Administrative Theories and Management Thought

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The Third Edition of this well-received text encompasses the manifold administrative theories and management thought propounded and enunciated by administrative and management thinkers over the past several decades. The text incorporates major additions and revisions to make it more up-to-date, comprehensive and reader-friendly. What's New To This Edition: Addition of five new chapters to enlarge the scope of the book. A revised chapter on Public Choice Theory. The text not only gives a complete and up-to-date analysis of administrative theories, but also introduces the reader to new concepts, approaches and techniques in public administration. Undergraduate and postgraduate students of public administration, and postgraduate students of political science and management should find this fully revised text to be of immense value.

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R.K. Sapru (PhD Public Administration) is formerly Professor and Head Department of Public Administration Panjab University Chandigarh. Dr. Sapru has more than three decades of teaching experience and is a life member of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) and the Indian Society of Health Administration. He has contributed over 50 articles in national and international journals and has to his credit several books on Development Administration Theories of Administration Public Policy and Indian Administration.

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