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Under new public management : institutional ethnographies of changing front-line work

Author: Alison I Griffith; Dorothy E Smith
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The institutional ethnographies collected in Under New Public Management explore how new managerial governance practices coordinate the work of people doing front-line work in public sectors such as health, education, social services, and international development, and people management in the private sector. Using research drawn from Canada, the United States, Australia, and Denmark, the contributors expose how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Under new public management
(OCoLC)879604529
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison I Griffith; Dorothy E Smith
ISBN: 9781442619463 1442619465
OCLC Number: 891591018
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 354 pages)
Contents: Section One --
1. Literacy Work and the Adult Literacy Regime / Richard Darville --
2. Learning Global Governance: Oecd's Aid Effectiveness and 2r;Results3r; Management in a Kyrgyzstani Development Project / Marie Campbell --
Section Two --
3.E-governance and Data-Driven Accountability: OnSIS in Ontario Schools / Lindsay Kerr --
4. Digital Era Governance: Connecting Nursing Education and the Industrial Complex of Health Care / Betty Tate --
5. What Counts? Managing Professionals on the Front Line of Emergency Services / Karen Melon --
6.2r;Let's be friends3r;: Working within an Accountability Circuit / Frank Ridzi --
Section Three --
7.A Workshop Dialogue: Outcome Measures and Front-Line Social Service Work --
For-Profit Contractors, Accreditation, and Accountability / Shauna Janz --
Research and Development Work at an Ontario Youth Shelter / Naomi Nichols. The Neighbourhood Computer Lab: Funding and Accountability / Frank Ridzi --
2r;If our statistics are bad we don't get paid3r;: Outcome Measures in the Settlement Sector / Liza McCoy --
Section Four --
8.A Workshop Dialogue: Institutional Circuits and the Front-Line Work of Self-Governance --
Accountability Circuits in Vocational Education and Training / Lauri Grace --
The Circuit of Accountability for Lifelong Learning / Cheryl Zurawski --
Institutional Circuits in Cancer Care / Christina Sinding --
9. Knowledge That Counts: Points Systems and the Governance of Danish Universities / Susan Wright.
Responsibility: edited by Alison I. Griffith and Dorothy E. Smith.
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