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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
For the people.
Cambridge, Mass. : Visions of Governance in the 21st Century ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2003
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John D Donahue; Joseph S Nye
|ISBN:||0815718985 9780815718987 0815718969 9780815718963 0815718977 9780815718970|
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 282 p.) : ill.|
|Contents:||Introduction / Joseph S. Nye, Jr. and John D. Donahue --
pt. 1. Diagnosis: what's wrong with public service today? Public leaders: riding a new tiger / David Gergen and Barbara Kellerman --
Wage structures and the sorting of workers into the public sector /George J. Borjas --
In-and-outers: up or down? / John D. Donahue --
Is there still a public service ethos? Work values, experience, and job satisfaction among government workers / Pippa Norris --
The good, the bad, and the unavoidable: improving the public service in poor countries / Merilee S. Grindle --
pt. 2. Desiderata: what should the future look like? The people factor: human resources reform in government / Linda J. Bilmes and Jeffrey R. Neal --
Public servants for twenty-first century government / Elaine Ciulla Kamarck --
Local problem solving: empowerment as a path to job satisfaction / Stephen Goldsmith --
Moral competence in the practice of democratic governance / Kenneth Winston --
pt. 3. Prescriptions: how do we get from here to there? Creating leadership capacity for the twenty-first century: not another technical fix / Robert D. Behn --
Education for public service in the history of the United States / Alexander Keyssar and Ernest R. May --
Does performance pay perform? Conditions for success in the public sector / Iris Bohnet and Susan C. Eaton --
Government personnel policy in comparative perspective / Derek Bok.
|Responsibility:||John D. Donahue, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., editors.|
"For the People: Can We Fix Public Service? is an impressive collection of serious essays by a variety of learned authors who identify some of the most troublesome problems and flaws in public
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