Managing for the Environment: Understanding the Legal, Organizational, and Policy Challenges

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Dezember 1998



This text explains how public managers can effectively address environmental issues from a managerial point of view. The authors examine environmental concerns from the perspective of the non-specialist managers who must deal with these issues.


UNDERSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES; Environmental Management: Policy Issues, Trends, and Trade-Offs; What Every Manager Should Know About Environmental Law; Seven Legal Trends That Every Manager Should Know; WORKING WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO PRODUCE ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES; Designing Total Quality Environmental Management; Working with the Media; Working with Communities; Communicating Risk; Resolving Environmental Disputes; DELIVERING ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS; Building Strategic Environmental Information Systems; Managing Scientific and Technical Personnel; Managing Contracts and Grants; Adapting to Environmental Challenges: A Policymaker's Tool Kit; LESSONS; Principles, Practices, and Priorities for a New Century.


ROSEMARY O'LEARY is a noted consultant and professor of public administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. ROBERT F. DURANT is professor of public administration and public policy in the Department of Political Science and the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. DANIEL J. FIORINO has written extensively on various environmental issues and strategies. He has over twenty years of experience in national environmental policy making. PAUL S. WEILAND, who is a J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, has a Ph.D. in public policy from Indiana University.


"This book is for everyone faced with an environmental challenge--public officials, not-for-profit organizations, and businesses--all will benefit greatly from the insights and advice of the authors." (William D. Ruckelshaus, former administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and chairman, Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc.)"This book breaks new ground and is at the cutting edge of research on environmental management. Students of policy and management will find the book easy to read and useful in their courses and their work." (Sheldon Kamieniecki, professor and chair, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California)"At last! A book that provides a comprehensive, accessible explanation of environmental law for public and private managers who must grapple with the law's enormous complexities. It should be required reading." (Richard J. Lazarus, professor, Georgetown University Law Center)"The presentation of the basics of environmental science coupled with a discussion of the challenges that regulators see in their day-to-day activity make this textbook a real learning experience for students as they prepare themselves for the job market." (Michael O'Connor, former commissioner, Indiana Department of Environmental Management)
EAN: 9780787910044
ISBN: 078791004X
Untertitel: 'Jossey-Bass Nonprofit & Public'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1998
Seitenanzahl: 464 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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