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Productivity in Public and Non Profit Organizations

Productivity in Public and Non Profit Organizations
Strategies and Techniques

March 1998 | 312 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book provides an overview and assessment of state-of-the-art strategies for performance and productivity in public and non-profit organizations. It is research-based and draws on real cases. Topics include: rationales for productivity and performance improvement; evolution of productivity improvement; strategies for implementing improvement; analytical tools; strategic planning; organizational information technologies; TQM; benchmarking; partnering; re-engineering; project management strategies; and people-based productivity improvement strategies.
The Productivity Challenge
Problem Diagnosis
Measuring Productivity
Achieving Success
Strategic Planning
Partnering and Alignment
The Quality Paradigm
Improving Efficiency
Managing Information Technology Systems
Productivity through People
The Future of Productivity Improvement

Used by all faculty teaching this class at FDU. This is a good, solid base text for teaching productivity topics. It only briefly touches on performance.

Mr Carl Place
Economics Finance Int Bus Dept, Fairleigh Dickinson University
January 23, 2013

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Evan M. Berman

Evan M. Berman is Professor of Public Management and Director of Internationalization at Victoria University of Wellington, School of Government. Prior, he was the Huey McElveen Distinguished Professor at Louisiana State University. His areas of expertise are human resource management, public performance, local government, and public governance in Asia. He is past Chair of the American Society for Public Administration’s Section of Personnel and Labor Relations. He has over 125 publications and 12 books, including People Skills At Work (CRC Press, 2011), Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Third Edition (CQ Press,... More About Author

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