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  1. Technology and Public Management

    By Alan R. Shark

    At last, here is a textbook that covers the field of technology and public management in an informative and engaging style. Ever since the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration required greater infusion of technology into the curriculum, faculty and administrators...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Performance Management in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Wouter Van Dooren, Geert Bouckaert, John Halligan

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Management in the Public Sector

    By Paul Joyce

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    Strategic management is widely seen as essential to the public services, leading to better performance and better outcomes for the public. In fact, the private sector idea of strategic management has become so powerful in the public sector that politicians and policy makers have begun to talk about...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ten Pathways to Death and Disaster

    Learning from Fatal Incidents in Mines and Other High Hazard Workplaces

    By Michael Quinlan

    Why do mine disasters continue to occur in wealthy countries when major mine hazards have been known for over 200 years and subject to regulation for well over a century? What lessons can be drawn from these disasters and are mine operators, regulators and others drawing the correct conclusions...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Federation Press

  5. Risk and Crisis Management in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn T Drennan, Allan McConnell, Alastair Stark

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    Every decision that is made by managers and policy-makers in a public sector organization requires an evaluation and a judgement of the risks involved. This vital requirement has been recognised in the growth of risk management. However, risks can never be fully prevented, which means that public...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. E-Government and Websites

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Aroon Manoharan

    Series: The Public Solutions Handbook Series

    This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unmasking Administrative Evil

    3rd Edition

    Completely revised, and featuring a new foreword by Philip Zimbardo and a new chapter on the abuses at Abu Gharib, this classic work examines how the modern age, with its emphasis on technical rationality, has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil. The authors argue that the tendency toward...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Gary Bandy

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    The impact of the global financial crisis on government funds has been significant, with squeezed budgets having to satisfy ever-increasing demands for public services. Managers working in the public sector are confronted daily with targets and demands that are often set in confusing accounting and...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, 2nd edition approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Municipal Shared Services and Consolidation

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Alexander Henderson

    Series: The Public Solutions Handbook Series

    Municipal Shared Services and Consolidation provides a comprehensive and clear review of the theories and practices of structuring and managing complex local government services. Intended for both students and practitioners, this volume in the Public Solutions Handbook Series addresses concepts and...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge