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The political environment of public management

Author: Peter Kobrak
Publisher: Boston, MA : Longman, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kobrak
ISBN: 0321089014 9780321089014
OCLC Number: 46882706
Description: xx, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Politics, Administration, and Bureaucrat Bashing. 1. Phillip K. Howard, The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is Suffocating America. 2. Richard C. Box, Running Government Like a Business. II. The Public Manager As Leader. 3. Benn, What Right Do Public Managers Have to Lead? 4. Michael Lipsky, The Critical Role of Street- Level Bureaucrats. 5. Michael Lipsky, Street -Level Bureaucrats as Policy Makers. 6. Morgan Douglas, What Middle Managers Do In Local Government: Stewardship of the Public Trust and the Limits of Reinventing Government. III. Engaging the Public In Agency Decision Making. 7. Robert B. Reich, Policy Making in a Democracy. 8. John Nalbandian, Facilitating Community, Enabling Democracy: New Roles for Local Government Managers. IV. The Manager As Bureaucratic Politician. 9. John P. Kottler, Power Dependence, and Effective Management. 10. Sally Helgeson, The Web of Inclusion. 11. Myron D. Fottler, Assessing Key Stakeholders: Who Matters to Hospitals and Why? 12. Peter F. Drucker, Really Reinventing Government. V. Managing the Resources Of Public Agency Power. 13. Francis E. Rourke, Mobilizing Political Support. 14. Kelly Rossman-McKinney and R. Dee Woell, Why Public Relations Is Important Even to Public Administrators. 15. Eric M. Patashnik, Budgeting More, Deciding Less. 16. Sharon Dawes, et al, Four Realities of IT Innovation in Government. VI. The Politics of Managing Public Policy. 17. James D. Slack, From Affirmative Action to Full Spectrum Diversity in the American Workplace. 18. Steven W. Hays and Shawn Benzinger Whitney, Reinventing the Personnel Function: Lessons Learned from a Hope-Filled Beginning in One State. VII. Reform, Accountability and the Public Entrepreneur. 19. Jeffrey Berry, Coalitions, Subgovernments, and Networks. 20. George Avery, Outsourcing Public Health Laboratory Services: A Blueprint for Determining Whether to Privatize and How. VIII. Reform, Accountability, and the Public Entrepreneur. 21. William T. Gormley, Custody Battles in State Administration. 22. Carl J. Bellone and George Frederick Goerl, Reconciling Public Entrepreneurship and Democracy. IX. Globalization and the Future Of Public Management. 23. Harlan Cleveland, The Future Is Uncentralized. 24. Ali Farazmund, Globalization and Public Administration.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Peter Kobrak.


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