Public Management Products

  • Making Big Decisions Better

    How to Set and Simplify Business Strategy

    By Tim Lewko

    For many organizations, the word strategy conjures up endless ideas, concepts and tools - while the intent is correct, the awful reality is most companies do not have a simple, common definition of strategy or a simple approach to make the big decisions. Too many PowerPoints, not enough one pagers…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

    2nd Edition

    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Paul E. Tracy

    Designed to enable practitioners and students to evaluate a variety of real-life emergencies from every angle, this new edition of Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management provides clear, thorough, step-by-step descriptions of more than 50 major disasters or emergencies. Arranged…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Co-design and Social Innovation

    Connections, Tensions and Opportunities

    By Garth Britton

    Although co-design has been practised in new service and product development for some years, it has only recently begun to appear in the burgeoning field of social innovation. It appears to be well-attuned to this new context, offering as it does an open-ended relational process to generate novel…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge

  • The Perils of Un-Coordinated Healthcare

    A Strategic Approach toward Eliminating Preventable Harm

    By Patricia W Morrill

    Despite its frequency and its potential severity, preventable medical harm is still prominent in American hospitals and continues to put an alarming amount of lives at risk, being the third leading cause of death in the USA. Even some of the most commonly performed surgeries, such as knee and hip…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Making Public Policy Decisions

    Expertise, skills and experience

    Edited by Damon Alexander, Jenny M. Lewis

    To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Leadership and Change in Public Sector Organizations

    Beyond Reform

    Edited by James D. Ward

    Successful change in the public sector can be supported or hindered by political and administrative leadership, individual and group motivation, and the public’s perception of the effectiveness of public officials and government structures. But do the very characteristics of public sector…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Dealing with Workplace Bullying

    By Anne-Marie Quigg

    The topic of workplace bullying and abuse gained considerable public and media attention during 2013 when the scandal of events at the BBC was unveiled following an enquiry led by Dinah Rose QC. The Handbook of Dealing with Workplace Bullying, edited by Dr Anne-Marie Quigg, presents the collective…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis

    Concepts and Practice, 6th Edition

    By David L. Weimer, Aidan R. Vining

    Often described as a public policy “bible,” Weimer and Vining remains the essential primer it ever was. Now in its sixth edition, Policy Analysis provides a strong conceptual foundation of the rationales for, and the limitations to, public policy. It offers practical advice about how to do policy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Regulatory Politics in an Age of Polarization and Drift

    Beyond Deregulation

    By Marc Allen Eisner

    Regulatory change is typically understood as a response to significant crises like the Great Depression, or salient events that focus public attention, like Earth Day 1970. Without discounting the importance of these kinds of events, change often assumes more gradual and less visible forms. But how…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Surviving Work in Healthcare

    Helpful stuff for people on the frontline

    By Elizabeth Cotton

    The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Government Budgeting and Expenditure Management

    Principles and International Practice

    By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo

    The government budget should be the financial mirror of society's choices. Yet most people view budgeting as the epitome of eye-glazing subjects, rarely explained in a way that is understandable to the non-specialist and too often presented without adequate consideration of a country’s governance…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Transparency in Politics

    By Gianluigi Galeotti, Ronald Wintrobe

    Edited by Albert Breton

    The purpose of this book is to formulate economic models of the advantages and costs of transparency in various areas of public sector activity and to assess what level of obfuscation in politics is rational. The chapters are arranged in four parts. Part 1 is concerned with the manifestations of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

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