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Public Administration: An Action Orientation

 
 
 
 
Public Administration: An Action Orientation
Author: Robert B. Denhardt - Janet V. Denhardt
ISBN 13: 9780495502821
ISBN 10: 495502820
Edition: 6
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2008-01-18
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 512
List Price: $294.95
 
 

This introductory textbook stresses both a review of the scholarly literature and a focus on the techniques and interpersonal skills needed when working within public organizations. The Arizona State University professors cover political contexts, interorganizational contexts, ethics, budgeting and financial management, human resources, planning and evaluation, and organizational dynamics. The fifth edition adds sections on the Bush administration, terrorism, and e-government. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This introductory textbook to public administration stresses both a review of the scholarly literature and a focus on the techniques and interpersonal skills needed in working within public organizations. Chapters cover political contexts, interorganizational contexts, ethics, budgeting and financial management, human resources, planning and evaluation, the management of organizational dynamics, and areas of reinvention and reform. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)