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The future of post-human public administration : towards a new theory of policy and implementation. Volume 2

Author: Peter Baofu
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2015] ©2015
Series: World philosophy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is public administration so effective that, as William Poole once wrote, ""it is highly desirable that policy practice be formalized to the maximum possible extent""? (FAM 2014) This favorable view on policy and implementation can be contrasted with an opposing view by Thomas Sowell, who warned that ""you will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Baofu, Peter.
Future of post-human public administration. Volume 2.
New York : Nova, ©2015
xxviii, 724 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Baofu
ISBN: 9781634634663 1634634667
OCLC Number: 898892928
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Future of Post-Human Public Administration: Towards a New Theory of Policy and Implementation. Volume 2; The Future of Post-Human Public Administration: Towards a New Theory of Policy and Implementation. Volume 2; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; BOOKS ALSO BY PETER BAOFU; CONTENTS; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; PART THREE: Implementation; Chapter 3: Implementation and Its Doubleness; The Effectiveness of Implementation; Implementation and the Mind; Implementation and Nature; Implementation and Society; Implementation, Digitalization, and Governance. Implementation, Decentralization, and NPMImplementation and Culture; Implementation, Methodology, and Impact Evaluation; The Ineffectiveness of Implementation; PART FOUR: Conclusion; CHAPTER 4: CONCLUSION-THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION; Beyond Policy and Implementation; In Relation to Method; In Relation to Structure; In Relation to Process; In Relation to Agency; In Relation to Outcome; 39th Thesis: The Post-Human Tension; Towards the Post-Human Tension; BIBLIOGRAPHY; Blank Page; INDEX.
Series Title: World philosophy series.
Responsibility: by Peter Baofu.

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Is public administration so effective that, as William Poole once wrote, ""it is highly desirable that policy practice be formalized to the maximum possible extent""? (FAM 2014) This favorable view on policy and implementation can be contrasted with an opposing view by Thomas Sowell, who warned that ""you will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing."" (FAM 2014a) Contrary to these opposing views (and other ones as will be discussed in the book), public administration (in relation to policy and implementation) ar.

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