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- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 53.00
Provides an overview of such topics as the differences and similarities between public and private sector management, the development of networks and partnerships, the impacts of politics and citizen participation on public administration, and more. This book is aimed at students, teachers and practising managers. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99
In this important new book, Christopher Pollitt, one of the leading researchers in public policy and management, argues that we are guilty of neglecting a fundamental dimension of both the practice and study of contemporary public management: that of time. Pollitt traces the character of, and the reasons for, this neglect in his wide-ranging study.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99
Despite their immense importance for many aspects of public service management, the specific features of places have been largely ignored in recent public management literature. Technologies have received much more attention, but mainly within the specific field of e-government. In this book Christopher Pollitt puts together a powerful and engagingly-written... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99
Since its publication in 2000, Public Management Reform has established itself as the standard text in the field, presenting a comparative analysis of recent changes in Public Management and Public Administration in a range of countries in Europe, North America, and Australasia. This third edition has been completely rewritten to incorporate a mass... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00
Public sector bureaucracies have been subjected to harsh criticism. One solution which has been widely adopted over the past two decades has been to 'unbundle government' - that is to break down monolithic departments and ministries into smaller, semi-autonomous 'agencies'. These are often governed by some type of performance contract, are at 'arm's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 150.00
The New Public Management paradigm seems to have produced a convergence of administrative reform. However, specific implementations of NPM show range of forms and results including performance indicators, personal reforms and evaluations of reforms. This text demonstrates how NPM is crafted differently in various institutional contexts. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00
Many countries now use agencies rather than ministries to deliver central government services. There have been many claims about the benefits of organizing and delivering government in this way, but there has been little research into how they work in practice. Agencies both reviews existing theories and models of 'agentification' and adds detailed... more...