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ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

Series Editor: David H. Rosenbloom

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  1. Contemporary Fire Administration

    Connecting Public Administration Theory with Fire Service Practice

    By Scott C. Somers, Charles H. Kime

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Identifying the challenges that current administrators must face, this book focuses the role of the fire and emergency services coordinator as a public administrator. Exploring its roots from fire-fighting to all-hazards response, it presents a historical overview of fire and emergency service...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. A Legal Primer for Public Managers

    A Managerial Perspective on Navigating the Law and Courts

    By Heidi Koenig, Ann Braga

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Transforming Disaster Response

    Federalism and Leadership

    By William Lester

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Much of the published work on disaster response has focused on specific disasters, highlighting what went wrong. Taking a new approach, this book explores using transformation leadership principles to change individuals and entire departments, redefining the way organizations approach disaster...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Environmental Decision-Making in Context

    A Toolbox

    By Chad J. McGuire

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Because of the complexity involved in understanding the environment, the choices made about environmental issues are often incomplete. In a perfect world, those who make environmental decisions would be armed with a foundation about the broad range of issues at stake when making such decisions....

    Published April 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Government Performance and Results

    An Evaluation of GPRA’s First Decade

    By Jerry Ellig, Maurice McTigue, Henry Wray

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    The complexity of governments today makes the accountability desired by citizens difficult to achieve. Written to address performance policies within state and national governments, Government Performance and Results: An Evaluation of GPRA’s First Decade summarizes lessons learned from a 10-year...

    Published September 7th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Practical Human Resources for Public Managers

    A Case Study Approach

    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Teodoro J. Benavides

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Employers face a myriad of issues when hiring: how to recruit, whom to select, how to interview, Equal Employment Opportunity policies, fair salary offerings, health issues, performance evaluations, behavior/disciplinary actions, turnover, and the list goes on and on. Practical Human Resources...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by CRC Press

  7. The Practice of Government Public Relations

    Edited by Mordecai Lee, Grant Neeley, Kendra Stewart

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In addition to traditional management tools, government administrators require a fundamental understanding of the tools available to address the ever-changing context of government communications. Examining the ins and outs of the regulations influencing public information, The Practice of...

    Published August 3rd 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Promoting Sustainable Local and Community Economic Development

    By Roland V. Anglin

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Growing local economies, empowering communities, revitalizing downtowns, developing entrepreneurship, building leadership, and enhancing nonprofits — you can achieve all these benefits and more with a comprehensive and strategic revitalization plan. Chronicling the struggle of local revitalization...

    Published August 15th 2010 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Practical Decision-Making for Non-Profit Managers: A Case Study Approach
    By Nicolas A. Valcik, Teodoro J. Benavides, Kimberly Scruton
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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