Theories of Public Organization
This brief, readable overview of public administration theory is the only book of its kind. In an area where ideas really make a difference, as those ideas directly affect the way we act in administration, the book's presentation of multiple viewpoints enables students to develop their own philosophies of public administration, and helps them relate theory to application.
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Review: Theories of Public OrganizationUser Review - Alexandra Chauran - Goodreads
I read this book for a class on Organizational Theory/Behaviour. Unfortunately, this book felt rather redundant after having already read Ott's Classic Readings in Organizational Behavior, Baradat's ... Read full review
Review: Theories of Public OrganizationUser Review - Joecolelife - Goodreads
Denhardt organizes the book around eight major chapters. In the first chapter, the author persuades the reader of the close connection between theory and practice and argues that theory is derived ... Read full review
Learning About Public Organizations
The Intellectual Heritage Marx Weber and Freud
The Political Heritage From Wilson to Waldo
The Rational Model of Organization
Organizational Humanism and the New Public Administration
The Policy Emphasis and the New Public Management
Public Administration and the New Public Service