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  • Handbook of Public Administration, Third Editionby W. Bartley Hildreth; Gerald J. Miller; Jack Rabin

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 199.95

    Since the publication of the previous edition, the best-selling Handbook of Public Administration enters its third edition with substantially revised, updated, and expanded coverage of public administration history, theory, and practice. Edited by preeminent authorities in the field, this work is unparalleled in its thorough coverage and comprehensive... more...

  • Performance-Based Management Systemsby Patria de Lancer Julnes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Expectations for performance management systems continue to grow in the public sector. Yet few administrators know how to effectively implement and sustain these systems. Performance-Based Management Systems: Effective Implementation and Maintenance supports practical efforts to build and maintain performance management systems in public organizations,... more...

  • The Politics-Administration Dichotomyby Patrick Overeem

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 76.95

    The politics-administration dichotomy is much mentioned and often criticized in the Public Administration literature. The Politics-Administration Dichotomy: Toward a Constitutional Perspective, Second Edition offers a book-length treatment of this classical notion. While public administration academics typically reject it as an outdated and even... more...

  • Debating Public Administrationby Robert F. Durant; Jennifer R.S. Durant

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 78.95

    Dialog between practitioners and academics has increasingly become the exception rather than the rule in contemporary public administration circles. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities tackles some of the major management challenges, choices, and opportunities... more...

  • The New Face of Governmentby David E. McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 76.95

    Change is sweeping the globe, and at the government level, operational changes are prompting many public administrators to develop new management styles and ways of delivering services to their citizens. In the process, they are changing the face of government. The New Face of Government: How Public Managers are Forging a New Approach to Governance ... more...

  • Organizational Assessment and Improvement in the Public Sectorby Kathleen M. Immordino

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 74.95

    Calls for performance measures and metrics sound good, but public sector organizations often lack the tools required to assess the organization as a whole and create true change.In order to implement an integrated cycle of assessment, planning, and improvement, government agencies at all levels need a usable framework for organizational assessment... more...

  • Practical Human Resources for Public Managersby Nicolas A. Valcik; Teodoro J. Benavides

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 68.95

    Employers face a myriad of issues when hiring: how to recruit, whom to select, how to interview, Equal Employment Opportunity policies, fair salary offerings, health issues, performance evaluations, behavior/disciplinary actions, turnover, and the list goes on and on. Practical Human Resources Management for Public Managers: A Case Study Approach... more...

  • Globalism and Comparative Public Administrationby Jamil Jreisat

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Globalization, rapidly evolving communication and information technology, and the spread of democracy across the world are reshaping public organizations and changing governance. Yet, graduate students and public administration academics have limited resources with which to develop a real-world understanding of the conceptual evolution and the changing... more...

  • American Public Serviceby James S. Bowman; Jonathan P. West

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Understanding the effects of radical change on public personnel systems is critically important both now and in the future to all those interested in the quality of American democracy. Civil service reform is occurring at all levels of government both in the United States and abroad. American Public Service: Radical Reform and the Merit System is... more...

  • International Handbook of Public Procurementby Khi V. Thai

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few textbooks for courses on the subject. Filling this... more...