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Public Administration and Public Policy

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  1. Bureaucracy and Administration

    Edited by Ali Farazmand

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Bureaucracy is an age-old form of government that has survived since ancient times; it has provided order and persisted with durability, dependability, and stability. The popularity of the first edition of this book, entitled Handbook of Bureaucracy, is testimony to the endurance of bureaucratic...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Performance-Based Management Systems

    Effective Implementation and Maintenance

    By Patria de Lancer Julnes

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Expectations for performance management systems continue to grow in the public sector. Yet few administrators know how to effectively implement and sustain these systems. Performance-Based Management Systems: Effective Implementation and Maintenance supports practical efforts to build and maintain...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  3. Handbook of Governmental Accounting

    Edited by Frederic Bogui

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Demystifying a growing and dynamic field, Handbook of Governmental Accounting reflects the increasing complexity of this area, enabling readers to grasp the intricate accounting that is involved as government expenditures multiply and governments engage in progressively complex transactions....

    Published December 19th 2008 by CRC Press

  4. Contracting for Services in State and Local Government Agencies

    By William Sims Curry

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The First Complete Contracting Reference/ Textbook for State and Local Agencies Federal contracting officials have a comprehensive resource in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to guide them through the arduous contracting process; however, until now there has been no such counterpart for...

    Published November 5th 2008 by CRC Press

  5. Understanding Research Methods

    A Guide for the Public and Nonprofit Manager

    By Donijo Robbins

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Managers and administrators in the public-policy and nonprofit sectors rely heavily on analytical skills to quickly pore through a massive amount of research. They dissect it and apply specific, useful data that can inform critical policy changes and help them improve their organization’s overall...

    Published October 28th 2008 by CRC Press

  6. International Handbook of Public Procurement

    Edited by Khi V. Thai

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  7. State and Local Pension Fund Management

    By Jun Peng

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Intense media coverage of the public pension funding crisis continues to fuel heightened awareness in and debate over public pension benefits. With over $3 trillion in assets currently under management, the ramifications of poor oversight are severe. It is important that practitioners, researchers,...

    Published August 21st 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  8. Business Improvement Districts

    Research, Theories, and Controversies

    Edited by Goktug Morcol, Lorlene Hoyt, Jack W. Meek, Ulf Zimmermann

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Initiated and governed by property or business owners under the authorization of state and local governments, business improvement districts (BIDs) have received a very mixed reception. To some, they are innovative examples of self-governance and public-private partnerships; to others, they are yet...

    Published April 21st 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  9. Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration

    By Christopher G. Reddick, Jerrell D. Coggburn

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Fiscal realities and changing social priorities are requiring a dramatic shift in the way that benefits are selected and awarded to employees, especially in the public sector. This means that public administrators and policy researchers must consider new parameters and contingencies, both financial...

    Published April 9th 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Long-Term Care Administration and Policy

    Edited by Cynthia Massie Mara, Laura Olson

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Attitudes toward long-term care contain a strong residue of negativity in today’s society and current problems with the system augment such perceptions. Unless dealt with now, this will only get worse, as the 85-and-older crowd is the fastest growing part of the population, and the first wave of...

    Published March 27th 2008 by CRC Press