Public Sector Management by David McKevitt
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Public Sector Management
By David McKevitt

Public Sector Management

Theory, Critique and Practice

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Public Sector Management by David McKevitt

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Drawing together key contributions to the field, this innovative Reader provides a broad-ranging overview of both the theory and practice of public service management. The book: outlines the social, political and economic contexts in which management has emerged as a crucial issue in the public sector of modern democratic countries; introduces the major theories, issues and concepts involved in defining and understanding public sector management; analyzes some of the key values underpinning the idea of the public domain; and examines some of the main challenges in terms of particular strategies, techniques and competences which have been proposed to improve management for public services. Public Sector Management is a Course Reader for The Open University course B887 Managing Public Services.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803977136
ISBN-10: 0803977131
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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