Public Administration Concepts And Cases

Author : Richard Stillman
ISBN : 9780618993017
Genre : Political Science
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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: CONCEPTS AND CASES offers a unique and highly regarded framework in which conceptual readings are paired with contemporary case studies that reflect real-world examples of administrative work, as well as new thinking and developments in the field. Case studies and examples cover topics such as the Columbia space shuttle disaster, the shootings at Columbine High School, and the war in Iraq making it easy to engage students in the readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Political Science

Ethics And Integrity In Public Administration

Author : Raymond W. Cox III
ISBN : 9780765630209
Genre : Business & Economics
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Ethics and Integrity in Public Administration presents cutting-edge perspectives on the role of ethics in public sector management--what it is and where it is going. The contributors include a cross-section of authoritative authors from around the globe, and from both the academy and government. They cover a wide range of topics, diverse theoretical and conceptual paradigms, and global examples, and provide a broader view than what is typically offered in other books. The book includes both theoretical insights and commentaries grounded in practice. Chapters are divided into three parts: Ethical Foundations and Perspectives, Ethical Management and Ethical Leadership, and International and Comparative Perspectives.
Category: Business & Economics

The Public Administration Casebook

Author : Robert A Cropf
ISBN : 9781317343011
Genre : Political Science
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The Public Administration Casebook is a practice-based collection that speaks to the lived experience of students and prepares them to become more effective practioners of public and non-profit sectors by providing case studies arranged around major themes in public administration. Key Features: The 14 case studies are organized by main themes of public administration including political context of public administration, bureaucracy and organizational structure, organizational culture, leadership, human relations administration, budgeting, ethics, and decision making. Since they reflect actual experience, each case contains one or two secondary themes illustrating how the fundamental concepts and issues that students learn about function in concert in the real world. Students worked with the text authors to create, develop, and write each of these case studies so that the material better reflects current workplace realities and therefore results in a more meaningful learning experience for everyone. The focus on students provides a teaching case methodology that serves as an easily adaptable model for other instructors.
Category: Political Science

Public Administration Concepts And Theories

Author : S. P. Naidu
ISBN : 8122409563
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The Main Purpose Of This Book Is To Cater To The Needs Of The Undergraduate Students Of Public Administration And Political Science. It Is Intended To Serve As A Basic Text Book For These Two Categories Of Students.The Book Has Been Broadly Divided Into Four Parts. Part-I Introduces The Nature And Expanding Horizone Of Public Administration As A Discipline. It Also Highlights The Growing Importance Of Public Administration In The Modern State With Special Reference To The Developing Nations And Points Out Its Interdisciplinary Nature. Part-Ii Discusses The Contributions And Theories Of Some Important Early Administrative Theorists. Part-Iii Provides An Understanding Of The Behavioural And Social-Psychological Approaches To The Study Of Public Administration. It Examines The Significance Of The Prismatic-Sala-Model Of F.W. Riggs In The Study Of Comparative Public Administration, The Views Of Edward Weidner On Development Administration And The Concept Of New Public Administration. It Provides A Critique Of Various Administrative Theories Discussed Under Parts Ii And Iii. Part-Iv Explains The Various Concepts In Public Administration And Their Importance And Limitations In Organising Administrative Structures.Keeping In View The Level Of An Average Student, An Attempt Is Made In The Book To Present The Various Topics Covered In Simple. The Special Features Of This Book Are: * Each Part Is Preceded By Learning Objectives And Followed By Various Types Of Questions That Are Usually Set In The Question Papers Of University Examinations, * A Comprehensive Glossary Defining The Various Terms Used In The Study Of Public Administration, And * Brief Life Sketches Of Import Administrative Thinkers.

Public Administration

Author : Marc Holzer
ISBN : 9781317461876
Genre : Political Science
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This fresh and highly engaging textbook for the introductory Public Administration course covers all the
Category: Political Science

Introducing Public Administration

Author : Jay M. Shafritz
ISBN : 9781317213932
Genre : Political Science
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Now in an extensively revised 9th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides students with the conceptual foundation they need, while introducing them to important trends in the discipline. Known for its lively and witty writing style, this beloved textbook examines the most important issues in the field of public administration through the use of examples from various disciplines and modern culture. This unique approach captivates students and encourages them to think critically about the nature of public administration today. Refreshed and revised throughout, the 9th edition contains a number of imporant updates: An examination of the effect of the Barack Obama administration on the discipline, especially economic and financial management and budgetary policy, allowing students to apply the theories and concepts in the text to recent US government practice. An exploration of the 2008 economic meltdown and its consequences for the regulation of financial markets, cut-back management, and social equity, providing students with a critical look at the recent changes in the global economy. All-new images, international examples, keynotes, and case studies have been incorporated to reflect the diversity of public servants throughout history. Case studies correspond to those in optional companion book Cases in Public Policy and Administration to offer clear discussion points and seamless learning with the two books side by side. New sections on careers in public service, whistleblowing and public employee dissent, networks and collaboration across organizations, social innovation, managerialism and productivity improvement, Big Data and cloud computing, collaboration and civic engagement, and evidence-based policy and management. Complete with a companion website containing instructor slides for each chapter, a chapter-by-chapter instructor's manual and sample syllabus, student learning objectives and self-test questions, Introducing Public Administration is the ideal introduction to the discipline for first year masters students, as well as for the growing number of undergraduate public administration courses and programs.
Category: Political Science

Public Administration In America

Author : Michael E. Milakovich
ISBN : 9781133712909
Genre : Education
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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN AMERICA tackles the current and emerging trends, ethics, and challenges in public administration with the most comprehensive scholarship available. The Eleventh Edition gives you a behind the scenes look at day-to-day operations while examining the policies implemented and the procedures undertaken across the various levels of American government. The most current applications of public administration are discussed and analyzed, with up to date coverage of recent education initiatives such as Race to the Top, the ongoing health care debates, Homeland Security challenges and threats, and much more. To encourage student engagement, the Eleventh Edition introduces two new features, Point/Counterpoint and What Would You Decide?, where students are invited to play an active role in debating and discussing some of the most up-to-date topics. Presented in a comprehensive and easy-to-understand format, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN AMERICA builds student knowledge of core concepts while showing them the path to an exciting and fulfilling career in politics and public administration--where they can make a difference! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Public Administration An Action Orientation

Author : Robert B. Denhardt
ISBN : 9781285606866
Genre : Education
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Issuing a call to action, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: AN ACTION ORIENTATION, Seventh Edition, encourages readers to become active participants in public administration--and equips them with the tools to do it effectively. Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Tara A. Blanc teach readers how to influence the operations of public agencies--helping them learn to get involved and effect positive changes, regardless of whether they are working outside the agency as citizens or within the agency as managers. With a strong emphasis on ethics, the text introduces the theories and scholarly literature of the field while reflecting the latest trends and issues. Practical applications help readers sharpen personal management, communication, delegation, motivation, and decision-making skills. Key topics like nonprofit management, the global dimensions of public administration, and organizational theory are covered thoroughly. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Case Method

Author : Sushma Yadav
ISBN : 8186641459
Genre : India
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Papers presented at the Workshop on Case Study : Preparation and Use, held at Indian Institute of Public Administration in October 2009.
Category: India