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  • Neoliberal Industrial Relations Policy in the UKby Conor Cradden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    From attempts to control inflation in the 1970s, through the reforms of the Thatcher years, to the rise and fall of New Labour, this book shows how different theories and conceptual models have been critical to the development of industrial relations in the UK. more...

  • Converging Hybrid Worlds? Medicine and Hospital Management in Europeby Joyce Liddle; Mike Dent; Ingo Bode

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This ebook, delving into the institutional and procedural contingency shaping the evolution of managerial arrangements across Europe, contains four articles on national configurations, one comparative paper, and one conceptual contribution. The papers included in this ebook provide us with illustrative examples of the rich range of the variation in... more...

  • Public Value Management, Measurement and Reportingby James Guthrie; Giuseppe Marcon; Salvatore Russo; Federica Farneti

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume aims to shed light on how public service value is identified, managed, measured and reported. The chapters cover a range of topics, including theoretical reflections, practical case studies and empirical observations aimed at understanding the concept of public value. more...

  • Public Service Ethicsby James S. (Stephen) Bowman; Jonathan P. West

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 55.00

    Ethics?in all its exemplary and exhausting forms?matters. It deals with the most gripping question in public life: ?What is the right thing to do?? In Public Service Ethics: Individual and Institutional Responsibilities , James Bowman and Jonathan West examine individual-centered and organization-focused ethics, applying ideas and ideals from both... more...

  • Conflict and Change in EU Budgetary Politicsby Johannes Lindner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Why did the European Union experience a stark variation in the levels of conflict between the late 1970s, when budgetary disputes dominated European politics, and the 1990s, when political actors were able to settle upon budgetary agreements without major conflicts? This book responds to this key question with a two-step argument: Its first... more...

  • Handbook of Public Sector Economicsby Donijo Robbins

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 146.95

    The Handbook of Public Sector Economics builds an understanding of the role of public economics in public administration, public policy, and decision making. The handbook introduces a wide variety of current issues related to the public provision and production of goods and services. The volume documents the history of economics and fiscal doctrine,... more...

  • Handbook of Public Policy Analysisby Frank Fischer; Gerald J. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 199.95

    The study of public policy and the methods of policy analysis are among the most rapidly developing areas in the social sciences. Policy analysis has emerged to provide a better understanding of the policymaking process and to supply decision makers with reliable policy-relevant knowledge about pressing economic and social problems. Presenting... more...

  • Participation in Fisheries Governanceby Tim S. Gray

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Focuses on three themes: the value that stakeholder participation bring to fisheries governance; relationship between the participatory mode and the switch from single species-based fisheries management to the ecosystem-based approach; and the relationship between fishers' experiential knowledge and fisheries science. more...

  • Governing the Twin Cities Regionby John J. Harrigan

    University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 67.50

    Governing the Twin Cities Region was first published in 1978. This account of the development and analysis of the current powers and policies of the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul is particularly useful as a text for courses in urban politics and state and local government. It is valuable also for urban specialists... more...

  • Organizational Learning at NASAby Julianne G. Mahler

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Organizational learning, especially in public organizations, is an idea that is often promoted but seldom studied in detail. This comparative study of two space shuttle accidents offers insight into organizational learning—and what makes such learning difficult in public organizations. more...