PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: CONCEPTS AND CASES offers a unique and highly regarded framework in which conceptual readings are paired with contemporary case studies that reflect real-world examples of administrative work, as well as new thinking and developments in the field. Case studies and examples cover topics such as the Columbia space shuttle disaster, the shootings at Columbine High School, and the war in Iraq making it easy to engage students in the readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Pairs theoretical readings with contemporary case studies of US public administrative work in state and local government. This text tests theory against practice in major areas like decision-making and ethics. Cases include minority issues. Ancillary package available upon adoption.
"Ethics and Integrity in Public Administration" presents cutting-edge perspectives on the role of ethics in public sector management - what it is and where it is going. The contributors include a cross-section of authoritative authors from around the globe, and from both the academy and government. They cover a wide range of topics, diverse theoretical and conceptual paradigms, and global examples, and provide a broader view than what is typically offered in other books. The book includes both theoretical insights and commentaries grounded in practice. Chapters are divided into three parts: Ethical Foundations and Perspectives, Ethical Management and Ethical Leadership, and International and Comparative Perspectives.
Appropriate for courses in public policy, social services, and government management, Public Administration, 7/e, offers conceptual readings paired with real-world case studies. These contemporary examples of administrative work cover topics such as decision making, ethics, administrative power, communications, and implementation of policy.
Selected Proceedings from the Annual Conference of the Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG)
Author: Raza Ahmad
Publisher: Asian Development Bank
This volume brings together a collection of papers presented at the annual conference of the Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG). The publication reflects the diversity of "grounded voices to be found in the region." While the approaches are different, a distinguishing feature is the depth of local knowledge they exhibit and the manner in which innovation from within the Asia and Pacific region is highlighted.