Public Policy and Administration

Edited By: Krishna K. Tummala

Department of Political Science, Kansas State University, USA

Introduction

Krishna K. Tummala, Department of Political Science, Kansas State University, USA

1. Public Policymaking

Social Diversity and Development Policy: The Use of Constraints and Incentives

Aruna Nayyar Michie, Department of Political Science, Kansas State University, USA

Political Parties: Principal Arenas of Policymaking Conflict

Ralph M. Goldman, San Francisco State University, President, Center for Party Development, Catholic University of America, USA

Public Administration in Today's World of Organizations & Markets

Hebert A. Simon, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University-Deceased, USA

Planned Organizational Change: Essentials for Constructive Action

Garth N. Jones, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA

Organizational Culture: Understanding Theoretical and Practical Applications

Suzanne Marie Leland, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

2. Development of Administration: Ancient

Persian Legacies of Bureaucracy and Public Administration

Ali Farazmand, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Development of African Administration: Pre-Colonial Times and since

Kisangani F. Emizet, Kansas State University, USA

Politics in the Ancient Near East

Yves Schmeil, Institute d’Etuds Politiques de Grenoble, France, France

Ancient Bureauracies of India and China and Modern Administration

V. Subramaniam, Carleton University, Canada

Modern Systems: France

Politics and Anti-Politics: American Public Administration in the Nineteenth Century

Nicholas Henry, Georgia Southern University, USA

Public Administration in America: The Exceptionalism of a Hybrid Bureaucracy

Fred W. Riggs, Political Science Department, University of Hawaii, USA

3. Principles of Public Administration

New Public Management: Origins, Dimensions and Critical Implications

M. Shamsul Haque, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Strategies for Successful Administrative Reforms

V. Bhaskara Rao, Formerly, Kakatiya University, India

The New Zealand Reforms

Peter McKinlay, McKinlay Douglas Limited, New Zealand

Governance, Facilitative States and Twenty-First Century Public Administration

C. A. Newland, University of Southern California, USA

The Internet, Governments and the Issue of Governance: A New Cartography of Power?

Loong Wong, University of Newcastle, Australia

4. Administrative Management

Personnel Management

Budgeting for Government Activism & Democracy

Revisiting Budgetary Incrementalism

Financial Management & Life Support Program

Elusive Nexus: Basic Needs & Fiscal Decentralization

Measuring Public Sector Performance

Administrative Law

Ombudsman

Culture and Ethics, and Public Organizations

5. Public Policy

Public Policy and Technology

Corruption

Environmental Policy

Developmental and Issues and Envitonmental Policy

Equity issues

Krishna K. Tummala, Department of Political Science, Kansas State University, USA