|Rainey, Hal G.|
Understanding and Managing Public Organizations
Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management
4. Auflage Oktober 2009
2009. 544 Seiten, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-470-40292-4 - John Wiley & Sons
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This book offers a thoroughly revised edition of the classic bestseller on managing public organizations. Written by an expert in the field, this revised edition includes new information on developments in Homeland Security management and the government workforce; collaboration and networks; public values; contracting out; performance assessment; diversity management; and innovation and organizational change in the public and contains a newly added instructor's manual with updates on collaboration, networks, diversity management, and more. This book is an effective resource for public management professionals and students.
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PART ONE: THE DYNAMIC CONTEXT OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS.
1 The Challenge of Effective Public Organization and Management.
2 Understanding the Study of Organizations: A Historical Review.
3 What Makes Public Organizations Distinctive.
4 Analyzing the Environment of Public Organizations.
5 The Impact of Political Power and Public Policy.
PART TWO: KEY DIMENSIONS OF ORGANIZING AND MANAGING.
6 Organizational Goals and Effectiveness.
7 Formulating and Achieving Purpose: Power, Strategy, and Decision Making.
8 Organizational Structure, Design, Technology, and Information Technology.
9 Understanding People in Public Organizations: Values and Motives.
10 Understanding People in Public Organizations: Theories of Work Motivation and Work-Related Attitudes.
11 Leadership, Managerial Roles, and Organizational Culture.
12 Teamwork: Understanding Communication and Conflict in and Among Groups.
PART THREE: STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING AND IMPROVING PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS.
13 Managing Organizational Change and Development.
14 Advancing Effective Management in the Public Sector.