Public Administration Workbook

Paperback | February 28, 2011

byDennis DresangEditorDennis Dresang

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Updated in a new 5th edition, The Public Administration Workbook, by Dennis L. Dresang, is a unique workbook that engages readers in the study of public administration and helps them gain a deeper understanding of the field by providing exercises that expose them to a wide range of practical applications.   Connecting theory to practice, a brief theoretical introduction precedes each exercise, explaining why the technique is important and how it is relevant to the study and practice of public administration.

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Updated in a new 5th edition, The Public Administration Workbook, by Dennis L. Dresang, is a unique workbook that engages readers in the study of public administration and helps them gain a deeper understanding of the field by providing exercises that expose them to a wide range of practical applications.   Connecting theory to practic...

Dennis Dresangis Professor Emeritus of Public Affairs and Political Science and founding director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs. His research focuses on state politics, public personnel management, and community issues. He has contributed to public service in a variety of ways: directing a research and public service semi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:February 28, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:020501996X

ISBN - 13:9780205019960

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Table of Contents

Preface

 

<_st23a_place _w3a_st="on"> PART I. DECISION MAKING AND POLICY ANALYSIS

Exercise 01. Rational Decision Making

Exercise 02. Policy Evaluation

Exercise 03. Designing Organizations

Exercise 04. Administrative Ethics

 

PART II. PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

Exercise 05. The Administrative Memo

Exercise 06. Process Management

Exercise 07. Project Management

Exercise 08. Contract Management

Exercise 09. Regulatory Management

Exercise 10. Emergency Management

 

PART III. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Exercise 11. Job Analysis and Job Description

Exercise 12. Performance Evaluation

Exercise 13. Succession Planning

Exercise 14. Recruitment and Selection

Exercise 15. Collective Bargaining

 

PART IV. BUDGETING

Exercise 16. Line-item Budgeting

Exercise 17. Performance and Program Budgeting

Exercise 18. Zero-base and Outcome-based Budgeting

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“I will always use this workbook for my course because of its hands-on approach. I want my students to be fully engaged and this workbook makes that happen.” — Bethany G. Sneed, Eastern Michigan University