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Craft of Public Administration

Craft of Public Administration - 9th edition

Craft of Public Administration - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780072817409

ISBN10: 0072817402

Craft of Public Administration by George E. Berkley, John E. Rouse and Stanley J. Baran - ISBN 9780072817409
Edition: 9TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published:
International: No
Craft of Public Administration by George E. Berkley, John E. Rouse and Stanley J. Baran - ISBN 9780072817409

ISBN13: 9780072817409

ISBN10: 0072817402


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Summary

This concise and current text introduces readers to the dynamics of the public sector with a down-to-earth style. All new case studies link theory to the real-world practice of public administration.

New to This Edition :

  • All cases are new to this edition. Each chapter begins with a short case (vignette) and ends with a longer case.
  • New topics covered, including post-September 11th homeland security measures. Important URLs provided.
  • Framework of the text (pedagogical segments of Federalism, Public Personnel Administration, Budgets, Government Regulations) clarified and enhanced.
  • Entire text has been revamped; chapter 1 has been rewritten to highlight and explain the framwork of the text.
  • Visual Tools updated.

Author Bio

Berkley, George E. :


Rouse, John E. : Ball State University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 The Administrative Craft
2 The Ecology of the Administrative Craft
3 The Anatomy of Public Organizations
4 The Physiology of Public Organizations
5 People and Personnel
6 Public Sector Labor-Management Relations
7 Leadership
8 Communication
9 Taxing, Budgeting, and Spending
10 The Productivity Challenge: Working Smarter While Doing More with Less
11 Administrative Law and Control
12 Government Regulations and Regulatory Behaviors
Index