Budgeting: Politics and Power

Oxford University Press - A skillful balance of application and theory, Second Edition, Budgeting: Politics and Power, is a comprehensive yet highly accessible introduction to the politics of budgeting. Drawing on a wide range of academic disciplines, the book also incorporates numerous pedagogical features, including case studies, discussion and review questions; many charts, tables, photos, in-class exercises, and cartoons; a glossary of budgeting terms; and an appendix of key federal budgeting points.

. A companion Website at www. Oup. Com/us/lewis offers links to videos, other online resources, chronologies, and more. Unlike other texts on the subject--which typically focus only on budgeting issues at the federal level--this book emphasizes budgeting at the state and local levels in order to translate budgetary politics in a way that is more relevant to the vast majority of students.

Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations: Using Money to Drive Mission Success

CQ Press - Well-managed budgets and investments can spur long-term growth and achievement, while financial mismanagement can damage or destroy an organization. Lynne A. Used book in Good Condition. Chen, and ed sermier―in their exciting new text geared wholly to nonprofits―provide the financial tools nonprofit managers need to thrive in pursuit of mission success.

Weikart, Greg G. In the nonprofit sector, money drives mission. Grounded in real-world cases and offering plenty of opportunity for application and practice, Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations helps readers develop a stable fiscal foundation and sound financial strategies for their organizations to prosper in times of economic expansion and contraction.

Budgeting and Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations: Using Money to Drive Mission Success - Given the wide array of nonprofit managers′ backgrounds and a common fear of "the financials, " the authors explain financial concepts without leaning unnecessarily on intimidating jargon. The result is a practical, accessible resource the prepares the next generation of nonprofit managers in financial planning and analysis as well as conventional and entrepreneurial financial management.

Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making Third Edition

W. W. Norton & Company - Used book in Good Condition. By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, Policy Paradox shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of “rationality. Author deborah stone has fully revised and updated this popular text, which now includes many paradoxes that have arisen since September 11.

The most accessible policy text available. Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas. Examples throughout the book have been updated, and the prose has been streamlined to make a great read even better.

A Budgeting Guide for Local Government

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City on the Line

RL - It is the story of a hard luck city fighting through the Great Recession, and a groundbreaking effort to link strategy, a budget director trying to lead disruptive change, budget and data to get better results for residents. Used book in Good Condition. City on the Line is about a revolution in public budgeting.

The Politics of Public Budgeting; Getting and Spending, Borrowing and Balancing 8ed

CQ Press - Public budgeting is inherently political. Rubin lays out the actors involved–interest groups, and the public–and shines a light on how these groups, public officials, legislators, who each have their own goals, are able to bargain and barter their way to a resolution. The new eighth edition examines the budgeting process over time and sets issues like the federal deficit and health care expenditures in political and comparative context.

By carefully analyzing each strand of the decision-making process, Rubin shows the extraordinary cooperation involved in passing a budget and achieving accountability. In the politics of Public Budgeting, author Irene S. As in previous editions, the book also draws on examples from all levels of government and emphasizes the relationships among them.

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Program Planning and Evaluation for the Public Manager

Waveland Pr Inc - National accrediting bodies have implemented systems of rigorous peer review to ensure the quality of program processes and outcomes. Health care, law enforcement, social services, education, and other fields have established their own standards against which program operations are assessed. In addition, comprehensive discussions explain how process intervention is utilized to achieve program adaptations and strategic change.

In an era of rapidly shrinking resources, efficient utilization of public resources is of paramount importance. Titles of related interest from waveland press: johnson, Public Administration: Partnerships in Public Service, Fifth Edition ISBN 9781478610908; Stojkovic et al. Fifth edition isbn 9781577666394; and welch-comer, quantitative methods for public administration: Techniques and Applications, The Administration and Management of Criminal Justice Organizations: A Book of Readings, Third Edition ISBN 9781577664932.

Program Planning and Evaluation for the Public Manager - Not-for-sale instructor resource material available to college and university faculty only; contact publisher directly. In the 21st century, process how programs are organized and how work is conducted has become as important as outcomes in determining program effectiveness. Nongovernmental organizations must demonstrate success in achieving their stated goals in order to sustain or expand program funding.

Used book in Good Condition. Like its highly regarded predecessors, the latest edition features evaluation exercises designed to facilitate student development of indicators and measures when dealing with real-world programs. Responding to these dynamic challenges, the authors utilize concrete case studies to immerse students in the techniques of program evaluation.

Public Policy: An Evolutionary Approach

Wadsworth Publishing - Used book in Good Condition. After providing the reader with an analytic, historic and contextual framework for viewing public policy in the U. S. Program evaluation, implementation, policy formation, the authors offer a comprehensive look at the various elements of the governing process including agenda setting and problem definition, and policy change and termination.

Used book in Good Condition. The authors then look at three critical policy areas - environment, education, and welfare - to further illustrate how governing proceeds in the U. S. In doing that the authors pay particular attention to the range of theories that have been offered to explain how, why, and with what effects governments act.

Public Policy: An Evolutionary Approach - Public policy: an evolutionary approach, 3e, examines how the substance and process of public policy and our understanding of that have evolved in America. Throughout the text the authors draw extensively on actual policy examples including recent efforts to reform education and welfare and the war in Iraq.

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Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving Fifth Edition

CQ Press - Used book in Good Condition. In the fifth edition of a practical guide for policy analysis: the eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts.

This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies that are easily applicable for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, "out-of-the-box" solutions, suggestions for developing creative, and tips for working with clients.

Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving Fifth Edition - In this new edition, Bardach and Patashnik update many examples to reflect the shifting landscape of policy issues. Cq press. A new section with advice on how to undertake policy design in addition to making policy choices makes the book even more engaging. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives

CQ Press - Used book in Good Condition. In public policy: politics, and Alternatives, Analysis, students come to understand how and why policy analysis is used to assess policy alternatives. Both the exposition and data have been updated to reflect major policy controversies and developments through the end of 2016, including new priorities of the Donald Trump administration.

Used book in Good Condition. To encourage critical and creative thinking on issues ranging from the federal deficit to health care reform to climate change, authors Michael Kraft and Scott Furlong introduce and fully integrate an evaluative approach to policy. Used book in Good Condition. The sixth edition of public policy offers a fully revised, policy actors, concise review of institutions, and major theoretical models as well as a discussion of the nature of policy analysis and its practice.

The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management

Jossey-Bass - The go-to nonprofit handbook, processes, updated and expanded for today's leader The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management is the bestselling professional reference and leading text on the functions, and strategies that are integral to the effective leadership and management of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations.

The content of the handbook is supplemented and enriched by an extensive set of online supplements and tools, including reading lists, discussion guides, web references, PowerPoint slides, checklists, and sample exams. Used book in Good Condition. This practical, relevant guide is invaluable to the effective practice of nonprofit leadership and management, transparency, with expanded attention to accountability, and organizational effectiveness.

The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management - Now in its fourth edition, this handbook presents the most current research, theory, and practice in the field of nonprofit leadership and management. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Building on solid current scholarship, the handbook provides candid, retain, practical guidance from nationally-recognized leaders who share their insights on: The relationship between board performance and organizational effectiveness Managing internal and external stakeholder relationships Financial viability and sustainability and how to enhance both for the long term Strategies to successfully attract, and mobilize the very best of staff and volunteers The fourth edition of the handbook also includes content relevant to associations and membership organizations.

Running your nonprofit or nongovernmental organization effectively in today's complex and challenging environment demands more knowledge and skill than ever, deployed in a thoughtful and pragmatic way. Cq press.