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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
In recent years, concerns over the effectiveness of public administration have encouraged the widespread measurement and management of ?performance?. But is performance management an appropriate model for public sector organizations, and has it proved successful? Moreover, how do the principles of performance management affect how public bodies operate,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Offers a reconsideration of patterns on long-term policymaking and organizational change. Combining theory development, international comparison and original case study analysis, this title develops some of the main models of policy change and offers a revealing long-term view of policy developments since 1965. more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 57.99
The third edition of this widely-used and established standard text on public management reform in the developed world has been completely revised to give up-to-date analysis of trends and debates across 12 countries and the EU Commission, including a new theoretical framework comparing three leading visions of reform. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00
This book discusses the trajectories of creating specialized autonomous units. An analysis of the mechanisms and measures taken for granting autonomy to specialized autonomous units and subsequently to coordinating them back is described. The book shows a range of patterns in the dynamics of specialization and coordination over 25 years. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 65.95
In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in practice. This new edition has been revised and updated... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 104.99
En pleine congruence avec l?ambition du Groupe Européen pour l?Administration Publique d?encourager les échanges interculturels, ce livre constitue une entreprise originale, mi-anglophone mi-francophone. Cet ouvrage issu du Congrès du GEAP 2010 a pour objet de combler un déplorable fossé et de donner une visibilité internationale au « cas français... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 57.00
This book describes and compares how semi-autonomous agencies are created and governed by 30 governments. It leads practitioners and researchers through the crowded world of agencies, describing their tasks, autonomy, control and history. Evidence-based lessons and recommendations are formulated to improve agencification policies in post-NPM times.... more...