Managing the Public Sector

ISBN-10: 0495189952
ISBN-13: 9780495189954
Edition: 8th 2008 (Revised)
Authors: Grover Starling
List price: $194.00
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Description: Combining the most current public management thinking and research with examples of how public executives and organizations apply these ideas, MANAGING THE PUBLIC SECTOR is a comprehensive introduction to the field. The Eighth Edition continues to  More...

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Book details

List price: $194.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486

Combining the most current public management thinking and research with examples of how public executives and organizations apply these ideas, MANAGING THE PUBLIC SECTOR is a comprehensive introduction to the field. The Eighth Edition continues to engage the student's intellect by providing more than just the basic foundation of management. The text places the application of management in the context of the public sector and tries to capture some of the excitement and challenge of the field.

Grover Starling is Professor of Management and Public Policy at the School of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. His research interests include knowledge representation, information processing, and analogical reasoning by executives. Professor Starling is a prolific writer with numerous books and articles published. Such books include THE CHANGING ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS (South-Western), STRATEGIES FOR POLICYMAKING (Dorsey Press), and THE POLITICS AND ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC POLICY (Dorsey Press), and THINKING ABOUT PUBLIC POLICY (Longman, forthcoming). He has also authored dozens of scholarly articles, papers, and chapters.

The Nature of Public Administration
The Legal Environment
Political Management
The Political-Legal Environment of Administration
Intergovernmental Relations
Administrative Responsibility and Ethics
Program Management
Planning
Decision Making
Organizing
Leading
Implementation
Resources Management
Human Resources Management
Public Financial Management
Information Management

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