Public Administration In America (with InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/05/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Preface. Part I: THE CONTEXT, NATURE, AND STRUCTURE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN AMERICA. 1. Approaching the Study of Public Administration. 2. Public Administration, Democracy, and the Political System: Conflicting Values and Social Change. 3. Bureaucratic Politics and Bureaucratic Power. 4. Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations. Part II: MANAGING AND LEADING PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS. 5. Organization Theory. 6. Decision Making in Administration. 7. Chief Executives and Challenges of Administrative Leadership. Part III: THE CORE FUNCTIONS OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT. 8. Public Personnel Administration and Human Resource Development. 9. Government Budgeting. 10. Public Policy and Management. 11. Government Regulation and Administrative Law. 12. Public Administration in a Time of Conflict and Change. Glossary. Index. Appendix: Professional Associations for Information and Job Opportunities, and Public Administration Journals for Research. Professional Organizations and Internet Job-Search Links. Journals for Research.

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