Democracy and the Public Service Public Administration & Democracy

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Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do And Why They Do It Basic Books Classics

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The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't

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The Foundation of Merit: Public Service in American Democracy Interpreting American Politics

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Public Personnel Management: Current Concerns, Future Problems 5th Edition

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The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and Reform Public Management and Change

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The Promise of Representative Bureaucracy: Diversity and Responsiveness in a Government Agency Bureaucracies, Public Administration and Public Policy

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The Future of Governing Studies in Government & Public Policy

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Public Human Resource Management: Problems and Prospects

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CQ Press #ad - Coggburn brings together exemplary contributors who provide concise essays on major contemporary public human resources management issues. Organized into four parts – setting, techniques, issues and prospects – and covering the major process, function and policy issues in the field, the text offers valuable wisdom to students and practitioners alike.

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Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How it Can Succeed Again

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Authoring a PhD Thesis: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Dissertation

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