Handbook of State Government Administration

Handbook of State Government Administration

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Devised to meet the ongoing challenge of identifying the skills and knowledge necessary for expanding the governing capacity of state and local authorities, this book discusses the fiscal consequences of qget toughq approaches to crime and presents more effective and less expensive policy options. Surveying the range of administrative and management practices employed by state governments, the editor and contributors explore the results of the governmental reform tradition, the impact of federalism and intergovernmental relations, and the effects of political culture on state government by focusing on economic development, welfare, corrections, and environmental programs and policies.For example, tests developed for Wildlife Conservation Officers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania combine questions addressing law ... In addition to developing paper-and-pencil examinations, the central personnel agency may be called on to assist in developing ... Civil service lists of a€œEligibles for Appointmenta€ must be continually updated. ... eligible for consideration through interviews by adopting a a€œrule of 5a€ (e.g., Alaska, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, South Carolina); a a€œruleanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of State Government Administration
Author:John J. Gargan
Publisher:CRC Press - 1999-11-12


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