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Organizational Behavior and Public Management, Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

Edited by Michael L. Vasu, Debra W. Stewart, G. David Garson

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430 pages

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Organizational Behavior and Public Management reveals how organizational behavior enables managers to direct resources that advance the programs and policies of public and government. This edition offers a public sector perspective of core topics, such as communication, decision-making, leadership, management ethics, motivation, organizational change, participation and performance appraisal. Contemporary Psychology called this book "skillful and comprehensive…There is a need for a text like this…the device of juxtaposing theory and application is a sound one." The authors discuss such topics as communication, decision making, worker participation and total quality management, organizational change, management systems, information, computers and organization theory in public management.

Reviews

"Praise for the Previous Edition . . .skillful and comprehensive. . . There is a need for a text like this. . .the device of juxtaposing theory and application is a sound one. "

---Contemporary Psychology

Table of Contents

Introduction to organizational behaviour in the public sector; approaches to organization theory; motivation in organizations; leadership; role behaviour - individuals and groups; communication; decision-making; worker participation and total quality management; organizational change; management systems; information, computers and organization theory in public management; performance appraisal; management ethics.

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Public Administration and Public Policy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General