Public Management Products

  • Managing in the Public Sector

    A Casebook in Ethics and Leadership, 2nd Edition

    By Brett Sharp, Grant Aguirre, Kenneth Kickham

    Casebooks in public administration have become intensely sophisticated with complex scenarios, richly detailed multi-step simulations, and demanding role playing requirements. While these types of cases and exercises have their place, Managing in the Public Sector is a casebook designed with…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Public Service Management and Employment Relations in Europe

    Emerging from the Crisis

    Edited by Stephen Bach, Lorenzo Bordogna

    Has there been a transformation of public service employment relations in Europe since the crisis? Public Service Management and Employment Relations in Europe examines public service employment relations after the economic crisis, including analysis of more than thirty years of public service and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Strategic Leadership in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Joyce

    In good times and bad, in the different situations of renewal, crisis, and chronic resource constraints, the strategic leadership of public services is crucial. Good leaders are essential in helping the public sector to adapt and solve ‘wicked’ problems, and they are also integral to the reform and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Masters in Public Management

  • Community Action Leaders

    Rooting Out Poverty at the Local Level

    Edited by Beverly S. Bunch, Dalitso S. Sulamoyo

    Nationwide, approximately 1,000 Community Action agencies advocate for the poor and provide diverse but critical services including emergency food and shelter, energy bill assistance, weatherization, education, job training, transportation, housing, and health services. In the face of austerity…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The Public Administration Workbook

    8th Edition

    By Dennis Dresang

    Public administration is a craft that demands real-world application of concepts and theories often learned in a classroom. Yet many students find it difficult to make the leap from theory to practice completely unaided. The Public Administration Workbook, 8e is specifically designed with the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Urban Planning

    11th Edition

    By John M Levy

    John Levy is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Blacksburg, VA, USA.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy beyond the Financial Crisis

    An International Comparative Study

    By Philip Haynes

    The economic crisis of 2008-2009 and beyond has provided the greatest challenge to public policy in the developed world since the Second World War, as the use of public monies to support banks and declining tax revenues have resulted in rising government borrowing and national debt. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Rethinking Public-Private Partnerships

    Strategies for Turbulent Times

    Edited by Carsten Greve, Graeme Hodge

    The global financial crisis hit the world in a remarkable way in late 2008. Many governments and private sector organizations, who had considered Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to be their future, were forced to rethink their strategy in the wake of the crisis, as a lot of the available private…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Public Service Efficiency

    Reframing the Debate

    By Rhys Andrews, Tom Entwistle

    The current economic and political climate places ever greater pressure on public organizations to deliver services in a cost-efficient way. Focused on the costs of service delivery, governments across the world have introduced a series of business like practices – from performance management to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Theory and Practice of Public Sector Reform

    Edited by Steven Van de Walle, Sandra Groeneveld

    Theory and Practice of Public Sector Reform offers readers differing theoretical perspectives to help examine the process of public sector reform, combined with an overview of major trends in the core areas of the functioning of the public sector. The book consists of three parts, the first…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Project Performance Review

    Capturing the Value of Audit, Oversight and Compliance for Project Success

    By Alexia Nalewaik, Anthony Mills

    Project Performance Review focuses on evaluating projects efficiently and in context, identifying important improvement opportunities and leading project and organizational management practices. It advises how these can be put in place to give stakeholders confidence in the control and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Gower

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 2

    Annotated Sample Contract Forms

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    Any project which involves an EPC contract is also likely to involve a number of other complicated contracts. The challenge of the parties to an EPC contract is not to try to eliminate risk but rather put into place a narrative structure that enables the parties to predict the contractual result…

    Hardback – 2016-07-22 
    Routledge

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