Public Management Information Systems

Public Management Information Systems

Bruce Rocheleau (Northern Illinois University, USA)
Release Date: December, 2005|Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 382
ISBN13: 9781591408079|ISBN10: 1591408075|EISBN13: 9781591408093|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-807-9


Public Management Information Systems provides public administrators with a map of the key actors and processes they need to be aware of if they are to be successful in making IT decisions in the public sector. This is the first single-authored book to focus on the key processes faced by managers in governmental organizations, including planning, purchasing, training and learning, politics, accountability, ethics, best practices, and evaluation.

Public Management Information Systems features practical examples drawn from governmental organizations, combined with a comprehensive synthesis of research from both public and private sectors. This book also identifies key concepts and offers review questions and practical exercises to give public administration learners direction in furthering their knowledge in this key area of management.

Reviews and Testimonials

This is the first single-authored book to focus on the key processes faced by managers in governmental organizations.

– APADE (2007)

This book draws from a wide range of enterprise architecture studies that provide both qualitative and quantitative evidence.

– Public Administration Review (September/October 2008)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bruce Rocheleau is a professor of political science in the Department of Public Administration at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. In the area of information management in the public sector, he is currently pursuing empirical research concerning the use of computers and related information technologies in the public sector. His research includes the study of information management, geographic information systems, impacts of networks, and organizational problems involved in sharing information and resources. In the area of policy analysis and evaluation, his research includes the study of welfare, mental health, and aging policies. His research has included studies of the implementation and impact of programs in these areas. He is the author of numerous publications about governmental information management. He recently published the book Public Management Information Systems (Idea Group Inc., 2006) and edited the book Case Studies in Digital Government (IGI Global, 2007).