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Nemec, Juraj; Burak, Emil – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
The goal of this paper is to provide a comparative account of tax administration training systems in V4 countries. We also compare their structure to basic training principles, such as those set out by the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations. Because of limited data availability we concentrated on basic characteristics, not on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Taxes, Public Administration, Job Training
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Jäkel, Tim; Borshchevskiy, George Alexander – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
This article investigates who wants, or does not want to work in Russian public administration, and why. A majority of Russians believe that public servants are concerned with improving their personal well-being rather than serving the public interest. Understanding working sector choices is thus the first step to attract talent into the civil…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Employees, Motivation, Career Choice
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van Jaarsveldt, Lisa C.; de Vries, Michiel S.; Kroukamp, Hendri J. – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
The decolonialisation of the higher education curriculum and free higher education were two of the burning issues during student protests that erupted across universities in South Africa at the end of 2015. Although the president announced free higher education in December 2017, the country can scarcely afford it, with many universities already…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Foreign Policy, Social Action
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Glennon, Russ; Hodgkinson, Ian; Knowles, Joanne – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
In the context of public value, it is argued that there is a need to adopt the learning organisation philosophy to manage public service organisations better. For collaborative work with public sector managers or in management education, a fictitious scenario is presented to develop the concept of the learning organisation as paradox. Faced with…
Descriptors: Management Development, Public Administration, Organizational Change, Public Service
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Ochrana, František; Placek, Michal; Krápek, Michal – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
The article analyses ministerial staff of the Czech Republic 25 years after the Velvet Revolution. It characterizes ministerial employees during the period of the communist regime in former Czechoslovakia (1948-1989) and following the anti-communist coup. In order to analyse the present-day situation, it uses our own survey of the staff working at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Employees, Conflict, Social Systems
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Thom, Michael – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
This article presents an integrated approach to teaching a graduate-level public financial management course. It stresses the importance of fundamental budgeting proficiencies (e.g., cost allocation; forecasting; operating within constraints; and using Microsoft Excel) and additional skills that tend to receive less attention in financial…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Money Management, Integrated Activities, Graduate Study
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Knox, Colin – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
This article is a contribution to a special issue of "Teaching Public Administration," which offers teachers with many years' experience the opportunity to reflect on changes over time. The context for this paper is teaching public administration in Northern Ireland, a region of the UK that has a sizeable public sector but a distinctive…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Foreign Countries, Universities, Conflict
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Slagle, Derek R; Williams, Adam – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
The scope of the article is reinterpretation of the question posed by Rodgers and Rodgers, namely, are Public Administration scholarship produced by "disciplined purists" -- Public Administration scholars producing Public Administration research -- or "undisciplined mongrels"? The methodology diverges from previous analysis…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Scholarship, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Dissertations
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Abutabenjeh, Sawsan; Jaradat, Raed – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Research design is a critical topic that is central to research studies in science, social science, and many other disciplines. After identifying the research topic and formulating questions, selecting the appropriate design is perhaps the most important decision a researcher makes. Currently, there is a plethora of literature presenting multiple…
Descriptors: Research Design, Research Methodology, Comparative Analysis, Public Administration
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Connolly, John; Gifford, Anne; Kanol, Direnç; Yilmaz, Omur – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
This article addresses the role and opportunities for public administration and public affairs education in North Cyprus. The context of the research is situated within a transnational education partnership between the University of the West of Scotland and the Management Centre of the Mediterranean (Nicosia, North Cyprus). The dominant narrative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration Education, Public Affairs Education, Global Approach
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Stout, Margaret – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
The international accrediting organization for public service pedagogy, the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, has established and adopted "universal competencies" that Master of Public Administration degree programs are expected to develop to establish a "global standard in public service…
Descriptors: Public Service, Public Administration, Accreditation (Institutions), Socialization
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Neely, Stephen R.; Coggburn, Jerrell D.; Phelps-Hillen, Johanna – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Following recent calls for greater synergies between public administration's (PA)'s academic and practitioner communities, this paper examines the prevalence and use of engaged teaching and faculty practices in Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)-affiliated schools. Results are reported from a survey of PA…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Public Policy, Service Learning, Educational Practices
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Manoharan, Aroon P.; Mirbel, Wendel; Carrizales, Tony J. – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Within the past two decades, globalization has led to increased literature on comparative public administration (CPA) research, and it has enhanced analyses of administrative systems in various societies. Our paper examines CPA education among Master of Public Administration and Master of Public Policy programs in the United States. The findings…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Public Administration, Global Approach, Comparative Education
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Capobianco, Stephen; Chen, Ximeng; Líppez-De Castro, Sebastián; Rubaii, Nadia – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
In the 21st century Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs need to meet the challenge of preparing public affairs professionals for an increasingly global and interdependent world in which complex social problems often span national boundaries and cultural differences. In that context, various internationalization strategies can be helpful…
Descriptors: Intercultural Programs, Public Administration Education, Masters Programs, Public Affairs Education
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van der Meer, Frans-Bauke; Marks, Peter – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
The pace of societal change and the development of societal challenges have speeded up considerably during the last couple of decades, with substantial impact on different levels, i.e. ranging from global to local, or from business to government. When focusing on the public domain, these changes and challenges have had a major impact on public…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Masters Programs, Midlife Transitions, Career Change
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