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Meeting the Challenge of 9/11: Blueprints for More Effective Government : Blueprints for More Effective Government - Thomas H. Stanton

Meeting the Challenge of 9/11: Blueprints for More Effective Government

Blueprints for More Effective Government

Paperback Published: 30th August 2006
ISBN: 9780765617590
Number Of Pages: 368

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9/11 revealed serious public sector shortcomings in such areas as border security and immigration control, cybersecurity, and first responses to hostile acts. This book focuses on how to make government more effective, especially in our post-9/11 era of heightened concern for national and homeland security. "Meeting the Challenge of 9/11" is a top-to-bottom guidebook for improving government organization and performance. While it specifically addresses the key issues of homeland security (biodefense, border security, immigration control, and infrastructure protection), it has a broader agenda - the renewal of an effective, well-managed government. The chapter authors have extensive senior-level experience in managing government organizations or in analyzing government organization and management. Most are Fellows of the National Academy of Public Administration and active participants in NAPA's Standing Panel on Executive Organization and Management.

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Meeting the Challenge of September 11
Public Administration since September 11
Moving toward More Capable Government: A Guide to Organizational Design
Developing the Domestic Security State
Organizing for More Effective Government
Creating the Department of Homeland Security: An Old Approach to a New Problem
An Undersecretary for Management: Its Potential in the Department of Homeland Security
The Need for an Office of Federal Management: Now More than Ever
Managing for More Effective Government
Observations on Organization and Management
Managing Change that Makes a Difference
Developments in the Federal Performance Management Movement: Balancing Conflicting Values in GPRA and PART
Addressing Critical Issues
The Many Cultures of Government
Contracting—An American Way of Governance: Post-9/11 Constitutional Choices
Improving the Military Personnel System
Will Homeland Security Improve Intergovernmental Management?
Improving Federal Relations with States, Localities, and Private Organizations on Matters of Homeland Security: The Stakeholder Council Model
About the Editor and Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780765617590
ISBN-10: 0765617595
Series: Transformational Trends in Goverance and Democracy
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 30th August 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.29 x 14.53  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52