Public & Nonprofit Management Products

  • Internalizing a Culture of Business Excellence

    Perspectives from Quality Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Flevy Lasrado, Norhayati Zakaria

    Underline by the importance of sustainable quality management practices to contemporary organizations, this edited book complies best practice cases of leaders who have initiated and facilitated quality practices in their organizations. The cases highlight how these best practices manifested in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07
    Productivity Press

  • Big Data in ehealthcare

    Challenges and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Mukherjee, Sarmistha Neogy, Samiran Chattopadhyay

    This book focuses on the different aspects of handling big data in healthcare. It showcases the current state-of-the-art technology used for storing health records and health data models. It also focuses on the research challenges in big data acquisition, storage, management and analysis.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • International Public Financial Management

    Essentials of Public Sector Accounting, 1st Edition

    By Gary Bandy

    Running public sector organizations requires specialist accounting and finance skills to overcome the unique challenges of the sector. Citizens rely on their governments to provide a wide range of public services from an inevitably limited budget and therefore the better that the public money is…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21
    Routledge

  • Civil Society in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Palash Kamruzzaman

    In recent years civil society has been seen as a key route for democracy promotion and solving development ‘problems’ in low-income countries. However, the very concept of civil society is deeply rooted in European traditions and values. In pursuing civil society reform in non-Western countries,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Rise of NonProfit Investigative Journalism in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Bill Birnbauer

    With a foreword from Michael Schudson, The Rise of Nonprofit Investigative Journalism in the United States examines the rapid growth, impact and sustainability of not-for-profit investigative reporting and its impact on US democracy and mainstream journalism. The book addresses key questions about…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Campelo, Laura Reynolds, Adam Lindgreen, Michael Beverland

    Cultural Heritage is a systematic, interdisciplinary examination of cultural heritage, which provides an up-to-date view of the field by drawing on various disciplines. The book offers a thorough, structured review of extant literature on heritage in tourism and pertinent challenges for cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • Crossing Boundaries in Public Policy and Management

    Tackling the Critical Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Craven, Helen Dickinson, Gemma Carey

    This book aims to develop four key challenges that remain unresolved in the boundary-spanning literature, which span from the conceptual, to the practice, to the translational. In doing so, it tackles the question of boundary-spanning from four different angles, providing an in-depth investigation…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • A Public-Sector Journey to Lean

    Fighting Muda in Times of Muri, 1st Edition

    By Kate McGovern

    Most Lean practitioners learn about the three Ms: muda (waste), mura (unevenness or variability), and muri (overburden), and beginners in Lean generally focus on the removal of muda. The impact of muri is not as readily understood. It is extremely significant, however, for those working in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Productivity Press

  • The Healthcare Collapse

    Where We've Been and Where We Need to Go, 1st Edition

    By Eldo Frezza

    The evolution of the healthcare system in the U.S. has seen numerous changes in the last 30 years where fee-for-service was the mainstay of reimbursement models and hospitals were managed by physicians and patient care was key. The early 1990’s saw the emergence of HMOs and other managed care…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Productivity Press

  • Who Knew?

    Inside the Complexity of American Health Care, 1st Edition

    By Lynn H. Vogel

    Despite all the writing and the research, America’s health care industry continues to fail at providing health care that is accessible and affordable, with measurable quality. The fundamental reason we have failed is that health care is not only a complex business, but the most complex in our…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Productivity Press

  • Corruption Prevention and Governance in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Ian Scott, Ting Gong

    This book analyses central questions in the continuing debate about success factors in corruption prevention and the efficacy and value of anti-corruption agencies (ACAs). How do ACAs become valued within a polity? What challenges must they overcome? What conditions account for their success and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • An Introduction to Nursing Informatics, Evolution, and Innovation, 2nd Edition

    Evolution and Innovation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Susan M. Houston, Tina Dieckhaus, Bob Kircher, Michelle Lardner

    Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. Nursing Informatics supports nurses, consumers, patients, the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

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