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Civil service & public sector books

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Public Management Reform A Comparative Analysis - Into The Age of Austerity by Christopher (Emeritus Professor, KU Leuven Public Governance Institute, KU Leuven University) Pollitt, Geert (Profes Bouckaert Public Management Reform A Comparative Analysis - Into The Age of Austerity
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This is the thoroughly revised fourth edition of the widely-used and established standard text on public management reform. The new edition retains the historical perspective back to 1980, but now directly addresses the pervasive effects of the Global Economic Crisis...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Public Management Reform A Comparative Analysis - Into The Age of Austerity by Christopher (Emeritus Professor, KU Leuven Public Governance Institute, KU Leuven University) Pollitt, Geert (Profes Bouckaert Public Management Reform A Comparative Analysis - Into The Age of Austerity
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This is the thoroughly revised fourth edition of the widely-used and established standard text on public management reform. The new edition retains the historical perspective back to 1980, but now directly addresses the pervasive effects of the Global Economic Crisis...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations by Leisha (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) DeHart-Davis Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations

Provides the portrait of rules in public organizations and seeks to find the balance between rules that create red tape and rules that help public organizations function effectively, what the author calls green tape.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations by Leisha (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) DeHart-Davis Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations

The creation of rules that govern processes or behavior is essential to any organization, but these rules are often maligned for creating inefficiencies. This book provides the comprehensive portrait of rules in public organizations and seeks to find the balance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Managing Leadership Transition for Nonprofits Passing the Torch to Sustain Organizational Excellence by Barry Dym, Susan Egmont, Laura Watkins Managing Leadership Transition for Nonprofits Passing the Torch to Sustain Organizational Excellence
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2017

Innovation in City Governments Structures, Networks, and Leadership by Jenny M. Lewis, Lykke Margot Ricard, Erik-Hans Klijn, Tamyko Ysa Figueras Innovation in City Governments Structures, Networks, and Leadership
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Innovation has become an important focus for governments around the world over the last decade, with greater pressure on governments to do more with less, and expanding community expectations. Some are now calling this 'social innovation' - innovation that is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2016

Co-Production in the Public Sector Experiences and Challenges by Mariagrazia Fugini Co-Production in the Public Sector Experiences and Challenges

This book examines the various ways in which co-production can contribute to the creation, design, and delivery of public services, namely by engaging the expertise of users and their networks, by promoting public services that are better targeted and more...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/06/2016

Bureaucracy and Political Development. (SPD-2), Volume 2 by Joseph La Palombara Bureaucracy and Political Development. (SPD-2), Volume 2

What is the role of the public bureaucracy in social, economic, and political development? What are the alternatives of development for newly emerging nation-states? How does a bureaucracy satisfy or inhibit the requisites of democratic development? Twelve outstanding scholars--Joseph LaPalombara,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

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How To Be A Civil Servant by Martin Stanley How To Be A Civil Servant

This book is required reading for newly appointed civil servants, as well as for those looking to enter the profession, and for students, academics, journalists, politicians and others interested in British government.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2016

Higher Civil Servants in Postwar Japan Their Social Origins, Educational Backgrounds, and Career Patterns by Akira Kubota Higher Civil Servants in Postwar Japan Their Social Origins, Educational Backgrounds, and Career Patterns

This volume presents an analysis of Japan's powerful upper bureaucracy in the post-war period. The author's aim is to provide an empirical foundation for the many impressionistic accounts of Japanese bureaucracy and a systematic basis for comparative studies of bureaucracies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

Higher Civil Servants in Postwar Japan Their Social Origins, Educational Backgrounds, and Career Patterns by Akira Kubota Higher Civil Servants in Postwar Japan Their Social Origins, Educational Backgrounds, and Career Patterns

This volume presents an analysis of Japan's powerful upper bureaucracy in the post-war period. The author's aim is to provide an empirical foundation for the many impressionistic accounts of Japanese bureaucracy and a systematic basis for comparative studies of bureaucracies...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2015

Bureaucracy and Political Development. (SPD-2), Volume 2 by Joseph La Palombara Bureaucracy and Political Development. (SPD-2), Volume 2

What is the role of the public bureaucracy in social, economic, and political development? What are the alternatives of development for newly emerging nation-states? How does a bureaucracy satisfy or inhibit the requisites of democratic development? Twelve outstanding scholars--Joseph LaPalombara,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2015

Managing Leadership Transition for Nonprofits Passing the Torch to Sustain Organizational Excellence by Barry Dym, Susan Egmont, Laura Watkins Managing Leadership Transition for Nonprofits Passing the Torch to Sustain Organizational Excellence
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For nonprofits leadership transitions are a time of exceptionally high risk. Here, three internationally-respected experts show how to systematically identify, introduce, support, and monitor leaders in ways that enhance rather than undermine their performance. They explain why leadership transitions are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/12/2015

Enhancing Accountability in Public Service Delivery Through Citizens Charters the Indian Experience by R. K. Mishra, Geeta Potaraju Enhancing Accountability in Public Service Delivery Through Citizens Charters the Indian Experience
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Public services are used by a majority of the Indian population, and the Government of India has been pushing reforms to bring in greater transparency, accountability and responsiveness in public service delivery. This book focuses on the citizens' charter which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/12/2015

Innovation in Public Services Theoretical, Managerial, and International Perspectives by Stephen P. Osborne Innovation in Public Services Theoretical, Managerial, and International Perspectives

In response to changes in internal needs, external organizational environments, and the expectations of shareholders - most notably, citizens and politicians - innovation is now an important common-place aspect of governance and the running of public service organizations. Given the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2015

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