Public Administration In Canada

Paperback | January 11, 2007

byPaul Barker

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Public Administration in Canada: Brief Edition is an invaluable reference text for both instructors and students. This text offers the reader an appreciation of the theories of bureaucratic action and then examines the nuts and bolts of public administration - the structures, the relations and the significant process. Drawing on the success of the Kernaghan/Siegel text, Public Administration in Canada: Brief Edition has removed the practical applications at the request of our reviewer panel to better conform to the market's need for a shorter book. This new edition contains all the pertinent topics needed to help your students succeed in this course.

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Public Administration in Canada: Brief Edition is an invaluable reference text for both instructors and students. This text offers the reader an appreciation of the theories of bureaucratic action and then examines the nuts and bolts of public administration - the structures, the relations and the significant process. Drawing on the su...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:January 11, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176251375

ISBN - 13:9780176251376

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PrefacePart 1: Introduction to Public AdministrationWhat is Public Administration?Public Administration and Organizational Theory: The Structural FoundationPublic Administration and Organizational Theory: The Humanist ResponsePublic Administration and Organizational Theory: The New Public ManagementPart 2: Delivery Government ServicesGovernment Departments and Central AgenciesCrown CorporationsIndependent Regulatory AgenciesAlternative Service DeliveryPart 3: Politics, Values and Public AdministrationFrameworks, Values and Bureaucratic PowerResponsibility, Accountability and EthicsPart 4: The Bureaucracy in the Political ProcessThe Executive and the BureaucracyInterdepartmental and Interdepartmental RelationsThe Legislature and the BureaucracyThe Judiciary and the BureaucracyIntergovernmental Administrative RelationsNon-Governmental Actors and the BureaucracyPart 5: The Management of Organizational ResourcesThe Management of Human ResourcesRepresentative Bureaucracy and Employment EquityThe Budgetary ProcessThe Management of Financial ResourcesGlossaryBibliographyIndex