The Effective Public Manager: Achieving Success in a Changing Government
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 28, 2008 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
Since it was first published more than twenty years ago, The Effective Public Manager has become the classic resource for public administrators and students. The fourth edition of groundbreaking work synthesizes the current thinking in the field and presents practical lessons and tools in a highly accessible format. Focused on helping real-world managers and managers-to-be meet the demands of their jobs head-on rather than working around the constraints of government, this book offers a fresh approach to implementing effective management tools in a dynamic political, organizational, economic, and technological context.
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Defining Effective Public Management
How to Find and Keep Good People
Developing Effective Working Relationships
Structuring Systems Tasks and Responsibilities
Understanding and Applying Innovation Strategies in the Public Sector
The Art and Craft of Contracting
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