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New and Published Books

  1. Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations

    By Celine Chew

    Rekindling the critical analysis of the adoption of generic commercial (for-profit) management approaches in the non-profit context, Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations reveals that charities are positioning themselves in their evolving external environment in...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Municipal Corporate Security in International Context

    By Kevin Walby, Randy K Lippert

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Corporate security is a form of regulation that involves centralized management of access control, physical security, personnel security, and information security inside an organization. For all the research on public policing, national security, and private contract security in sociology,...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Public Administration Evolving

    From Foundations to the Future

    Edited by Mary E. Guy, Marilyn M. Rubin

    Public Administration Evolving: From Foundations to the Future demonstrates how the theory and practice of public administration has evolved since the early decades of the twentieth century. Each chapter approaches the field from a unique perspective and describes the seminal events that have been...

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The New Public Service

    Serving, Not Steering, 4th Edition

    By Janet V. Denhardt, Robert B. Denhardt

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Managing Complexity in the Public Services

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    The application of complexity theory to management and the social sciences has been a key development in theory and practice over the last decade. This approach questions the possibility of finding universal methods of practice, and proposes a pragmatic and humanistic management style that evolves...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Strategic Management in Public Services Organizations

    Concepts, Schools and Contemporary Issues

    By Ewan Ferlie, Edoardo Ongaro

    Strategic Management in Public Services Organizations sets out to connect the two traditionally disparate academic literatures of public management and strategic management. The authors argue that some models of strategic management are now of enhanced relevance for contemporary public services...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Public Services under Reconstruction

    Client experiences, professional practices, managerial control

    By Marja Gastelaars

    This book examines the services in and around the public domain. The author analyses a number of socio-cultural changes that are generally considered relevant to these services, including the rationalising efforts of the New Public Management and the introduction of IT. The book particularly...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Technology and Public Management

    By Alan R. Shark

    At last, here is a textbook that covers the field of technology and public management in an informative and engaging style. Ever since the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration required greater infusion of technology into the curriculum, faculty and administrators...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Performance Management in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Wouter Van Dooren, Geert Bouckaert, John Halligan

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. State-Owned Enterprise in the Western Economies (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Raymond Vernon, Yair Aharoni

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this edited collection reviews the operations of state-owned enterprises, examining the actual performance of such organisations in the advanced industrialised countries. The authors consider the regularities and characteristics of state-owned enterprises, in particular the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge