Mapping CSPS Publications by Public Management Subject

Selected publications of the Canada School of Public Service organized by public management subject

This page organizes selected items from the Complete List of Learning Publications by the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS). Most of these are available in PDF format from Government of Canada Publications, and can be found by using its Advanced Search site or by a simple Google search of the title below.

and Skills

Policy Analysis and Process

Comparative Trends in Public Management: Smart Practices Toward Blending Policy and Administration, Colin Campbell, 2006

Management Model (A), John L. Manion, 1989

Management Techniques for the Public Sector: Pulpit and Practice, Christopher Pollitt, 1995

Rethinking Policy: Strengthening Policy Capacity, Various Authors, 1996

Rethinking Policy: Perspectives on Public Policy, John C. Tait, Mel Cappe, 1995

Strategic Planning in Government Administration: A Comparison Between Ottawa and Quebec, Mohamed Charih, Michel Paquin, 1993

The Policy Capacity of Government, B. Guy Peters, 1996

What is Public Management? An Autobiographical View, A.W. Johnson, 1993

Implementation and Delivery

Citizens First, Erin Research Inc., 1998

Citizen-Centred Service: Responding to the Needs of Canadians, Various Authors, 1999

From Policy to Performance: Implementing Service Quality Improvements in Public Sector Organizations, Tim Plumptre, Donald Hall, 1993

Good Practices in Citizen Centred Service, D. Marie Blythe, D. Brian Marson, 1999

Innovation in the Public Service, James Iain Gow, 1991

Innovations and Good Practices in Single-Window Service, Innovations and Good Practices in Single-Window Service, 1999

Managing Horizontal Government: The Politics of Coordination, B. Guy Peters, 1998

Managing Incoherence: The Coordination and Empowerment Conundrum, B. Guy Peters, Donald J. Savoie, 1995

Managing Strategic Change, Learning from Program Review, Peter Aucoin, Donald J.Savoie, 1995

Moving from the Heroic to the Everyday: Lessons Learned from Leading Horizontal Projects, James Lahey, 2001

Perspectives on Public Management – Strategic Leadership for Public Service Renewal, I.D. Clark, B. Dewar, L. Goulet, J. Davis, M. Keating, J. Côté-O’Hara, 1996

Perspectives on Public Management – Rethinking Government, Harry Rogers, David Dodge, Gilles Paquet, Judith Maxwell, 1994

Public Management: Emblem of Reform for the Canadian Public Service, J.E. Hodgetts, 1991

Public Managers and Policy Communities: Learning to Meet New Challenges, Evert A. Lindquist, 1991

Public Service Renewal: From Means to Ends, Ole Ingstrup, 1995

Reengineering in the Public Service: Promise or Peril? Ole Insgrup, 1995

Reinventing Osborne and Gaebler: Lessons from the Gore Commission, B. Guy Peters, Donald J. Savoie, 1993


Economic Analysis
Quantitative Methods
Analytic Methods

A Foundation for Developing Risk Management Learning Strategies in the Public Service, Ian Shugart, 2001

A Primer on Risk Management in the Public Service, Stephen Hill, 2001

Citizen/Client Surveys: Dispelling Myths and Redrawing Maps, Geoff Dinsdale and D. Brian Marson, 1999

Leadership Skills

Negotiation: Redefining Success, Joseph Stanford, 1994

Organizing for Deliberate Innovation: A Toolkit for Teams, Ruth Dantzer, 2002

Using Horizontal Tools to Work Across Boundaries: Lessons Learned and Signposts for Success, James Lahey, 2002

Communication Skills

How to Create Superior Briefings, Rod Quiney, 1991


and Context

Governance and Institutions

A Canadian Model of Public Administration, Iain Gow, 2004

A Critical Moment: Capturing and Conveying the Evolution of the Canadian Public Service, Evert Lindquist, 2006

The Essence of Public Service, Peter Hennessy, 1997

Good Practices in Organizations other than the Government of Canada: Parliamentary Accountability, Results-Based Management and Management Competency Development Strategies, Jacques Bourgault,, 2005

Governing in the Millennium: How Much Less Government? Arthur Kroeger, 1996

Modernizing Governance: A Preliminary Exploration, J. Jenson, Paul G. Thomas, Vincent Lemieux, Peter Aucoin, 2000

Partners in the Management of Canada: The Changing Roles of Government and the Public Service, Marcel Massé, 1993

Post-Modern Government, Richard D. French, 1992

Public Confidence in Government, and Government Service Delivery, Harvey Sims, 2001

Relations Between Parliamentary Agencies and the Public Service: New Perspectives, Georges Tsai, 2002

Responsible Government: Clarifying Essentials, Dispelling Myths and Exploring Change, Peter Aucoin, Jennifer Smith, Geoff Dinsdale, 2004

The Horizontal Challenge: Line Departments, Central Agencies and Leadership, Herman Bakvis, Luc Juillet, 2004

The Public Service, the Changing State and Governance, B. Guy Peters, 1993

Ethics, Rights and Accountability

A Strong Foundation: Report of the Task Force on Public Service Values and Ethics, J.C. Tait, 2000

Adminisrative Morality, James Q. Wilson, 1998

Autonomy, Accountability and Performance Measurement, J. David Wright, 1995

Building Trust: A Foundation of Risk Management, Jean Bélanger, Valérie Baillard, Samuel Steinberg, Geoff Dinsdale, Kirk Giroux, 2001

Equality, Human Rights and Women, Rosalie Silberman Abella, 1994

Internal Services: Ensuring the Realization of Key Government Policy Directions While Respecting Public Service Values, Serge Rainville, 2002

Modernizing Government Accountability: A Framework for Reform, Peter Aucoin, Mark D. Jarvis, 2005

Perspectives on Public Management – Values in the Public Service, D.B. Dewar, J.L. Manion, Kenneth Kernaghan, 1995

The Ethics Era in Canadian Public Administration, Kenneth Kernaghan, 1996

Socioeconomic and Political Context

The Myth of Shared Values in Canada, Joseph Heath, 2003

Now Comes the Turn of Women, Arthur Kroeger, 1995

The Decline of Civil Society: How Come? So What? Robert D. Putnam, 1996

The Road to Gender Equality: Progress and Challenges, Jocelyne Bourgon, 1996


Global Context

Globalization and Governance, Donald J. Savoie, 1994



Public Financial Management
Evaluation and Performance Measurement
Human Resource Management

A Fine Balance: A Manager’s Guide to Workplace Well-Being, Yazmine Laroche, 2002

An Inventory on Learning Tools, Peter Stoyko, 2001

Employed Mothers: Balancing Work & Family Life, Catherine Lee, Linda Duxbury, Christopher Higgins, 1994

How Should the Performance of Senior Officials be Appraised? The Response from Federal Deputy Ministers, Jacques Bourgault, Stephane Dion, 1993

International Comparison in Human Resource Management Reform, Kenneth Kernaghan, 2001

Ministerial Chiefs of Staff in the Federal Government in 1990: Profiles, Recruitment, Duties and Relations with Senior Public Servants, Micheline Plasse, 1994

Moving Beyond the Workplace: Exploring Life’s Journey, James Nininger, 2003

Organizational Climate and Personal Projects: Gender Differences in the Public Service, Susan D. Phillips, Brian R. Little, Laura A. Goodine, Ole Ingstrup, 1997

Profile of Deputy Ministers in the Government of Canada, Jacques Bourgault, 2004

Renewing Organizations: Managing Workforce Transitions – The Public Service in Transition, James Nininger, Marilyn J. Arditti, 2004

Ripples in the Pond: An Assessment fo the Impact of the “Diversity: Vision and Action” Leadership Development Course, Carl A. Taylor, 2002

Strategic Management in the Public Service: The Changing Role of the Deputy Minister, Frank Swift, 1993

The Contemporary Role and Challenges of Deputy Ministers in the Government of Canada, Jacques Bourgault, 2003

The Learning Journey: A Guide to Achieving Excellence, Samy Watson, 2001

The Satisfaction of Ministers with the Performance of their Deputy Ministers during the Mulroney Governments: 1984-1993, Jacques Bourgault, 1998

Workplace and Workforce Task Force – Compendium of Practical Approaches, Monique Collette, 2009

Information and Technology Management

A Primer on Knowledge Management in the Public Service, Peter Stoyko, 2001

Regulatory Policy and Management
Local Government Management
Nonprofit Management and Advocacy


Macroeconomic Policy
International Development
Public Finance and Social Policy
Employment, Labour and Immigration
Cities, Urban and Regional Development
Environment and Sustainability
Agriculture and Resources
Science, Technology and Innovation

An Initial Exploration of the Literature on Innovation, Peter Stoyko, 2001

Creating Common Purpose: The Integration of Science in Canada’s Public Service, Arthur May, 2002

Industry, Trade and Investment
Energy, Transport and Infrastructure
Defence, Security and Foreign Relations

Advancing Canadian Interests in the United States: A Practical Guide for Canadian Public Officials, Louis Ranger, 2004

Building Cross-Border Links: A Compendium of Canada-US Government Collaboration, Louis Ranger, 2004

Policing and Justice Administration
Arts and Culture
Financial Markets


Page created by: Ian Clark, last updated 9 April 2016.

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