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The 21st Century Public Manager

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 322
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The Public Management and Leadership Series

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Truly global in scope and ambition, the 21st Century Public Manager addresses key trends, challenges, and opportunities facing public managers across contexts and regimes. This accessible textbook aims to inspire public...

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Truly global in scope and ambition, the 21st Century Public Manager addresses key trends, challenges, and opportunities facing public managers across contexts and regimes. This accessible textbook aims to inspire public managers in rethinking their roles, skills, and values as they enter a VUCA world—one characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. It is written for aspiring and current public managers in graduate schools and executive education programs.    

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  • Truly international in scope with many examples of issues and practices from different contexts and types of organizations from around the world.
  • Essential reading for all current and would be human resource management specialists in public organizations.
  • But the strategic approach taken also makes this an ideal text on human resource issues for non HRM specialists.

1. Introduction
2. 'Traditional' versus 'New
3. Trends and Drivers
4. Demands, Dilemmas, Opportunities
5. Managing Stakeholder Multiplicity
6. Managing Authority Turbulence
7. Managing the New Work (Force)
8. Managing Innovation Forces
9. Managing Ethical Complexities
10. Managing Long versus Short Time Horizons
11. Managing Cross-Sectoral Collaboration
12. The 21st Century Public Manager.

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Zeger van der Wal is Assistant Dean (Research) and Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. In 2014, he was awarded the prestigious Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Fellowship as well as the school's Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. He was previously Assistant Professor at VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Zeger van der Wal is Assistant Dean (Research) and Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. In 2014, he was awarded the prestigious Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Fellowship as well as the school's Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. He was previously Assistant Professor at VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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