Understanding public management [electronic resource] / Kjell A. Eliassen and Nick Sitter. - London, UK : Sage, 2008. - 1 online resource (viii, 196 pages) : illustrations
Includes bibliographical references (p. -185) and index.
Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Liberalising and Modernising Public Services; 1 -- Internationalisation, Globalisation andLiberalisation -- Strategic Challengesfor Public Governance; 2 -- European Integration -- RecapturingSovereignty and InstitutionalisingLiberalisation; 3 -- Liberalisation and Privatisation; 4 -- Regulation and Competition Policy; 5 -- Modernising Public Administration:To the New Public Managementand Beyond; 6 -- Modernising Government -- EGovernment; 7 -- Organisational Design andInstitutional Governance; 8 -- Tools of Management and Leadership.
A broad-ranging and highly intelligent account of key recent developments internationally which skillfully updates the public management and governance literatures' - Ewan Ferlie, Royal Holloway. 'Public management has been radically changed and reformed. this book gives students a fine introduction to these changes and to the theories dealing with them' - J rgen Gr nnegaard Christensen, University of Aarhus. An introduction and guide to the dramatic changes that have occurred in the provision of public services over the last two decades, this book combines theoretical perspectives with a ran.
9781849206464 (electronic bk.) 1849206465 (electronic bk.)
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Affairs & Administration.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--Executive Branch.
JC574.2.E85 / E45 2008eb