Book News: July 21st, 2003

By Hal G. RaineyIn the third edition of his award-winning book, Hal G. Rainey provides a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of research on public organizations and management. Drawing on a review of the most current research about government organizations and managers-and about effective and ineffective practices in government – this important resource offers specific suggestions for managing these challenges in today’s public organizations. Using illustrative, real-life vignettes and examples, the book provides expert analysis of organizational design, goals, power, effectiveness, leadership, motivation and work attitudes and decision making.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 0-7879-6561-8. 55 US dollars.