9780321044839

Introducing to Public Administration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321044839

  • ISBN10:

    0321044835

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Providing students with a solid conceptual foundation in public administration, the second edition of Shafritz and Russell's contains the latest information on trends in the discipline. The text presents unique chapter-opening vignettes and a boxed reading program with real-life excerpts and quotes that reinforce the narrative and make the text even livelier. The authors address the important issues in public administration in a witty writing style that captivates students and encourages them to think critically about the nature of public administration today.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents v
Preface xix
Defining Public Administration
1(38)
The Political and Cultural Environment of Public Policy and Its Administration
39(40)
The Continuous Reinventing of the Machinery of Government
79(49)
Intergovernmental Relations
128(38)
The Evolution of Management and Organization Theory
166(45)
Organizational Behavior
211(45)
Managerialism and Performance Management
256(39)
Strategic Management in the Public Sector
295(31)
Leadership and Accountability
326(29)
Personnel Management and Labor Relations
355(45)
Social Equity
400(32)
Public Financial Management
432(44)
Auditing, Accounting, and Evaluating
476(34)
Honor and Ethics
510(37)
Glossary 547(10)
Appendix: Additional Sources 557(2)
Photo Credits 559(2)
Index 561

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