Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations (J-B Carver Board Governance Series)

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Leadership and Change in Public Sector Organizations: Beyond Reform

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Leadership in Public Organizations: An Introduction

Leadership in Public Organizations: An IntroductionNow in a completely revised and updated Third Edition, Leadership in Public Organizations provides a compact but complete analysis of leadership for students and practitioners who work in public and nonprofit organizations. Offering a comprehensive review of leadership theories in the field, from the classic to the cutting-edge, and how they relate specifically to the public sector context, this textbook covers the major competency clusters in detail, supported by research findings as well as pr…

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Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations A must-read for students in public administration and nonprofit management programs!   Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Fourth Edition, is designed to help students understand, manage, and influence the behavior of others in the workplace. Esteemed authors Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta take an action-oriented approach by using real-world circumstances within public and nonprofit organizations to illustrate key concepts. Important …

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Leadership in Public Organizations: An Introduction

Leadership in Public Organizations: An IntroductionLeadership in Public Organizations is a concise yet comprehensive treatment of public sector leadership for upper division and graduate students. In addition to a full, up-to-date review of leadership theories in the field, it covers the major competency clusters in detail, and provides both the research on each competency and practical guidelines for improvement. These competencies are graphically portrayed in a Leadership Action cycle that aids students in visually connecting theory and practi…

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Public Safety and Security Administration

Public Safety and Security AdministrationPublic Safety and Security Administration addresses public safety and security from a holistic and visionary perspective. For the first time, safety and security organizations, as well as their administration, are brought together into an integrated work. The protection of persons and property involves many public agencies and priivate organizations. Entities from the criminal jutics system (law enforcement, courts, corrections) as well as the fire service, private security and hazardous materia…

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The Effective Public Manager: Achieving Success in Government Organizations

The Effective Public Manager: Achieving Success in Government OrganizationsThe Effective Public Manager Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition of The Effective Public Manager offers public administrators and students a classic resource and a highly-accessible guide to the fundamentals of leading and managing public organizations. In this new edition the authors cover the key areas of the field and present in-depth analysis through the strategic use of fresh case studies and real-world examples. The book is designed to give real-world managers and aspiring m…

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Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit OrganizationsThe only text in management and organizational behavior to focus on public organizations, nonprofit organizations, and school systems, Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations fosters competency in critical management and leadership skills including communication, motivation, teamwork, group dynamics, and decision-making. Cases, self-assessment exercises, simulations, and evaluative instruments provide students the opportunity to experience the applied side of theories and t…

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School Law and the Public Schools: A Practical Guide for Educational Leaders (6th Edition) (The Pearson Educational Leadership Series)

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Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and LeadershipIn this fifth edition of the bestselling text in organizational theory and behavior, Bolman and Deal’s update includes coverage of pressing issues such as globalization, changing workforce, multi-cultural and virtual workforces and communication, and sustainability. A full instructor support package is available including an instructor’s guide, summary tip sheets for each chapter, hot links to videos & extra resources, mini-assessments for each of the frames, and podcast Q&As with Bolman & D…

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