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Public Manager Case Book Making Decisions in a Complex World

ISBN-10: 0761923276

ISBN-13: 9780761923275

Edition: 2002

Authors: Terrel L. Rhodes, Patricia M. Alt, Marueen Brown, Robert J. Gassner, Sherril B. Gelmon

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Description:

This collection of eight public administration cases helps students practice the decision-making skills they need in their jobs as public managers. Each case includes substantial background data such as budgeting priorities, political imperatives and zoning issues and requires students to reach decisions or recommendations through a process of interacting with other students in the class. All cases are class-tested and appropriate for advanced undergraduate or postgraduate students in public administration and public policy courses.
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Book details

List price: $73.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/19/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Rhodes is Professor of Public Administration and Vice Provost for Curriculum and Undergraduate Studies at Portland State University. He has experience nationally and internationally in local government training. His most recent book was, Republicans in the South: Voting for the White House, Voting for the Statehouse.nbsp;

Patricia Maloney Alt is Professor, Department of Health Sciences, and Coordinator, Clinician-Administrator Transition Program, at Towson University. She was previously Aging Policy Coordinator for the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), and has been a consultant to federal, state, and local agencies. She is the Chair of the Towson University Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Research Participants (IRB), and also serves on the DHMH IRB.

Sherril Gelmon is Associate Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Administration at Portland State University. She is a nationally recognized consultant on assessment and serves as a judge for the national Malcolm Baldridge Award program.nbsp;

Preface
Introduction
Balancing the Budget in Gaston County, North Carolina
Emergency Management at the Millennium
The Quest to Continue: Healthy Communities Inc.
Ending Welfare as We Know It
Evolving Objectives: The Statewide Evaluation and Planning
Teaching What They Practice
The Edifice Complex: A New Coliseum for Charlotte?
Smart Cards for Paperless Transactions: Facilitation of e-Government or Threat to Security?
About the Authors