Natural Resource Administration : Introducing A New Methodology For Management Development book cover
1st Edition

Natural Resource Administration
Introducing A New Methodology For Management Development

Edited By

C. West Churchman

ISBN 9780367165352
Published November 23, 2020 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

This book is concerned with the management of natural resources, in particular with the management of the resource called fish and wild life. It recognizes that successful management of a natural resource requires the design of research and development programs.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Management Development—Policies and People Part 1: Emerging Patterns and Problems in Administration of Natural Resources 1. On Classifying Rare Species: The Statutory Visiting Committee 2. Self-Images of the Professional 3. Motivation in Natural-Resource Administration 4. View from the Field of Fish and Wildlife Administration Part 2: Fish and Wildlife Resources Evaluation 5. Decision-Making in Natural Resources: An Introduction 6. The Role of Benefit-Cost Analysis in Fish and Wildlife Programs 7. Resources Evaluation in Decision-Making 8. Willingness to Pay and Morality: A Study of Future Values Part 3: Concepts and Practices in Fish and Wildlife Administration 9. A Case for Objective Setting—The Future of the US Fish and Wildlife Service 10. A Sense of Life: Perspectives of Wildlife Policies Regarding Endangered Species 11. Our Changing Attitudes Toward Wildlife 12. Risk, Uncertainty, and Policy Management 13. Environmental Impact Assessment: Its Role in Protecting Fish and Wildlife Values Part 4: The Natural-Resource Agency—Its People and Organization 14. Professional Ethics and Motives 15. Success of Failure 16. Bio-politics and the Mature Professional Part 5: People and Wildlife: Public Involvement in Fish and Wildlife Administration 17. Philosophical Notes on Public Participation 18. The Conditions for Negotiated Decision-Making 19. Approaches to Participation in Natural-Resource Decisions 20. Public Involvement in the US Fish and Wildlife Service 21. Public Involvement—A State Perspective 22. Conclusion: Management Development—Conventional and Innovative

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