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.
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... is true that NPM was put in practice by practical politicians and business gurus, it remains the case that the ground had been well ' prepared by new academic ideas. Let us mention the main 8 Introduction: the public and the private ...
... politicians and budget-maximising bureaucrats, then is it perhaps better to offload most of the activity to the private sector? At least one would favour contracting out as the chief tool of government in order to reduce the possibility ...
... politicians. Often they surface in the deliberations of the governing bodies of public organisations, as well as in parliament. How, then, can the managers of public organisations meet these two challenges: transparency deriving from ...
... politicians as agents, second the politicians as principals and the service teams as agents. To strengthen the population as principal, so-called citizen's charters have been enacted in public sector reform. Citizen's charters Charter ...
... politicians (public choice theory) to tendering/bidding schemes in policy implementation (NPM). However, the purpose is to reduce slack and not undo government itself. Osborne's almost 1 5-year-long crusade against government does not ...
The principalagent framework and the public sector
Public principals and their agents
The economic reasons for government
Public organisation incentives and rationality in government
legality and rule of law
the Cambridge and Chicago positions
Public teams are different from private teams
What is public management policy?
contracting in the public sector