Introduction

​This work serves as a comprehensive collection of global scholarship regarding the vast fields of public administration and public policy. Written and edited by leading international scholars and practitioners, this exhaustive resource covers all areas of the twin fields of study. In keeping with the multidisciplinary spirit of these fields, the entries make use of various theoretical, empirical, analytical, practical, and methodological bases of knowledge. The encyclopedia provides a snapshot of the most current research in public administration and public policy, covering such important areas as: 1.       organization theory, behavior, change and development 2.       administrative theory and practice 3.       bureaucracy 4.       public budgeting and financial management 5.       public finance and public management 6.       public personnel and labor-management relations 7.       crisis and emergency management 8.       institutional theory and public administration 9.       law and regulations 10.   ethics and accountability   Relevant to professionals, experts, scholars, general readers, and students worldwide, this work will serve as the most viable global reference source for those looking for an introduction to the field.​

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Farazmand
    • 1
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-31816-5
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Number Of Entries 1254
Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking
Law