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Management in Government / Edition 1

Management in Government / Edition 1

by Desmond KeelingDesmond Keeling
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This title, originally published in 1972, explores the nature of management in an organisation close to Parliament and subject to the pressure of political forces. The author examines the development of thought and practice on management in the civil service in both the United Kingdom and other countries, and quotes from an extensive range of literature on both the public and private sectors. This title will be of interest to students of management, business studies, and government.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138573024
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/04/2019
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Management Series
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Management, Administration and Policy 2. Definitions, Boundaries and Assumptions 3. Criteria for Management Decisions 4. A Systems Approach to the Public Service 5. Administration, Management and Diplomatic Systems 6. Assessment of Performance in Management in Government 7. Change in the Public Service 8. Management in Government and in Business 9. British Experience and Prospects 10. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index

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