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ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

Series Editor: David H. Rosenbloom

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1-10 of 28 results in ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy
  1. Sustaining the States

    The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments

    Edited by Marilyn Marks Rubin, Katherine G. Willoughby

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    State fiscal decisions have a significant impact on the US economy. Taken together, subnational governments employ more than one out of every eight workers and provide the bulk of all basic governmental services consumed by individuals and businesses. Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of...

    Published August 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Leadership without Boundaries

    Identifying, Developing, and Rewarding Collaborative Management

    By Heather Getha-Taylor

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In today’s world of tightening resources, public managers must develop the skills to work across organizational boundaries. This requires that they transition their concept of government from the traditional, hierarchical model to a collaborative one. This text provides an instructional resource...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  3. Using the "Narcotrafico" Threat to Build Public Administration Capacity between the US and Mexico

    Edited by Donald E. Klingner, Roberto Moreno Espinosa

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    The current drug trafficking crisis between the US and Mexico is a "perfect storm" that has caused deaths, disappearances, and widespread fear of violence and insecurity in the border area between these two countries. Current US drug control policies with Mexico are based on a militarized system of...

    Published February 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Environmental Policymaking and Stakeholder Collaboration

    Theory and Practice

    By Shannon K. Orr

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    A critical appraisal of why environmental policies fail and succeed, Environmental Policymaking and Stakeholder Collaboration provides policy makers with the keys to navigating complicated environmental issues and stakeholder negotiations. It covers theories in environmental policy making and...

    Published December 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Organizational Assessment and Improvement in the Public Sector Workbook

    By Kathleen M. Immordino

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Public agencies at the federal, state, and local levels are realizing just how important it is to assess and improve their current performance and to convey information on their achievements and opportunities to staff, leaders, and decision makers as well as externally to constituents....

    Published October 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Challenges in City Management

    A Case Study Approach

    By Becky J. Starnes

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    City management in developing countries is a quickly growing area in current public administration literature. However, little research material can be found regarding the management of cities. Demonstrating the issues in this field, Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach brings the...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Local Economic Development and the Environment

    Finding Common Ground

    By Susan M. Opp, Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr.

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    A clear and practical examination of complex issues, Local Economic Development and the Environment: Finding Common Ground provides a broad, academic look at the intersection of two important areas for local administrators. In addition to managing development in a strained economic climate, most...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management

    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Paul E. Tracy

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Each emergency comes with its own set of challenges, however, many emergencies of the past can be used as tools to evaluate the decisions made and apply them to similar situations. Designed to enable public officials to conduct this kind of evaluation, Case Studies in Disaster Response and...

    Published January 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Debating Public Administration

    Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities

    Edited by Robert F. Durant, Jennifer R.S. Durant

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Dialog between practitioners and academics has increasingly become the exception rather than the rule in contemporary public administration circles. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities tackles some of the...

    Published October 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Effective Non-Profit Management

    Context, Concepts, and Competencies

    By Shamima Ahmed

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In an environment of increased interdependency and collaborations among non-profits, for-profits, and governmental organizations, researchers and practitioners have begun to identify the need for a distinctive set of values, skills, and competencies for effective non-profit management. Underlining...

    Published July 26th 2012 by CRC Press