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Public sector management : theory, critique and practice

Author: David McKevitt; Alan Lawton; Open University.
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks : Sage, 1994.
Series: B887 reader
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of the theory and practice of public service management. Using a number of key contributions to the field, the text outlines the social, political and economic contexts in which management has emerged as a central issue in the public sector of industrial nations.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Public sector management.
London ; Thousand Oaks : Sage, 1994
(OCoLC)756455638
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David McKevitt; Alan Lawton; Open University.
ISBN: 0803977123 9780803977129 0803977131 9780803977136
OCLC Number: 30438270
Notes: "B887 reader"--Page 4 of cover.
Published in association with the Open University.
Description: x, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Context of ideas. Rationalism in politics / Michael Oakeshott --
Governmentality / Michel Foucault --
Limited government / John Gray --
The Criterion of efficiency / H. Simon --
Management in the public domain / John Stewart and Stewart Ranson --
Professional ethics, government agenda and differential information / Leonard Wrigley and David McKevitt --
Control and implementation. Charges as contested signals / Richard Rose --
Organizational status and performance : summary of the findings / Andrew Dunsire, Keith Hartley and David Parker --
Lawyers go to hospital / Joseph M. Jacob --
Accounting and the pursuit of efficiency / Anthony Hopwood --
Implementation and ambiguity / Vicky Eaton Baier, James G. March and Harald Sætren --
Investigating policy coordination : issues and hypotheses / L. Challis [and others] --
Responsiveness and performance. Interpretation and implications / Patricia Day and Rudolf Klein --
Performance indicators : 'backseat driving' or 'hands off' control / Neil Carter --
Doing well while doing good : dilemmas of performance measurement in nonprofit organizations and the need for a multiple-constituency approach / Rosabeth Moss Kanter and David V. Summers --
The Welfare state, the professions and citizens / Margareta Bertilsson --
Consumerism and the public sector : how well does the coat fit? / Jenny Potter --
Organizational culture ; origins and weaknesses / V. Lynn Meek --
Personnel and public management / Hans Wegggemans.
Series Title: B887 reader
Responsibility: edited by David McKevitt and Alan Lawton.
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