In focusing public administration, this book provides important guidelines towards public managers.

In focusing public administration, this book provides important guidelines towards public managers. It then answers questions like what should public managers do to positively use circumstance they find themselves in to create a public values? In answering this question, the book takes a specific approach where it sets book sets out a philosophical public management. This philosophy entails expectations of the public towards public management.
The author points out that there is a different and more useful way to think about the role of the public sector managers. One of this that is closer, but by no means identical, to the society image and expectations of managers in the private sector.
In this perspective, managers are perceived as explores who seek to determine, define and provide public value, Instead of simply devising the means for achieving mandated purposes.
This is to mean, they should not wait for the government supervision to meet their objective. Instead they should take a focused role in ensuring that they carry out their activities according as stated by the statutes, which is in the public value.
Unlike private sector managers who focus on profit maximization as the major concern on private value, public managers should ensure public value as their main aspect in a state.