Public Management and Change series

Work and the Welfare State

Work and the Welfare State places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management.

Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations

The creation of rules that govern processes or behavior is essential to any organization, but these rules are often maligned for creating inefficiencies.

Program Budgeting and the Performance Movement

Formal systems of comprehensive planning and performance-based management have a long if disappointing history in American government.

Collaborating to Manage

Collaborating to Manage captures the basic ideas and approaches to public management in an era where government must partner with external organizations as well as other agencies to work tog

Public Administration

Is public administration an art or a science? This question of whether the field is driven by values or facts will never be definitively answered due to a lack of consensus among scholars.

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