New and Published Books
21-26 of 26 results in ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy
Calls for performance measures and metrics sound good, but public sector organizations often lack the tools required to assess the organization as a whole and create true change.In order to implement an integrated cycle of assessment, planning, and improvement, government agencies at all levels...
Published October 12th 2009 by CRC Press
Cases and Controversies
Ethical concerns are among the most common problems public administrators face, yet the issues are often complex, and the correct choices are not always clear. Living up to the public trust is much more than just an act of compliance. It also involves perceiving, preventing, avoiding, and resolving...
Published September 24th 2009 by CRC Press
The community that establishes and maintains a solid economic framework greatly improves its chances of sustaining itself through fluctuations in the economy. The question is, of course, how can city officials and administrators make this happen? The Formula for Economic Growth on Main Street...
Published July 28th 2009 by CRC Press
Using Sports and Cultural Centers as Tools for Economic Development
Major League Winners: Using Sports and Cultural Centers as Tools for Economic Development chronicles the challenges overcome by civic leaders who are using the development of sports and cultural venues to help create diversified, vibrant, and attractive economic bases within their communities....
Published July 27th 2009 by CRC Press
How Public Managers Are Forging a New Approach to Governance
Change is sweeping the globe, and at the government level, operational changes are prompting many public administrators to develop new management styles and ways of delivering services to their citizens. In the process, they are changing the face of government. The New Face of Government: How...
Published March 23rd 2009 by Auerbach Publications
Reexamining the Scope and Contributions
Two forms of local government are prevalent in American cities. The style of leadership found in mayor-council cities draws attention to the mayor and frequently involves power struggles as mayors attempt to assert control over city councils and city staff. However, the leadership of the mayor in...
Published December 8th 2008 by CRC Press
Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management
To Be Published December 9th 2013
Environmental Policymaking and Stakeholder Collaboration: Theory and Practice
To Be Published December 10th 2013
Using the "Narcotrafico" Threat to Build Public Administration Capacity between the US and Mexico
To Be Published March 3rd 2014
Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments
To Be Published July 25th 2014
Reversing Urban Decline: Why and How Sports, Entertainment, and Culture Turn Cities into Major League Winners, Second Edition
To Be Published August 14th 2014