Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance

Editors: Farazmand, Ali (Ed.)

  • ​Presents a comprehensive, global view of public administration and public policy
  • Edited by internationally recognized scholars and practitioners of public administration and policy
  • Provides a state-of-the-art of the most current scholarship across the discipline, touching on a variety of theories, methodology, and practical knowledge​
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About this Reference Work

This work serves as a comprehensive collection of global scholarship regarding the vast fields of public administration and public policy. Written and edited by leading international scholars and practitioners, this exhaustive resource covers all areas of the twin fields of study. In keeping with the multidisciplinary spirit of these fields, the entries make use of various theoretical, empirical, analytical, practical, and methodological bases of knowledge. The encyclopedia provides a snapshot of the most current research in public administration and public policy, covering such important areas as: 1. organization theory, behavior, change and development 2. administrative theory and practice 3. bureaucracy 4. public budgeting and financial management 5. public finance and public management 6. public personnel and labor-management relations 7. crisis and emergency management 8. institutional theory and public administration 9. law and regulations 10. ethics and accountability Relevant to professionals, experts, scholars, general readers, and students worldwide, this work will serve as the most viable global reference source for those looking for an introduction to the field.​

About the authors

Ali Farazmand is Professor of Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University, where he also teaches Intellectual Development (philosophy and theory) of Public Administration, Organization Theory and Behavior, Organization Change and Public Management, Public Personnel and Labor Relations, Collective Bargaining/Negotiation, Administrative Ethics and Accountability, Globalization and Sound Governance, Modern Systems of Government, and Bureaucratic Politics and Administrative Theory, and Executive Leadership.

Farazmand received his Ph.D. and MPA from the Maxwell School as well as an MS in Educational Administration from Syracuse University, and a BS in Business Administration from Tehran University. He is the author and editor of 24 books plus over 140 refereed journal articles and book chapters. He has published in Public Administration Review, Administration & Society, Public Organization Review, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Public Administration Quarterly, International Journal of Public Administration, and Public Budgeting and Finance. He is also the Founding Editor in Chief of Public Organization Review: a Global Journal, and the new Editor-in-Chief of Public Organization Review, International Journal of Public Administration.  Farazmand is a leading, globally recognized international scholar, and a global consultant on public administration and governance reforms, administrative ethics, organizational change and public management, organization design and performance, crisis and emergency management, public sector quality and productivity management, leadership, and globalization and global studies.  His original groundbreaking contributions to knowledge are recognized in various areas of social science: bureaucratic politics and administrative theory, chaos and transformation theories, institutional theory, crisis and emergency management, surprise management theory, organizational elite theory, sound governance, and globalization.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance
Editors
  • Ali Farazmand
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eReference ISBN
978-3-319-20928-9
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-319-20929-6
Print ISBN
978-3-319-20927-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
6500
Number of Illustrations and Tables
500 b/w illustrations
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