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International Public Policy and Management

David Levi-Faur, Eran Vigoda-Gadot
November 30, 2004

An impressive study of economic, state, social, and international restructuring, International Public Policy and Management explores new patterns and advances in the global integration of policies that result from an ever-increasing pace of shared knowledge, regulations, and norms in countries...

GIS in Public Health Practice

Massimo Craglia, Ravi Maheswaran
June 11, 2004

Significant advances in the evaluation and use of geographic information have had a major effect on key elements of public health. Strides in mapping technology as well as the availability and accuracy of health information enable public health practitioners to link and analyze data in new ways at...

Geographic Information Management in Local Government

Ian Gilfoyle, Peter Thorpe
June 11, 2004

As early pioneers in the use of digital geographic data, many local governments in the UK were ahead of their counterparts in central government and the private sector in the application of GIS technology. To meet current challenges, local authorities must coordinate the latest technology with...

Public Productivity Handbook, Second Edition,

Marc Holzer
February 20, 2004

Anyone hoping to improve teamwork, performance, and budgeting, training, and evaluation programs in their organization should look no further. Completely revised, Public Productivity Handbook, Second Edition defines the role of leadership, dimensions of employee commitment, and multiple...

Chaos Organization and Disaster Management

Alan Kirschenbaum
November 18, 2003

Chaos Organization and Disaster Management offers a scholarly survey of disaster response behavior and management in the face of natural and manmade catastrophe. The author provides a methodological and empirical platform from which to initiate a critical analysis of disaster management. Sparked by...

Healthcare Management Dictionary

Annie Phillips
June 30, 2003

This eagerly awaited new edition has been updated and expanded and contains new material on assessing Personal Development Plans (PDPs). It provides a framework for general practitioners to demonstrate they have engaged in appropriate educational activity essential for revalidation. The author...

Slippery Math In Public Affairs: Price Tag And Defense

William J. Adams
August 02, 2002

Highlighting how slippery numbers and questionable mathematical conclusions emerge and what can be done to safeguard against them, this book examines flawed usage of math in public affairs through actual cases of how mathematical data and conclusions can be distorted and misrepresented to influence...

GIS, Organisations and People: A Socio-technical Approach

James Petch, Derek E. Reeve
January 31, 1999

GIS projects have previously been viewed primarily as technical exercises, but it is now evident that the success of GIS projects depends as much on organisational issues as upon technicalities. GIS projects have profound socio-organisational contexts which must be taken into account if such...

Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy

Raymond P Poincelot, Richard Olson
December 29, 1992

Find an interdiscliplinary view of sustainable agriculture that emphasizes the potential contributions of ecology to agricultural sustainability in this groundbreaking book. Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy explores how ecological knowledge, applied as part of...

Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values, Second Edition

John Rohr
December 08, 1988

This important text integrates the study of ethics into public management training, highlighting Supreme Court opinions on three specific constitutional values-equality, freedom, and property-focusing on the pedagogical aspects of law and posing challenging questions to help readers apply theories...

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