What is Public Management?

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In your discussion, answer these questions. Please use citations from Chapters 1, 2, & 3 as necessary. Your total response to this assignment should be 4-5 paragraphs of quality writing.

1. What does public management mean to you?
2. How does your interpretation differ from the textbook interpretation?
3. Of the many scholars who have studied public administration and public management, which do you feel is the most influential to you and your view of management? Why?

Please incorporate the following connections to the course content in your discussion.

*Identify the nature of public management and how it compares to private and nonprofit management;
*Identify and analyze trends in the role of technology, planning, budgeting and human resource management;
*Identify and analyze the changing nature of public management in terms of modifications in traditional organization and practices and new relationships with the private and nonprofit sectors;
*Identify and analyze both critiques and defenses of public management and the impact of both on management practices.