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  • The Collapse of Globalismby John Ralston Saul

    Atlantic Books 2018; US$ 13.99

    Globalization is dead. Nation states are resurgent, international trade has enriched the few rather than the promised many, and democratic values are on the retreat. The shining-eyed optimism of more open, more equal societies has given way to demagoguery and nationalism. As the problems of immigration, extremism and the economy cause the world's nations... 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...

  • Public Administration in Southeast Asiaby Evan M. Berman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    While public administration practice and education in general has become considerably professionalized in the last decade, existing knowledge on public administration in Southeast Asia is fragmented at best, and often devoid of a useful reference. While journal articles and government reports provide decentralized information, Public Administration... 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 While public administration academics typically reject it as an outdated and even...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...

  • Public Administration in Africaby Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad; Lukamba-Muhiya. Tshombe; Ernest Peprah Ababio

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With contributions from leading regional scholars, Public Administration in Africa: Performance and Challenges examines the complexities of the art of governance from the unique African perspective. The editors bring together a cohesive study of the major issues and regions by taking an analytic approach with the strong problem-solution application.... 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...