Classic Readings in Organizational Behavior

Wadsworth Publishing - Classic readings in organizational behavior is organized around the field's most discussed themes: leadership, motivation, power and influence, effects of the work environment, teams and groups, and organizational change. Because of this effective organization and a thorough introduction, many instructors use this reader as the sole text for their courses.

Within each of these thematic sections, the readings are presented chronologically so students can better understand the development of specific theories, as well as the overall development of the field of organizational behavior.

Theories of Public Organization

Wadsworth Publishing - The seventh edition incorporates a theme of governance, institutions, and processes that determine how power is exercised, which explores the traditions, how citizens are given a voice, and how decisions are made on issues of public concern. Theories of public administration, enabling students to develop their own philosophies of public administration, is a brief, readable overview of public administration theory that presents multiple viewpoints, Seventh Edition, and helping them relate theory to application.

Classics of Organization Theory

Wadsworth Publishing - Grasp the important themes, perspectives, and theories of the field with CLASSICS OF ORGANIZATION THEORY, 8e. Cengage Learning. This collection of the most enduring works in organization theory, written by distinguished theorists, describes what organization theory is, how it has developed, and how its development has coincided with events and changes in other fields.

Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations

South-Western College Pub - Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage. Com/infotrac. Readers find themselves well equipped and energized for the most exciting task of tomorrow: managing people effectively within competitive organizations. Readers delve into the fundamentals of human behavior in today's organizations as the book balances classic management ideas with thorough coverage of the most recent OB developments and contemporary trends.

Prepare today to become a strong, solid concepts, and reader-friendly approach in organiZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: MANAGING PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS, effective manager tomorrow with the powerful insights, Eleventh Edition. Cengage Learning. This text equips readers with the skills and practical understanding to meet the management challenges of a new century.

Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations - Used book in Good Condition. Memorable examples from instantly recognizable organization are woven throughout the book and work with fresh new cases and proven boxed features that focus on pressing issues and reinforce the book's practical perspective.

A Primer on Organizational Behavior, 7th Edition

John Wiley & Sons - This edition features new material on emotional intelligence, knowledge management, group dynamics, virtual teams, organizational change, and organizational structure. Used book in Good Condition. Cengage Learning. Used book in Good Condition. This book introduces the reader to terms and concepts that are necessary to understand OB and their application to modern organizations.

It also offers sufficient grounding in the field that enables the reader to read scholarly publications such as HR, CMR, and AMJ.

Discovering American Regionalism

Routledge - Cengage Learning. Used book in Good Condition. Discovering american regionalism will be a future classic in the study of intergovernmental relations, regionalism, and cross-boundary collaboration. Regions are difficult to govern – coordinating policies across local jurisdictional boundaries in the absence of a formal regional government gives rise to enormous challenges.

Used book in Good Condition. Yet some degree of coordination is almost always essential for local governments to effectively fulfill their responsibilities to their citizens. State and local governments have, awkwardly, and with much experimenting, over time, developed common approaches to regional governance.

Rigos are not governments themselves, but as Miller and Nelles demonstrate, they do have a measure of political authority that allows them to quietly and sometimes almost invisibly work to further regional interests and mitigate cross-boundary irritations. Providing a new conceptual framework for understanding how regional decision-making has emerged in the U.

Discovering American Regionalism - S. This book will provoke a new and rich era of discussion about American regionalism in theory and practice. In this revolutionary new book, authors david miller and Jen Nelles offer a new way to conceptualize those common approaches: Regional Intergovernmental Organizations RIGOs that bring together local governments to coordinate policies across jurisdictional boundaries.

Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

SAGE Publications, Inc - Cengage Learning. Aristigueta take an action-oriented approach by using real-world circumstances within public and nonprofit organizations to illustrate key concepts. A must-read for students in public administration and nonprofit management programs!   Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, is designed to help students understand, manage, Fourth Edition, and influence the behavior of others in the workplace.

Used book in Good Condition. Denhardt, and Maria P. In addition to new cases and examples from the public and nonprofit sectors, cultural diversity and generational diversity, the Fourth Edition features new material on leadership and organizational change, and positive organizational behavior. Used book in Good Condition.

Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations - Important topics such as stress,  decision making, communication,  teams,  leadership, motivation, and change give students a foundational understanding of the basic issues that affect human behavior. Denhardt, Janet V. Esteemed authors Robert B. Sage Pubns.

Politics of the Administrative Process

CQ Press - Sage Pubns. Politics of the administrative process shows how efficient public administration requires a delicate balance―the bureaucracy must be powerful enough to be effective, but also accountable to elected officials and citizens. Author don kettl gives students a realistic, relevant, and well-researched view of the field in this reader–friendly best seller.

With its engaging vignettes, accountability, rich examples and a unique focus on policymaking and politics, the Seventh Edition continues its strong emphasis on politics, and performance. Used book in Good Condition. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with new scholarship, data, events, and case studies, giving students multiple opportunities to apply ideas and analysis as they read.

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A Budgeting Guide for Local Government

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Management Policies in Local Government Finance MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT SERIES

Intl City County Management Assn - Sage Pubns. Updated from the 2004 edition 9780873261425 hdcv and 9780873267724 ppb this definitive text covers financial management principles and practices and has long been considered the most comprehensive, most on-target text for local government mnanagers, finance directors, and economic development planners and directors.

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Public Budgeting Systems

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Other changes during the Obama presidency, including the passage of comprehensive health care reform and changes in the management agenda. Significant increase in use of fiscal policy tools to stimulate economic recovery, in contrast to most recent previous 20 year period. The federal government's direct role in the operations of the private sector will be explored.

Sage Pubns. The text emphasizes methods by which financial decisions are reached within a system as well as ways in which different types of information are used in budgetary decision-making. It also stresses the use of program information, since, for decades, budget reforms have sought to introduce greater program considerations into financial decisions.

Public Budgeting Systems - In the us, this includes the actions of the Federal Reserve as well as legislative efforts, such as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Unprecedented federal deficits, as well as extreme budgetary challenges at the state and local level, including a discussion of causes and possible solutions. Used book in Good Condition.

Additional recognition of the effects of the global economy, resulting in an increase in the pages devoted to discussing international examples. The government has become a major stockholder and therefore has a financial stake in seeing that corporations succeed. The ninth edition has been updated to give particular attention to several recent developments in public budgeting and finance including:• Steps that have been taken by governments to battle the effects of the "Great Recession" and to enhance economic recovery.

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