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International handbook of public management reform

Author: Shaun Goldfinch; Joe Wallis
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the history and development of international public management reform. It evaluates whether countries are converging towards a single public management model. It also investigates various issues surrounding leadership, e-government, accountability and computer systems failure facing reformers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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International handbook of public management reform.
Cheltenham ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2009
(OCoLC)360205321
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun Goldfinch; Joe Wallis
ISBN: 9781849802031 1849802033 9781847204042 184720404X
OCLC Number: 505957010
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 378 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables and boxes; Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 The influence of economic theories of government failure on public management reform; 3 HRM in the public sector: is it enough?; 4 New public management and the politics of accountability; 5 Public value-seeking leadership: its nature, rationale and development in the context of public management reform; 6 'E-government': is it the next big public sector trend?; 7 Dangerous enthusiasms and information systems development in the public sector.
Responsibility: edited by Shaun F. Goldfinch and Joe L. Wallis.

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