Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Public Administration and Public Management by Jan-Erik Lane

A new perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society delivers a large number of services and goods to its population. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources - employees, money and laws - into policy outputs and outcomes. In well-ordered societies the teams who work for the state work under a rule-of-law framework, known as public administration. This book covers the key issues of: - the principal-agent framework and the public sector - public principals and their agents - the economic reasons of government - public organisation, incentives and rationality in government - the essence of public administration: legality and the rule of law - public policy criteria: the Cambridge and Chicago positions - public teams and private teams - public firms - public insurance - public management policy This book is essential reading for those with professional and research interests in public administration and public management. Jan-Erik Lane is professor of political science at the University of Geneva and has taught courses on government in several countries.

Buy Public Administration and Public Management by Jan-Erik Lane from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415370158
ISBN-10: 0415370159
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 159mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Public Administration and Public Management by Jan-Erik Lane

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Public Administration and Public Management book by Jan-Erik Lane and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Jan-Erik Lane

Comparing Party System Change by Jan-Erik Lane
Hardback, April 1998
$178.20 $198.00
New Public Management by Jan-Erik Lane
Hardback, May 2000
$217.80 $242.00
Public Administration & Public Management by Jan-Erik Lane
Paperback, September 2005
$64.79 $71.99
Public Sector Reform by Jan-Erik Lane
Paperback, December 1997
$101.70 $113.00