An Introduction to Public Administration
In An Introduction to Public Administration students will gain concise knowledge about the theories and issues relating to public administration. Oriented toward undergraduate students in public administration, this book covers important areas including; federalism, contexts of administration, organization theory, organization behavior, management, leadership, labor relations, public personnel management, budgeting, decision making, bureaucracy, and ethics and accountability. A chapter on comparative administration focusing on China, Japan, India, Great Britain, and Germany will enhance students' understanding of public administration systems in other countries. Khan incorporates current cases related to public administration so that students can use critical thinking to analyze issues and apply public administration theories. Special features in this book include lists of key terms to promote students' recognition of important concepts and essay questions at the end of each chapter to help students organize their understanding of the material.
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INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
POLITICS AND ADMINISTRATION THE CONTEXTS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
COMPARATIVE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
FEDERALISM AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSHIPS
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