PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN AMERICA tackles the current and emerging trends, ethics, and challenges in public administration with the most comprehensive scholarship available. The Eleventh Edition gives you a behind the scenes look at day-to-day operations while examining the policies implemented and the procedures undertaken across the various levels of American government. The most current applications of public administration are discussed and analyzed, with up to date coverage of recent education initiatives such as Race to the Top, the ongoing health care debates, Homeland Security challenges and threats, and much more. To encourage student engagement, the Eleventh Edition introduces two new features, Point/Counterpoint and What Would You Decide?, where students are invited to play an active role in debating and discussing some of the most up-to-date topics. Presented in a comprehensive and easy-to-understand format, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN AMERICA builds student knowledge of core concepts while showing them the path to an exciting and fulfilling career in politics and public administration--where they can make a difference! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Although there was little evidence that it was used as a basis for budgetary decisions, performance budgeting adid ... the basis of previously formulated plans and was intended to make programs, not agencies, the central focus of budget making. ... It facilitated assessments not only of agency resources and activities ( as under line-item and performance budgeting) ... Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). government soanbsp;...
|Title||:||Public Administration in America|
|Author||:||Michael Milakovich, George Gordon|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01|