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Introducing Public Administration, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Jay M. Shafritz, E.W. Russell, Christopher P. Borick

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 1, 2012

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Introducing Public Administration provides students with a solid, conceptual foundation in public administration, and contains the latest information on important trends in the discipline.


Known for their lively and witty writing style, Shafritz, Russell, and Borick cover the most important issues in public administration using examples from various disciplines and modern culture. This approach captivates students and encourages them to think critically about the nature of public administration today.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Defining Public Administration 

Chapter 2 The Political and Cultural Environment of Public Policy and Its Administration

Chapter 3 The Continuous Reinventing of the Machinery of Government 

Chapter 4 Intergovernmental Relations 

Chapter 5 Honor, Ethics, and Accountability 

Chapter 6 The Evolution of Management and Organization Theory 

Chapter 7 Organizational Behavior 

Chapter 8 Managerialism and Information Technology 
Chapter 9 Strategic Management and Government Regulation 

Chapter 10 Leadership 

Chapter 11 Personnel Management and Labor Relations 

Chapter 12 Social Equity 
Chapter 13 Public Financial Management 

Chapter 14 Program Audit and Evaluation 

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Introducing Public Administration, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$70.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-86459-1