Understanding Canadian Public Administration

Understanding Canadian Public Administration : An Introduction to Theory and Practice

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This text is appropriate for undergraduate university and college students in political science and public administration courses. This text examines not only the theoretical issues forming the field of public administration, but also the actual practice of public administration in Canada, so that students develop the ability to make connections between the theory and real-life cases and experiences.show more

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  • Paperback | 465 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 1,399.99g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130081531
  • 9780130081537

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Introduction: The Nature of Public Administration. 2. Theories of Organization. 3. Organization Theory and Canadian Public Administration. 4. Public Administration and Democracy. 5. Public Administration and Institutions: The Real World of Organizations and the Machinery of Government. 6. Public Administration and Law. 7. Public Administration and Public Policy. 8. Public Administration and Evaluation. 9. Public Administration and the Management of Human Resources. 10. Public Administration and Financial Management. 11. Public Administration and Ethics. 12. Public Administration and Accountability. 13.Public Administration in the Post-Deficit World: Surpluses and Security. Glossary. Index.show more

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