Emerging and Potential Trends in Public Management: An Age of Austerity Vol: 1


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780857249975
Published:
20 Aug 2012
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
218 pages - 152 x 229 x 23mm
Series:
Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management
Challenging some of the established practices of public policy and administration, which have been called into question in recent years by the financial and banking crises of 2008, the authors specifically seek to investigate current public sector management and the public managers acting in the interests of civil society to get to the heart of best practice.
List of Contributors. Introduction. Chapter 1 The Future of the Discipline: Trends in Public Sector Management. Chapter 2 Business and Management Schools in Times of Crisis and Austerity: Choices and Dilemmas. Chapter 3 Mainstreaming Equality: Challenges and Opportunities for Public Management. Chapter 4 Public Sector Management Trends in Brazil. Chapter 5 From Reluctant to Compelled Reformers? Reflections on Three Decades of Public Management Reform in France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. Chapter 6 Double Devolution at the Crossroads? Lessons in Delivering Sustainable Area Decentralization. Chapter 7 Leadership, WTO, Commerce, and New Strategies for Corporatization of Government Institutions: A Top Indian Bureaucrat's Take. Chapter 8 Public Sector Trends in Australia. Chapter 9 New Professionalism and Public Sector Management: A Reflection on Collaborative Practice in UK Teacher Education. Conclusion: Reflecting Upon the Past and Anticipating the Immediate. Emerging and Potential Trends in Public Management: An Age of Austerity. Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management. Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management. Copyright page. Acknowledgments.

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