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  1. Sustainable Development and Human Security in Africa

    Governance as the Missing Link

    Edited by Louis A. Picard, Terry F. Buss, Taylor B. Seybolt, Macrina C. Lelei

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Many new development initiatives have been introduced in Africa over the past few decades. Each of these has been heralded as marking a new era in the continent’s development. However, many of these initiatives have failed to produce sustained results due to numerous challenges, including, most...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Evidence-Based Public Management: Practices, Issues and Prospects

    Practices, Issues and Prospects

    By Anna Shillabeer, Terry F. Buss, Denise M. Rousseau

    Evidence-based management (EBMgt) derives principles of good management from scientific research, meta-analysis, literature reviews, and case studies, and then translates them into practice. This book is the first systematic assessment of EBMgt and its potential application in public management....

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Expanding Access to Health Care

    A Management Approach

    By Terry F. Buss, Paul N. Van de Water

    The U.S. health care system faces well-known problems: 47 million people without health insurance, rapidly rising costs that consume 16 percent of the country's economic output, and widely uneven quality of care. Even many people with coverage are experiencing serious problems paying for the...

    Published July 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Innovations in Human Resource Management

    Getting the Public's Work Done in the 21st Century

    By Hannah S. Sistare, Myra Howze Shiplett, Terry F. Buss

    Human resource management is experiencing profound change, new challenges, exciting accomplishments, and much uncertainity. The public service has moved away from the old days of "personnel management" concerned mostly with processing "personal action" paperwork, to a system where public employees...

    Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Reengineering Community Development for the 21st Century

    By Donna Fabiani, Terry F. Buss, Terry F. Buss

    This timely book takes a wide-angled look at how the field of community development is evolving in an era of reduced resources, changing priorities, privatization, competition, and performance management at the federal, state, and local government levels, as well as for non-profits and private...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Innovations in Public Leadership Development

    By Ricardo S. Morse, Terry F. Buss

    This is the best single-source guide to leadership development in the public sector. It offers a wealth of advice for teachers, students, trainers, human resource officers, and established leaders. The all-original chapters include discussions of leadership frameworks, competencies for public...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  7. Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy: Lessons for the Next Half-century

    Lessons for the Next Half-century

    By Louis A. Picard, Robert Groelsema, Terry F. Buss

    This timely work presents cutting-edge analysis of the problems of U.S. foreign assistance programs - why these problems have not been solved in the past, and how they might be solved in the future. The book focuses primarily on U.S. foreign assistance and foreign policy as they apply to nation...

    Published January 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Transforming Public Leadership for the 21st Century

    By Ricardo S. Morse, Terry F. Buss, C. Morgan Kinghorn

    The forces of globalization are shifting our world, including the public sector, away from hierarchy and command and control toward one of collaboration and networks. The way public leadership is thought about and practiced must be, and is being, transformed. This volume in the "Transformational...

    Published January 15th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Performance Management and Budgeting

    How Governments Can Learn from Experience

    By F Stevens Redburn, Robert J. Shea, Terry F. Buss, David M. Walker

    This book provides a fresh look at the process by which governments hold themselves accountable to their citizens for performance. Unlike the plethora of other books in the field, it examines all aspects of the Performance Management and Budgeting issue, not only from the federal, state, and local...

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Modernizing Democracy: Innovations in Citizen Participation

    Innovations in Citizen Participation

    By Terry F. Buss, F Stevens Redburn, Kristina Guo

    How do you put the "public" in public management? How can the traditional ethos of professionalism and technical expertise be reconciled with norms of representation and citizen participation at a time when technology is transforming communication between citizens and government - in some ways...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge

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