Public Management Information Systems provides public administrators with a map of the key actors and processes they need to be aware of if they are to be successful in making IT decisions in the public sector. This is the first single-authored book to focus on the key processes faced by managers in governmental organizations, including planning, purchasing, training and learning, politics, accountability, ethics, best practices, and evaluation. Public Management Information Systems features practical examples drawn from governmental organizations, combined with a comprehensive synthesis of research from both public and private sectors. This book also identifies key concepts and offers review questions and practical exercises to give public administration learners direction in furthering their kwledge in this key area of management.
Bruce Rocheleau received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. He has published numerous articles and chapters concerning information management and government. His focus has been on organizational and political issues related to government and information technology. He also has had extensive practitioner experience. He worked for the Federal government in the Department of Health and Human Services and has consulted with state and local governments. He runs a listserv for IT practitioners in Illinois.