Public Management Products

  • Public Personnel Management

    Contexts and Strategies, 7th Edition

    By Jared J. Llorens, Donald E. Klingner, John Nalbandian

    Now in a thoroughly-revised 7th edition, Public Personnel Management focuses on the critical issues and common processes in the management of public sector personnel. In keeping with prior editions, the text centers on the core processes within public human resource management: strategic workforce…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 

  • Managing Cultural Heritage

    An International Research Perspective

    By Luca Zan, Sara Bonini Baraldi, Maria Lusiani, Daniel Shoup, Paolo Ferri, Federica Onofri

    Heritage as a field of research and collective action has emerged only in the last 40 years, spurred by the 1972 Unesco World Heritage Convention. Conservation was the touchstone discipline of the field, but the highly interdisciplinary nature of heritage has brought in a wide diversity of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Public Libraries in the 21st Century

    Defining Services and Debating the Future

    By Anne Goulding

    Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate. Key features include: ¢ An exploration of the context…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 

  • Creative and Innovative Auditing

    By Jeffrey Ridley

    "However creativity and innovation comes about in all auditing in the 21st century it will be of necessity and needed by all interested in the EXCELLENCE of STEWARDSHIP, CHANGE and ASSURANCE in the organisations in which they have a stake and interest. For some auditors as Scientists continuous…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 

  • Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting

    When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy

    By Anna A. Amirkhanyan, Kristina L. Lambright

    Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting is based on a simple premise: in democracies, power originates with citizens. While citizen participation in government remains a central tenet of democracy, public service delivery structures are considerably more complex today than they were fifty…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Company Citizen

    Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community

    By Tom Levitt

    Business doing good is doing good business; this book learns from the era where governments ruled the world, pre-globalisation, a world in which business looked after itself. Back then dealing with climate change, resource depletion, even poverty and hunger were not thought to be the responsibility…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 

  • Public Management and Policy Transfer in Southeast Asia

    By Richard Common

    This title was first published in 2001. The author provides a fresh perspective of the implications of policy transfer for standard accounts of policy formulation. By presenting original case studies of public management reforms in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, it is an important addition to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Management, Organisation, and Ethics in the Public Sector

    By Patrick Bishop, Carmel Connors

    This title was first published in 2003. Over the past two decades in Australia and other developed nations, public sector management philosophies and how the public sector is organised have changed dramatically. At the same time, there have been many demands, and several attempts, to preserve and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Serving the State

    Global Public Administration Education and Training Volume II: Diversity and Change

    By Morton R. Davies, John Greenwood, Nicholas Walkley

    This title was first published in 2000:  Serving the State is an invaluable two-volume exploration of global trends in public administration education and training. Volume 2 of this important reference work explores traditions and contexts. Included for examination are the French and Islamic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Quality in Health Care

    Strategic Issues in Health Care Management

    By Manouche Tavakoli

    Edited by Huw T.O. Davies

    This title was first published in 2001. Enhancing the quality of health services remains a key challenge for all health systems, whatever their stage of development. This collection of leading-edge research from Europe and America explores both quantitative and qualitative approaches to identifying…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Risk in Extreme Environments

    Preparing, Avoiding, Mitigating, and Managing

    By Vicki M. Bier

    Risk in Extreme Environments presents a wide-ranging discussion of approaches for assessing and managing extreme risks. Extreme events are not only severe, but also outside the normal range of experience of the system in question, and can include environmental catastrophe; engineering failure; and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Greater China Region

    Policy and Cases

    Edited by Yanto Chandra, Linda Wong

    This book offers the first exploration into the development of social enterprises in the Greater China region, consisting of Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Mainland China. By drawing on the research and experience of over a dozen scholars and practitioners from across the area, it offers a picture of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13

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