A once-in-a-generation event held every twenty years, the Minnowbrook conference brings together the top scholars in public administration and public management to reflect on the state of the field and its future. This unique volume brings together a group of distinguished authors-both seasoned and new-for a rare critical examination of the field of public administration yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
The book begins by examining the ideas of previous Minnowbrook conferences, such as relevance and change, which are reflective of the 1960s and 1980s. It then moves beyond old Minnowbrook concepts to focus on public administration challenges of the future: globalism, twenty-first century collaborative governance, the role of information technology in governance, deliberative democracy and public participation, the organization of the future, and teaching the next generation of leaders. The book ends by coming full circle to examine the current challenge of remaining relevant. There is no other book like this-nor is there ever likely to be another-in print. Simply put, the ideas, concepts, and spirit of Minnowbrook are one-of-a-kind. This book captures the soul of public administration past, present, and future, and is a must-read for anyone serious about the theory and practice of public administration.
The Future of Public Administration Around the World: The Minnowbrook Perspective deserves tremendous credit for raising (or perhaps refocusing our attention on) these important big questions for the field. International Public Management Journal
Preface Introduction: The Legacy of MinnowbrookSoonhee Kim, Rosemary O'Leary, David Van Slyke, H. George Frederickson, and W. Henry Lambright Part I. Studying and Managing Public Organizations of the Future From Performance Management to Democratic Performance GovernanceDonald P. Moynihan An Argument for Fully Incorporating Nonmission-Based Values into Public AdministrationSuzanne J. Piotrowski Are We There Yet? From Taylor's Triangle to Follett's Web; From Knowledge Work to Emotion WorkMary E. Guy, Meredith A. Newman, and Sharon H. Mastracci The Raised Fist and the Magic Negro: Public Administration and the Black Public AdministratorDomonic Bearfield Social Equity in Public Administration: The Need for FireSusan T. Gooden ... And the Pendulum Swings: A Call for Evidence-Based Public OrganizationsKimberley R. Isett Public Administration: The Central Discipline in Homeland SecurityDale Jones and Austen Givens Part II. Globalization The Study of Comparative Public Administration: Future Trajectories and ProspectsBidhya Bowornwathana Reinventing Public Administration for the Twenty-First Century: Toward a More Global and Generic ParadigmYilin Hou A Personal Memo from a Woman Teaching Public Administration in AsiaOra-Orn Poocharoen Part III. Collaboration Collaborative Leadership and Local GovernanceSoonhee Kim The "New Emergency Management": Applying the Lessons of Collaborative Governance to Twenty-First-Century Emergency PlanningMichael McGuire, Jeffrey L. Brudney, and Beth Gazley Collaborative Governance and Cross-Boundary Information Sharing: Envisioning a Networked and IT-Enabled Public AdministrationTheresa A. Pardo, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, and Luis F. Luna-Reyes Collaborative Governance and Climate Change: Opportunities for Public AdministrationKirk Emerson and Peter Murchie Part IV. Deliberative Democracy and Public Participation Why Public Administration Should Take Deliberative Democracy SeriouslyTina Nabatchi When Should the Public be Involved in Public Management? Design Principles with Case ApplicationsJohn Clayton Thomas The Use of Social Media to Dissolve Knowledge Silos in GovernmentInes Mergel Part V. Teaching the Next Generation of Leaders Rebranding Public Administration for a Postsector AgeScott E. Robinson Can the Study and Practice of Public Service Ethics Be Recovered in a New Governance Era?Guy B. Adams and Danny L. Balfour The Status of The Law in Contemporary Public Administrative Literature, Education, and PracticeDavid H. Rosenbloom and Katherine C. Naff Adding Value in a World of Diffuse Power: Reintroducing Public Management and Public Financial ManagementJustin Marlowe and Daniel L. Smith Teaching Democracy in Public Administration: Trends and Future ProspectsMatt Leighninger Part VI. Remaining Relevant Making Public Administration Scholarship MatterDavid M. Van Slyke The Challenge of Remaining RelevantKristina Lambright Has Public Administration "Repositioned" Itself?: Advances and Inertias in Transitioning to the Collaborative Governance ParadigmKelly LeRoux Public Administration and Management Research: Evidence of Isolation and Unrealized OpportunityBradley E. Wright Improving Collaboration Research by Emphasizing the Role of the Public ManagerBeth Gazley Conclusion: Challenges and Opportunities, Crosscutting Themes, and Thoughts on the Future of Public AdministrationDavid M. Van Slyke, Rosemary O'Leary and Soonhee Kim List of Contributors Index
Series: Public Management and Change series
For Ages: 22+ years old
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 14th January 2011
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.59