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ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

Series Editor: David H. Rosenbloom

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Government Contracting

    Promises and Perils

    By William Sims Curry

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    A guidebook through the minefield of government contracting and procurement, Government Contracting: Promises and Perils describes the dangerous practices commonly applied in the development and management of government contracts and provides advice for avoiding the sort of errors that might...

    Published April 26th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Strategic Collaboration in Public and Nonprofit Administration

    A Practice-Based Approach to Solving Shared Problems

    By Dorothy Norris-Tirrell, Joy A. Clay

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Market disruptions, climate change, and health pandemics lead the growing list of challenges faced by today’s leaders. These issues, along with countless others that do not make the daily news, require novel thinking and collaborative action to find workable solutions. However, many...

    Published April 25th 2010 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments
    Edited by Marilyn M. Rubin, Katherine Willoughby
    To Be Published August 7th 2014
  2. Managing Digital Governance: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions
    By Yu-Che Chen, PhD
    To Be Published February 14th 2015

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