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Annual Editions: Public Administration 04/05 (Annual Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

This ninth edition of ANNUAL EDITIONS: PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for each section; a topical index; and an instructors resource guide with testing materials. USING ANNUAL EDITIONS IN THE CLASSROOM is offered as a practical guide for instructors. ANNUAL EDITIONS titles are supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Synopsis:

This annually updated reader is a compilation of current newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from the best of the public press. Some topics address are: dealing with government and organizational behavior, public management practices and information systems technology, along with public finance, budgeting and Productivity Improvement.Our student Web site, Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online/), is designed to add additinal support to this title.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1. Introduction and Overview of Administration

1. Time of Turbulence, Astrid E. Merget, Public Administration Review, July/August 2003

2. In Memoriam: David O. “Doc” Cooke, Warren Master, The Public Manager, Summer 2002

3. Doc Cooke’s Reflections on Effective Public Management, The Public Manager, Summer 2002

4. The Odyssey of Senior Public Service: What Memoirs Can Teach Us, J. Patrick Dobel, Public Administration Review, January/February 2003

UNIT 2. Governmental and Organizational Behavior

Part A. Productivity and Performance

5. Predictable Surprises: The Disasters You Should Have Seen Coming, Michael D. Watkins and Max H. Bazerman, Harvard Business Review, March 2003

Part B. Organizational Communication

6. Is Silence Killing Your Company?, Leslie Perlow and Stephanie Williams, Harvard Business Review, May 2003

7. Wireless Interoperability: A Key Element of Public Safety, Edwin Daley, Public Management, May 2003

Part C. Ethics and Values

(and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072949537
Subtitle:
Public Policy and Administration, 9/e
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
Author:
Balanoff, Howard R.
Author:
Balanoff, Howard
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Series:
Annual Editions
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
December 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.90x8.22x.51 in. 1.15 lbs.

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Annual Editions: Public Administration 04/05 (Annual Editions)
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"Synopsis" by , This annually updated reader is a compilation of current newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from the best of the public press. Some topics address are: dealing with government and organizational behavior, public management practices and information systems technology, along with public finance, budgeting and Productivity Improvement.Our student Web site, Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online/), is designed to add additinal support to this title.
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