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Managing the New Public Services

Managing the New Public Services


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This volume provides an introduction to, and assessment of, the major organizational changes in Britain's public services since the late 1970s which have collectively been identified as the emergence of a "new managerialism".

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ISBN-13: 9780333562925
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/28/1993
Edition description: 1993
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface - List of Contributors - List of Figures - List of Tables - PART 1 THE CHANGING CONTEXTS OF MANAGEMENT - The Political Economy of Public Sector Change; D.Farnham & S.Horton - Managing Private and Public Organizations; D.Farnham & S.Horton - PART 2 MANAGERIAL FUNCTIONS - Strategic Management; H.Elcock - Financial Management; R.Tonge - Human Resources Management and Employee Relations; D.Farnham - PART 3 CASE STUDIES - The Civil Service; S.Horton - Local Government; H.Elcock - The National Health Service; G.Moon & I.Kendall - Education; M.McVicar - The Police Service; F.Leishman & S.Savage - PART 4 CONCLUSION - The New Public Service Managerialism: An Assessment; D.Farnham & S.Horton - Bibliography - Index

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