"... a scholarly blend of theory and case with a concern to add to practical knowledge." Steve Guoppra, Kitts University, England, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 1/1/2001
"...a welcome contribution with its insights on overcoming institutional pluralism and obsolescence, illuminated by case studies. " A. F. Johnson, Bishop's University
"Drawing on extensive field research on front-line government operations, Bardach shines a spotlight on critical success factors for problem-centered public management practice. This valuable work is both practitioner-friendly and an advance in public management research methods. ," Michael Barzelay, London School of Economics and Political Science
About the Author
Eugene Bardach is professor of public policy in the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author o f The Eight-Step Path of Policy Analysis: A Handbook for Practice (Berkeley Academic Press), for which he received the 1998 Donald T. Campbell award of the Policy Studies Organization for creative contributions to the methodology of policy analysis.