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Budgeting for Public Managers [Paperback]

John W. Swain , B. J. Reed
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February 9, 2010 0765620502 978-0765620507
Benefiting from the authors' many years of teaching undergraduate and graduate students and practitioners, here is a clear, comprehensive, practice-oriented text for public budgeting courses. Rather than presenting each budgeting concern in mind-numbing detail, the book offers a commonsensical view of public budgeting and its importance to current and future public managers..The text is designed to show readers how managers relate to budgeting and how their actions make a difference in the operation and performance of public organizations. The book covers the historical development of public budgeting, sources of public revenues, revenue management, budgeting processes and formats, operating techniques, politics within public budgeting, and more..Budgeting for Public Managers is concise, clearly written, well illustrated, and grounded in the real-world concerns of public managers. Each chapter concludes with a helpful list of additional reading and resources for readers who want to dig deeper into budgeting practice and application.

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  • Paperback: 229 pages
  • Publisher: M.E.Sharpe (February 9, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765620502
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765620507
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #483,051 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars great purchase! February 27, 2014
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The book was in excellent condition, very affordable and it came on time.I only returned it b.c the class got canceled and I no longer needed it.
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