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Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public Problems in a Shared-Power World

Barbara C. Crosby, John M. Bryson - Business & Economics - 2005 - 448 pages
When it was first published in 1992, the first edition of Leadership for the Common Good presented a revolutionary approach to community and organizational leadership in a ...
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A Political Economy of the Middle East

Alan Richards, John Waterbury - History - 2009 - 496 pages
This integrated, analytic text presents a comprehensive analysis of the transformation of the political economy of development in the contemporary Middle East over the past ...
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Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization

Barry J. Kemp - History - 2006 - 437 pages
"Ancient written documents often provide the essential information and these are used where necessary. However, the book highlights the contribution that archaeology makes ...
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Literacy and Literacies: Texts, Power, and Identity

James Collins, Richard K. Blot - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 217 pages
The authors present a new account of literacy & its relation to power. They discuss the role of literacies in the formation of class, gender, & ethnic identity & challenge ...
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Managing Performance in the Public Sector

J. A. de Bruijn - Business & Economics - 2002 - 129 pages
This title responds to the growing importance of performance measurement within political and administrative agendas. It looks at the effects of performance measurement on ...
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Creating a Culture of Collaboration: The International Association of ...

Sandy Schuman - Business & Economics - 2006 - 408 pages
Collaboration is often viewed as a one-time or project-oriented activity. An increasing challenge is to help organizations incorporate collaborative values and practices in ...
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Local Dynamics in an Era of Globalization: 21st Century Catalysts for ...

Shahid Yusuf, Weiping Wu, Simon J. Evenett - Business & Economics - 2000 - 179 pages
These papers discuss some of the major aspects of decentralization and urban change in the context of globalization.
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Making Spaces, Changing Places: Situating Participation in Development

Andrea Cornwall - Political participation - 2002 - 35 pages
Around the world, there has been growing interest in ways to enhance public involvement in governance, and with it the quality and legitimacy of democratic decision-making. The ...
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Enabling Innovation: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Fostering ...

M. B. Douthwaite - Political Science - 2002 - 266 pages
Why do some technologies spread while others do not? What are the consequences of top-down diffusion strategies? What are the disadvantages of instant patents and corporate ...
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Cops, Teachers, Counselors: Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service

Steven Williams Maynard-Moody, Michael Craig Musheno - Political Science - 2003 - 216 pages
DIVWhether on a patrol beat, in social service offices, or in public school classrooms, street-level workers continually confront rules in relation to their own beliefs about ...
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