ISBN 9788120345539,Public Administration and Public Affairs

Public Administration and Public Affairs



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788120345539

ISBN-10 8120345533

Paper Back

Edition 12th
Number of Pages 496 Pages
Language (English)

Public administration

Public Administration and Public Affairs shows readers how to govern efficiently, effectively and responsibly in an age of political corruption and crises in public finance. With a continuing and corroding crisis occurring, as well as greater governance by nonprofit organizations and private contractors, it is vital that students are given the skills and tools to lead in such an environment. Using easy-to-understand metaphors and an accessible writing style, Public Administration and Public Affairs shows its readers how to govern better, preparing them for a career in public administration. The book has the following learning goals: Explain how to establish an effective government in the face of increasing challenges, apply the necessary skills and tools to lead in a changing political environment. New to this edition: Extensively updated material, ranging from the technical to the theoretical issues of public administration and public affairs, new analysis of incivility and bullying in the public workplace, explores prevalent terms from current dialogues on public administration, such as 'Dysrationalic' decision making, 'thinking dispositions', 'guerrilla government', 'normal accidents' in public management and 'green tape'. Addresses the controversies and conflicts surrounding recent unpredictable trends in public finance by asking important questions. Completely overhauled to include the most recent and relevant issues and events needed to effectively teach students the fundamentals of public administration and public affairs.