Case Studies in Public Budgeting and Financial Management, Revised and Expanded
W. Bartley Hildreth
CRC Press, Mar 11, 2003 - Political Science - 836 pages
A resource for administrators seeking innovative ideas and supporting precedents in formulating policy, this book also provides a useful textbook for public administration and policy students. It employs a wealth of case studies in budgeting and financial management to demonstrate strategies in system implementation, policy formulation, government accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. With contributions from leading experts, it clarifies procedures to solve cutback and downsizing dilemmas using theoretical models, and provides pragmatic approaches to managing financial activities under budgetary strain. It also covers the evolution of a debt management policy.
Confidence Competence and Clientele Norm Maintenance in Budget Preparation
The Political Economy of Outsourcing
Issues in Budget Execution
Do Program Budgets and Performance Indicators Influence Budget Allocations? An Assessment of Mississippi Budgeting
Performance Budgeting in Florida To Muddle or Not to Muddle That is the Question
Changes for Governmental Financial Reporting
Financial Analysis of the City of Mesquite Falls Texas Using Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports
Governmental Audit Recommendation Followup Systems Implementing Recommendations Effectively
Benchmarking and Cost Accounting The North Carolina Approach
Comparative Analysis of Key Governmental Financial Indicators
Financial Performance Monitoring and CustomerOriented Government A Case Study
Determining the Full Cost of Residential Solid Waste Services
Reengineering Financial Management Pittsburghs Unisource 2000 Project
Implementing and Managing ZeroBase Budgeting
TargetBased Budgeting in Lincoln County
Strategic Planning and Budgeting in the New Texas Putting Service Efforts and Accomplishments to Work
Transition to OutcomeBased Budgeting The Case of Missouris Department of Revenue and Milwaukee Wisconsin
Forecasting the General Fund Budget of a Local Government The City of Pleasantville
Parties Professionalism and Changing Budget Battles in New York 19501997
Capital Budgeting Practices in Local Governments A Comparative Study of Two States
Procedures for Programming and Financing Capital Improvements
Can the Riverside Community Afford a Massive DebtFinanced Capital Improvements Program?
Budget Analysis A Study in the Budgetary Practices of a Small Community
Budgeting for Unincorporated Area Services
The Collapse of Federal Fiscal Home Rule in the District of Columbia An Analysis of Municipal Financial Conditions
CityCounty Consolidation The Case of the Illusive Cost Savings
Innovations in Public Budgeting Applying Organizational Development Processes to Downsizing
Cutback Management in Georgia State Agency Responses to Fiscal Year 1992 Budget Reductions
The Struggle for Better Budgets The Curious Case of the Legislative Conference System in New York State
Cash Basis Financial Reporting for Local Government A Comparison with GAAP
Learning from Experience Cash Management Practices of a Local Government
The Evolution of a Debt Management Policy and Program A Case Study of Kentucky
The Orange County Debacle Where Irresponsible Cash and Debt Management Practices Collide
The Gordian Knot of a Project Revenue Bond Default
Obtaining a Better Bond Rating A Case Study
Procurement Dilemmas Social Policies Versus Pure Competition The Case of Vendor Preferences
Risk Management A Case Study
The Politics of Pension Investment Returns
Promises and Pitfalls of Contracting for Public Services The LAWA Case
Enterprise Fund Operation in a West Texas City
Ethical Issues Facing Private NotforProfit Hospitals in the United States The Case of the Methodist Hospital System
Financial Management Under Budgetary Stress
The Richmond Unified School District Default COPs Bankruptcy Default State Intervention and Epilogue
Property Tax Abatement A Case Study of San Marcos Texas
Financing a Recycling Facility Through a PublicPrivate Partnership
The Chickens Come Home to Roost The Publicization of Private Infrastructure
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