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The effective public manager : achieving success in a changing government

Author: Steven Cohen; William B Eimicke; Tanya Heikkila
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Since it was first published more than twenty years ago, The Effective Public Manager has become the classic resource for public administrators and students. The fourth edition of groundbreaking work synthesizes the current thinking in the field and presents practical lessons and tools in a highly accessible format. Focused on helping real-world managers and managers-to-be meet the demands of their jobs head-on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cohen, Steven, 1953-
Effective public manager.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008
(DLC) 2008027382
(OCoLC)232536760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Cohen; William B Eimicke; Tanya Heikkila
ISBN: 9780470383063 0470383062 9780470432525 0470432527 9780470382752 0470382759
OCLC Number: 259708974
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 377 pages)
Contents: The perpetual crisis in public management --
Defining effective public management --
How to find and keep good people --
Developing effective working relationships --
Structuring systems, tasks, and responsibilities --
Understanding and applying innovation strategies in the public sector --
The art and craft of contracting --
Gathering, organizing, and using information --
Mastering the budgetary process --
Shaping organizational goals and strategies --
Communicating with the public, the media, and stakeholders --
Surviving and thriving in public service.
Responsibility: Steven Cohen, William Eimicke, Tanya Heikkila.

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Since it was first published more than twenty years ago, The Effective Public Manager has become the classic resource for public administrators and students. The fourth edition of groundbreaking work synthesizes the current thinking in the field and presents practical lessons and tools in a highly accessible format. Focused on helping real-world managers and managers-to-be meet the demands of their jobs head-on rather than working around the constraints of government, this book offers a fresh approach to implementing effective management tools in a dynamic political, organizational, economic.

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