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Governing by Network


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" Goldsmith and Eggers offer a penetrating and insightful treatment of how to make the new collaborative and networked approach to government actually work. We are in the process of rewriting the rules of public management, and this book is a major contribution."
-- Michael E. Porter, Harvard Business School "***Special cloth price for federal government employees: $20. Purchasher must be identified as a government employee, and the mailing address must be a federal agency. Call customer service at 1-800-275-1447 or (202) 797-6258 to take advantage of this offer.***"

Portrait

Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of Government and director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Massachusetts. He is also chair of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and he served two terms as mayor of Indianapolis. William D. Eggers is the executive director of Deloitte's Public Leadership Institute, the global director at Deloitte Research, Public Sector, and a contributing writer to Public CIO magazine. A nationally recognized expert on government reform, he is coauthor of Revolution at the Roots: Making Our Government Smaller, Better, and Closer to Home (Free Press, 1995).

Pressestimmen

"The professional quality of Goldsmith's and Eggers' work is easily measured by the knowledgeable integration of the leading literature into their analysis and their refreshing humility in crediting superior authorities for vital knowledge and insights." --Chester A. Newland, Public Administration Review "...practical guide, based on real-life examples from dozens of pioneering government agencies... accessible and well-researched book... But it is the second half of the book, which focuses on the tools and insights needed to create and manage successful networks, that is must-read material for reform-minded Democrates." --Marc Porter Magee, Director of the Center for Civic Enterprise, Progressive Policy Institute, Blueprint Magazine, 12/13/2004 "Governing by Network is largely a how-to handbook for those considering networking within and outside government organizations." --James McNiven, Dalhousie University, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences "The definitive book on managing government in the networked age." --Anthony A. Williams, Mayor of Washington, D.C. "Goldsmith and Eggers offer a penetrating and insightful treatment of how to make the new collaborative and networked approach to government actually work. We are in the process of rewriting the rules of public management, and this book is a major contribution." --Michael E. Porter, Harvard Business School "I would...recommend a readthrough for managers embarking or planning networks. The book is a good read and formatted for picking up good pointers." --Kenneth D. Mitchell, The Public Manager "Governing by Network is especially recommended for political leaders, political science teachers, political science students, and school library collections for its invaluable contribution to observing dramatic shifts in leadership and day-to-day practice requirements." --Able Greenspan, Reviewer's Bookwatch, 3/1/2005 "The reader will find that there are two books included within this well-written and well-organized volume: The first is a superb handbook about how to manage in a complex environment confronting today's public managers; the second is a collection of the usual critiques of contemporary government administration...Goldsmith and Eggers's Governing by Network makes an important contribution to the literature of public management and helps build the base of knowledge available to network managers. It provides guidance on how to form networks, how to select network partners, and how to operate networks productively." --Steven Cohen, Director of MPA Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management "Using examples from both inside and outside the United States, the authors help the reader understand the attributes of successful and unsuccessful networks and provide lessons learned for government managers who are facing or will soon face the realities of governing by network...The recommendations in this book provide timely and useful advice on how to manage this emerging paradigm of government management." --Najla Mamou, GFOA's Research and Consulting Centre, Government Finance Review
EAN: 9780815731290
ISBN: 0815731299
Untertitel: The New Shape of the Public Sector. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Brookings Institution
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2004
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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