better Governance in South Asia and Beyondby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    The pursuit for better governance has assumed center stage in developmental discourse as well as reform initiatives of all organizations working for the public welfare, and includes such issues as service delivery and responding to citizens? needs and demands. In the era of globalization, multilevel and new modes of governance are changing the traditional... more...

  • Open Governmentby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 179.00

    On January 2009, President Obama signed the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government. The memorandum declares the new Administration?s commitment to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government and establishing a system linking three principles: transparency, public participation and collaboration. Since then, federal agencies in... more...

  • User-Centric Technology Design for Nonprofit and Civic Engagementsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Due to the increased global political importance of the nonprofit sector, its technological support and organizational characteristics have become important fields of research. In order to conduct effective work, nonprofits need to communicate and coordinate effectively. However, such settings are generally characterized by a lack of resources, an... more...

  • Berichte zum Wirtschaftlichen Verbraucherschutz 2009/2010by

    Springer Basel 2011; US$ 29.99

    Die Zentrale Verbindungsstelle berichtet den für den Verbraucherschutz zuständigen obersten Landesbehörden jährlich umfassend und in anonymisierter Form über die im Rahmen des Verbraucherschutzdurchsetzungsgesetzes empfangenen und weitergeleiteten Ersuchen um Amtshilfe und Informationsaustausch. Das vorliegende Heft enthält die vom Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz... more...

  • Web 2.0 Technologies and Democratic Governanceby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 179.00

    Web 2.0 has become the buzz word for describing social media available on the Internet, such as blogs, photo and file sharing systems and social networking sites. These Web 2.0 applications are rapidly transforming citizen-citizen and citizen-government interactions in a manner not seen before. In recognition of these trends, governments are already... more...

  • Millennium Development Goals and Community Initiatives in the Asia Pacificby

    Springer India 2012; US$ 129.00

    Using implementation studies from Asia Pacific countries on meeting the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, this book demonstrate the role of communities in making governance effective and government responsive to the needs of people. more...

  • Government e-Strategic Planning and Managementby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book focuses on the extraction of critical success factors that guide e-strategic progress and the criteria set by decision makers for e-strategic reviews. It examines causes that drive e-strategic updates and defines patterns for e-strategic evolution. more...

  • Securing Water and Wastewater Systemsby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    Urban water and wastewater systems have an inherent vulnerability to both manmade and natural threats and disasters including droughts, earthquakes and terrorist attacks.  It is well established that natural disasters including major storms, such as hurricanes and flooding, can effect water supply security and integrity.  Earthquakes and terrorist... more...