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Public Productivity Handbook

2nd Edition

By Marc Holzer

CRC Press

1,324 pages

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Hardback: 9780824747213
pub: 2004-02-20

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Anyone hoping to improve teamwork, performance, and budgeting, training, and evaluation programs in their organization should look no further. Completely revised, Public Productivity Handbook, Second Edition defines the role of leadership, dimensions of employee commitment, and multiple employee-organization based relationships for effective internal and external connections. It's coverage of new and systematic management approaches and well-defined measurement systems provides guidance on correct utilization of human resources that ensure improvements in productivity and performance. The authors discuss such topics as citizen-driven government and performance, public sector values and productivity, privatization, and productivity barriers in the public sector.

Table of Contents

Mastering Public Productivity and Performance Improvement: From A Productive Management Perspective, M. Holzer and S.-H. Lee

Public Productivity in the Classical Age of Public Administration, H.L. Schachter

Citizen-Driven Government and Performance, K. Callahan

Decision Making and Managerial Capacity in the Public Sector, G.A. Gianakis

Public Sector Values and Productivity, M. Van Wart

Privatization, M. Holzer and H.-S. Kang

Public Management of Privatization and Contracting, J.A. Raffel and D.A. Auger

Productivity Barriers in the Public Sector, D.N. Ammons

The Implementation Game, E.M. Berman

Government Reinvention, B.A. Cigler

Productivity and Ethics: The Leadership Challenge, J.S. Bowman and R.L. Williams

About the Series

Public Administration and Public Policy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration