The role of government in managing society has once again become a hot topic worldwide. A more diverse society, the internet, and new expectations of citizens are challenging traditional ways of managing governments.
The second edition of Public Management and Governance examines key issues in efficient management and good quality service in the public sector. With contributions from leading authors in the field, it goes beyond the first edition, looking at the ways in which the process of governing needs to be altered fundamentally to remain legitimate and to make the most of society’s many resources.
Key themes include:
This new edition has an increased international scope and includes new chapters on partnership working, agency and decentralised management, process management, and HRM. Comprehensive and detailed, it is an ideal companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students of public management, public administration, government and public policy.
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Tony Bovaird is Professor of Public Management and Policy at the University of Birmingham. He has published widely in strategic management, public policy evaluation and performance management in the public sector.
Elke Löffler is Chief Executive of Governance International. She has published widely in public governance and quality management in the public sector.Review:
At last, we have a comprehensive text on current and emerging issues in public management and governance. Both students and public managers will benefit greatly from reading the excellent contributions of expert authors who make effective use of such learning instruments as case examples, review questions, and exercises for readers and for the classroom.--Ken Kernaghan, Professor of Political Science and Management, Brock University, Canada.
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Descrizione libro Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110415430437
Descrizione libro Routledge. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0415430437 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0206252
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0415430437
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 415430437
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0415430437