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Managing Public and Non-Profit Organizations

PLS 500

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Nonprofit organizations
Non-governmental organizations

Public administration
Administrative agencies
Local government
Civil service
Public officers

Management
Communication in management
Communication in public administration
Crisis management in government
Conflict management
Delegation of authority
Government accountability
Government productivity
Interagency coordination
Intergovernmental cooperation
Job enrichment
Management by objectives
Office practice in government
Organizational behavior
Organizational change
Organizational effectiveness
Organizational sociology
Personnel management
Planning
Project management
Total quality management in government