Public Administration & Public Management: The Principal-Agent Perspective
Routledge, 21/08/2006 - 304 من الصفحات
A 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 deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. 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:
Public Administration & Public Management is essential reading for those with professional and research interests in public administration and public management.
1 The principalagent framework and the public sector
2 Public principals and their agents
3 The economic reasons for government
4 Public organisation incentives and rationality in government
Legality and rule of law
The cambridge and chicago positions
7 Public teams are different from private teams
8 Public firms
9 Public insurance
10 What is public management policy
Contracting in the public sector