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  1. Handbook of Urban Services: A Basic Guide for Local Governments

    A Basic Guide for Local Governments

    By Charles K. Coe

    City and county governments provide a wide array of highly technical urban services. Gaining a rudimentary understanding of them can be a daunting challenge for students as well as new and inexperienced public servants. "Handbook of Urban Services" is designed to help meet this challenge.In...

    Published February 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

    Edited by Rona S Beattie, Stephen P. Osborne

    HRM is a core element public service organizations, whose employees are often their most valuable resource. This outstanding book tackles the subject head on, bringing together cutting-edge research from a range of respected international authors....

    Published March 27th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Management of Non-Governmental Development Organizations

    By David Lewis

    The first edition of this book was published in 2001 by Routledge and was the first academic text on the important new emerging field of NGO management. It sets out the field for researchers with a new and original conceptual framework, contains a comprehensive review of existing literature from a...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Making Policy Happen

    Edited by Leslie Budd, Julie Charlesworth, Rob Paton

    ‘Policy work’ is increasingly conducted by public managers at different levels of seniority, and in a variety of settings. This significant collection of readings focuses on the discussion of how policy work happens, whether that involves bringing a policy-making process to fruition or the...

    Published June 7th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Evidence-Based Medicine

    In its Place

    Edited by Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen, Gavin Mooney

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Evidence based medicine is defined as the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. This superb collection takes a critical view of this concept and examines the economic implications of its imposition....

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Lessons in Leadership

    Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

    By Eileen Milner, Paul Joyce

    Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers: the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required...

    Published March 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Professional Edge: Competencies in Public Service

    Competencies in Public Service

    By James S. Bowman, Jonathan P. West, Margo Berman, Montgomery Van Wart

    The new context and character of public service - shifting values, entrepreneurship, information technology, multi-sector careers - require enhanced technical, ethical, and leadership skills. This concise and readable work describes what it means to be a consummate professional public servant....

    Published May 30th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective

    A Quest for Control

    Edited by B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and...

    Published May 5th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Evolutionary Critical Theory and Its Role in Public Affairs

    By Charles Federick Abel, Arthur Jay Sementelli

    This work addresses one of the most central and timely subjects in Public Administration - how to make sense of critical theory and especially how to assess its implications for everyday practice....

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Invitation to Public Administration

    By O. C. McSwite

    This engaging book presents a model for personal reflection on what a career in public service means. It's designed not to convince the reader to take up a public service career, but rather to invite him or her to explore the implications for one's identity that are inherent in the public service...

    Published February 27th 2002 by Routledge