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CRJS 6390 Strategic Context of Public Management and Leadership: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

CRJS 6390 Course Readings

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Brattberg, E. (2012). Coordinating for contingencies: Taking stock of post-9/11 homeland security reforms. Journal Of Contingencies & Crisis Management, 20(2), 77-89.

Chakraborty, A., & McMillan, A. (2015). Scenario Planning for Urban Planners: Toward a Practitioner's Guide. Journal of the American Planning Association, 81(1), 18-29.

Eriksson, K., & McConnell, A. (2011). Contingency planning for crisis management: Recipe for success or political fantasy? Policy and Society, 30(2), 89-99.

Flanagan, T. A., & Lybarger, J. S. (2014). Four dimensions of effective public leadership: Successful public leadership amidst complexity, chaos and change (with professional content). Somerset, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

Fukuyama, F. (Ed.). (2007). Blindside: How to anticipate forcing events and wild cards in global politics. Washington, DC, USA: Brookings Institution Press.

Kosslyn, S. M. (2007). Clear and to the point: 8 psychological principles for compelling PowerPoint presentations. Cary, NC, USA: Oxford University Press, Incorporated.

Masys, A. J. (2012). Black swans to grey swans: Revealing the uncertainty. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, 21(3), 320-335.

McConnell, A., & Drennan, L. (2006). Mission impossible? Planning and preparing for crisis. Journal Of Contingencies & Crisis Management, 14(2), 59-70.

Mills, H. (2007). Power Points!: How to design and deliver presentations that sizzle and sell. Saranac Lake, NY, USA: AMACOM Books.

Ogilvy, J. (2011). Facing the fold: Essays on scenario planning. Axminster, Devon, GBR: Triarchy Press.

Wade, P. A., & Wade, W. (2015). Scenario planning: A field guide to the future. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Other Readings

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