STRATEGIES FOR GOVERNING : reinventing public administration for a dangerous century. (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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STRATEGIES FOR GOVERNING : reinventing public administration for a dangerous century.

Author: ALASDAIR ROBERTS
Publisher: [S.l.] : CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the fields of public administration and public management suffering a crisis of relevance, Alasdair Roberts offers a provocative assessment of their shortfalls. The two fields, he finds, no longer address urgent questions of governance in a turbulent and dangerous world. Strategies for Governing offers a new path forward for research, teaching, and practice. Leaders of states, Roberts writes, are constantly  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Alasdair (Alasdair Scott), author.
Strategies for governing
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019012871
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ALASDAIR ROBERTS
ISBN: 1501747118 9781501747113 9781501714405 1501714406
OCLC Number: 1091003762
Awards: Winner of Section on Public Administration Research of the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) aka SPAR Book Award 2020 (United States)
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : time for a new approach --
Summary of propositions --
Acknowledging the state --
States and societies --
Leaders and their goals --
Strategies for governing --
Factors and forces --
Laws, organizations, programs, and practices --
Aspects of institutional stewardship --
Challenges in strategy-making --
The struggle for mastery --
Danger, strategic instability, and realism --
Time and progress --
Unexceptionalism --
Efficiency or extravagance --
Tight or loose control --
Separation or connection --
Present or future --
Commitment or equivocation --
Planning or improvisation --
Research --
Teaching --
Practice --
Conclusion : grand challenges.

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With the fields of public administration and public management suffering a crisis of relevance, Alasdair Roberts offers a provocative assessment of their shortfalls. The two fields, he finds, no  Read more...

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