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Public Administration: An Introduction by Marc Holzer, Richard W Schwester

By Marc Holzer, Richard W Schwester

Marc Holzer and Richard Schwester have written a clean and hugely enticing textbook for the introductory path in Public Administration.

Their assurance is either accomplished and leading edge, not only together with the entire simple issues (OT, budgeting, HRM), but in addition reflecting new realities in public administration:

  • Innovations in e-government
  • The significance of latest technology
  • Changes in intergovernmental relatives, particularly the emphasis on inter-local and shared neighborhood resources
  • Public functionality and responsibility initiatives

Public management has been crafted with scholar allure in brain. all the book’s 14 chapters is generously and colorfully illustrated with cartoons, rates, and artwork―all reinforcing the book’s subject matter that the sector of PA is rooted within the cultural and political global. every one bankruptcy is usually supported with an inventory of key phrases, workouts, and extra resources.

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Does government make the voting machines we vote on? No. Private industries do, companies like Diebold, Sequoia, and the Nebraska-based Election Systems, who are answerable to no one but their shareholders. And who has the largest financial stake in you ignoring the above paragraph, and wants you to please, please get back to the business of complaining about government? Private industry does. 38 CHAPTER 1 Claim 2: When government steps in to fix a problem, they never get it right. They should just leave business to fix itself.

M. J. Parkes, 50–55. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. White, L. 1926/2004. ” In Classics of Public Administration, ed. C. M. J. Parkes, 56– 63. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. Wilson, W. 1887/2004. ” In Classics of Public Administration, ed. C. M. J. Parkes, 22–34. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS Bozeman, Barry. 2007. Public Values and Public Interest. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. , and Robert B. Denhardt. 2007. The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering.

2007. “Analysis of USAID's Financial Statements. html. One of the federal government’s most powerful tools in the international arena is the United States Agency for International Development, or USAID. ” According to the agency, its mission is to facilitate “human progress in developing countries by reducing poverty, advancing democracy, building market economies, promoting security, responding to crises, and improving quality of life. Working with governments, institutions, and civil society, we assist individuals to build their own futures by mobilizing the full range of America’s public and private resources through our expert presence overseas” (USAID 2008).

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