9780415492348

State Management: An Enquiry into Models of Public Administration & Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415492348

  • ISBN10:

    0415492343

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-06-18
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

State Management offers a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the new field of state management, systematically examining the key approaches to the study of how government attempts to achieve successful delivery of public services, discussing the pros and cons of alternative frameworks of analysis.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Is Public Management Different From Private Sector Management?
Formal Organisation Models: The Relevance Of Informal Organisation
Asymmetric Information Models: The Principal-Agent Perspective
Policy Models: How Rational Is Public Management?
Implementation Models: Bringing Outcomes Into Public Management And Policy
Independent Agencies: Maximising Efficiency?
Policy Network Models: The Virtues And Vices Of Public-Private Partnerships
Marketization Models. How Much Buying And Selling In Government?
Incorporation As a Strategy: Transforming The Public Enterprises
Principals And Agents: Public Regulation
Multi-Level Governance: Bringing In The Two Regional Dimensions
Politics And Jurisprudence: Law And The State
Ecology And Policy: How To Combine?
The Developmental State: From The Third World To The First World
The Comparative Challenge: Are There Different State Models?
Conclusion: Public Management As The Encompassing Framework For State Management
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