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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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: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Time for a New Approach1. Summary of Propositions2. Acknowledging the State3. States and Societies4. Leaders and Their Goals5. Strategies for Governing6. Factors and Forces7. Laws, Organizations, Programs, and Practices8. Aspects of Institutional Stewardship9. Challenges in Strategy-Making10. The Struggle for Mastery11. Danger, Strategic Fragility, and Realism12. Time and Progress13. Unexceptionalism14. Efficiency or Extravagance15. Tight or Loose Control16. Separation or Connection17. Present or Future18. Commitment or Equivocation19. Planning or Improvisation20. Research21. Teaching22. PracticeConclusion: Grand ChallengesA Glossary of StatesFurther ReadingNotesIndex

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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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