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Defining Public Administration : Selections From the International Encyclopedia of Public Policy

Jay M Shafritz

ISBN 10: 8131601420 / ISBN 13: 9788131601426
Published by Rawat, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Preface. I. Overviews of public administration 1. Public administration/Frank Marini. 2. American administrative tradition/Nicholas Henry. 3. Feminist theory of public administration/Camilla Stivers. II. Policy making 4. Policy/William H. Park. 5. Policy leadership/Jeffrey S. Luke. 6. Policy network/Charles J. Fox and Hugh T. Miller. 7. Rule/Cornelius M. Kerwin. III. Intergovernmental relations 8. Intergovernmental relations/Dale Krane and Deil S. Wright. 9. Mandates/Jeffrey D. Straussaman. 10. Government corporation/Jerry Mitchell. IV. Bureaucracy 11. Bureaucracy/Ralph P. Hummel. 12. Bureaucrat Bashing/Charles T. Goodsell. 13. Bureaupathology/Ruth Hoogland DeHoog. V. Organization behavior 14. Organizational culture/Dvora Yanow and Guy B. Adams. 15. Groupthink/Robert T. Golembiewski. 16. Miles's law/Jeffery K. Guiler. 17. Parkinson's law/Peter Foot. 18. Peter principle/Susan C. Paddock. VI. Public management 19. Public management/Mary E. Guy. 20. Scientific management/Judith A. Merkle. 21. Management science/Dorothy Olshfski and Michele Collins. 22. Entrepreneurial public administration/Carl J. Bellone. VII. Strategic management 23. Leadership/Frederick W. Gibson and Fred E. Fiedler. 24. Strategic planning/John M. Bryson. 25. Mission statement/Kevin P. Kearns. VIII. Performance management 26. Productivity/Marc Holzer. 27. Reengineering/Albert C. Hyde. 28. Quality circles/Ann Marie Rizzo. 29. Public enterprise/Roger Wettenhall. IX. Human resources management 30. Public personnel administration/Ronald D. Sylvia. 31. Mentoring/Steven W. Hays. 32. Pay for performance/Dennis M. Daley. 33. Workforce Diversity/Donald E. Klingner. 34. Glass ceiling/Katherine C. Naff. X. Financial management 35. Financial administration/John L. Mikesell. 36. Congressional budget process/Philip G. Joyce. Target based budgeting/Irene S. Rubin. XI. Auditing and accountability 38. Audit/Ira Sharkansky. 39. Accountability/Barbara S. Romzek and Melvin J. Dubnick. 40. Stewardship/Douglas F. Morgan. XII. Ethics 41. Administrative morality/Willa Marie Bruce. 42. Standards of conduct/April Hejka Ekins. 43. Regime values/John A. Rohr. 44. Lying with statistics/Claire Felbinger. 45. Whistelblower/Deborah D. Goldman and David H. Rosenbloom. Appendix. Index. Defining Public Administration is designed to stir the imaginations of readers concerned with public policy and administration. The forty five articles included in the text are all reprinted from the International Encyclopaedia of Public Policy and Administration. These accessible interesting articles have been assembled to cover an overview of public administration policymaking intergovernmental relations bureaucracy organization behaviour public management strategic management performance management human resources management financial management auditing and accountability and ethics. The articles provide definitions of the vocabulary of public policy and administrations as it is used throughout the world from the smallest towns to the largest national bureaucracies. 454 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 65583

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Title: Defining Public Administration : Selections ...

Publisher: Rawat, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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This anthology, Defining Public Administration, is designed to assist beginning and intermediate level students of public policy, and to stir the imaginations of readers concerned with public policy and administration. The forty-five articles included in the text are all reprinted from the International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration, and these accessible, interesting articles have been assembled to offer a sample of the riches to be found within the larger work. The articles provide definitions of the vocabulary of public policy and administration as it is used throughout the world-from the smallest towns, to the largest national bureaucracies. Defining Public Administration is organized into twelve parts. Each part focuses on a domain pertinent to the study of public administration, including overviews, policy making, intergovernmental relations, bureaucracy, organization behavior, public management, strategic management, performance management, human resource management, financial management, auditing and accountability, and ethics.

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Jay M. Shafritz, Jr., professor of public and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, is the author of over three dozen text and reference books on various aspects of government, management, and public administration, including Classics of Public Administration, Classics of Organization Theory, Introducing Public Administration, The HarperCollins Dictionary of American Government and Politics, The Dictionary of Twentieth Century World Politics, Words on War, and Shakespeare on Management.

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