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Contracts as reinvented institutions in the public sector : a cross-cultural comparison

Author: Carsten Greve; Niels Ejersbo
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.
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Contracting has become one of the tools that governments use to make their services more efficient and effective. This work studies the positives and negatives involved with the multiple elements of contracting. It covers topics such as: contracting on the public agenda; limits of the "New Contractualism"; the elements of contracts; and more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greve, Carsten.
Contracts as reinvented institutions in the public sector.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
(DLC) 2004011895
(OCoLC)55286045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carsten Greve; Niels Ejersbo
ISBN: 031305360X 9780313053603 1280926694 9781280926693
OCLC Number: 62338891
Description: 1 online resource (x, 148 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Contracting on the policy agenda --
Theories of contracts --
Contractual governance --
Policy change and learning in contracting out --
Contractual governance in the United States and Scandinavia --
Case studies of contractual governance : Dane County, Wisconsin, and Odense, Denmark --
Performance-based contracting in local government --
When contractual governance fails --
Conclusion: contractual governance in a cross-cultural perspective.
Responsibility: Carsten Greve and Niels Ejersbo.

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