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Title The state of public administration : issues, challenges, and opportunities / edited by Donald C. Menzel and Harvey L. White

Publ Info Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  JK421 .S718 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 503 pages ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction / Donald C. Menzel and Harvey L. White -- Public administration theory: which side are you on? / Laurence E. Lynn Jr. -- The profession of public administration: promise, problems, and prospects / James S. Bowman and Jonathan P. West -- Public service professionals: the legacy of Florence Nightingale, Mary Livermore, and Jane Addams / Patricia M. Shields and Nandhini Rangarajan -- Professional associations and public administration: making a difference? / Wendy Haynes and Beth Gazley -- Accreditation and competencies in education for leadership in public service / Jeffrey A. Raffel, Steven M. Maser, and Crystal Calarusse -- Changing dynamics of administrative leadership / Montgomery Van Wart -- Ethics and integrity in public service: issues and challenges / Donald C. Menzel -- Human resources management: current and future challenges / Norma M. Riccucci -- New directions in public budgeting / Irene S. Rubin -- The proxy-partnership governance continuum: implications for nonprofit management / Judith R. Saidel -- The pursuit of accountability: promises, problems, and prospects / Melvin J. Dubnick and Kaifeng Yang -- Technology and public management information systems: where we have been and where we are going / Stuart I. Bretschneider and Ines Mergel -- Emergency and crisis management: practices, theory, and profession / William L. Waugh -- Federal contracting: government's dependency on private contractors / Nicholas Henry -- Citizen-driven administration: civic engagement in the United States / Terry L. Cooper -- Network theory and practice in public administration: designing resilience for metropolitan regions / Louise K. Comfort ... [et al.] -- Collaborative public agencies in the network era / Robert Agranoff -- Historic relevance confronting contemporary obsolescence? Federalism, intergovernmental relations, and intergovernmental management / Deil S. Wright, Carl W. Stenberg, and Chung-Lae Cho -- Neglected aspects of intergovernmental relations and federalism / Beverly A. Cigler -- Politics, bureaucratic dynamics, and public policy / Robert F. Durant and John Marvel -- Civil service reform: past as prologue? / Stephen E. Condrey and Jonathan P. West -- Public administration's legal dimensions: three models / David H. Rosenbloom -- Governance in the midst of diversity: issues and challenges / Harvey L. White -- New public management: lessons from abroad / Alan Lawton and Frédérique Six -- Governance management: renewal and discovery in the twenty-first century / Louis A. Picard -- The crisis of public administration theory in a postglobal world / David Schultz
LC subject Public administration -- United States
Administrative agencies -- United States -- Management
Executive departments -- United States -- Management
Add Author Menzel, Donald C
White, Harvey L
ISBN 9780765625045 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0765625040 (hardcover : alk. paper)