Session 1. Introduction and Organizational Meeting
- Sandel, Michael J. 2012. "What Isn't for Sale?" The Atlantic Magazine, April 2012. Available at https://www.theatlantic.com/
Session 2. Big Questions of Public Management
- Behn, R. 1995. "The Big Questions of Public Management" Public Administration Review 55(4): 313-324. http://www.jstor.org/stable/977122.***
- Mintzberg, Henry. 1996. "Managing Government, Governing Management." Harvard Business Review, May-June Issue, Available at http://hbr.org/1996/05/managing-government-governing-management.
This course is designed to explore significant developments and themes in the field of public management. This course serves the needs of those who wish to learn how public, private, and non-profit sectors as well as general citizens work together in producing 'public goods.'
The objective of this course is for students to gain an overview of both issues and practices related to public management while acquiring skills for working in small groups. Detailed course objectives are:
- Provide students with a clear understanding of the characteristics of public management
- Enhance student’s understanding of core competences required to comprehend public organizations’ environment and strategically manage their stakeholders and their operations.
- Increase students’ awareness and expertise of managerial strategies, tools and practices they may enact to reach public organization’s objectives and to improve their performances.
- Enable students to develop their skills and techniques needed to be successful public managers.
- Provide students with comparative methods & the examples of best practices.