Evidence-Based Public Management: Practices, Issues, And Prospects, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765629259
  • ISBN-13: 9780765629258
  • DDC: 352.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 297 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Designed to present an overview of EBMgt, identify effective ways of applying evidence in public management, guide public managers in applying evidence, and guide public management researchers in more effectively translating their research into practice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Background on Evidence-Based Public Management.
2: The Emerging Field of Evidence-Based Public Management.
3: Four Controversies in Evidence-Based Public Management.
4: Evidence-Based Management and the Scholar/Practitioner Rift in the Private and Public Sectors.
5: Believing Is Seeing: The Impact of Beliefs on Evidence-Based Management Practices.
6: Analytic Reasoning for Evidence-Based Public Management: Adapting Education to Practice Realities.
7: Toward Evidence-Based Public Management of Virtual E-Learning Teams: A Systematic Review Application.
8: Evidence-Based Public Management and ICT: A Broad Survey of the Literature.
9: Evidence-Based Public Management.
10: Evidence in Public Management: A Comparative Perspective.
11: Organizing for Continuous Improvement: Evidence-Based Management at the VA.
12: Evidence-Informed Public Management and Evidence Development at the Government Accountability Office.
13: Applications and Research.
14: Managerial Capacity and Performance: An Evidence-Based Analysis.
15: State Agency Attention to Scientific Sources of Information to Guide Program Operations.
16: Leadership Development in the UK National Health Service: An Evidence-Based Critique.
17: Evidence-Based Management of Social Services: Providing the “Right” Services for Complex Needs.
18: Future Directions.
19: Governing with Foresight: Institutional Changes to Enhance Fact-Based Presidential Decision Making.
20: Driving Improvement in Federal Policy Outcomes: Lessons for a New President.
21: Knowledge Management and Evidence.
About the Editors and Contributors.