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Theories of Public Organization by Robert B Denhardt
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THEORIES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, International Edition is a brief, readable overview of public administration theory that presents multiple viewpoints, enabling students to develop their own philosophies of public administration, and helping them relate theory to application. The Sixth Edition incorporates a new theme of Governance, which explores the traditions, institutions, and processes that determine how power is exercised, how citizens are given a voice, and how decisions are made on issues of public concern.

Table of Contents

1. Learning about Public Organizations. 2. The Intellectual Heritage: Marx, Weber, and Freud. 3. The Political Heritage: From Wilson to Waldo. 4. The Rational Model of Organization. 5. Organizational Humanism and the New Public Administration. 6. The Policy Emphasis and the New Public Management. 7. The New Public Service and Democratic Governance 8. The Practitioner as Theorist. 9. The New Public Service and Democratic Governance.
Release date Australia
February 28th, 2010
International ed of 6th revised ed
Country of Publication
United States
Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
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