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Substantive Topics and Comprehensive Conceptual Maps of Public Administration

Jos C.N Raadschelders.

in Public Administration

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 9729 words.

Public administration is a dynamic study, the contents of which has changed since its expansion (in Europe) and origin (in the United States) in the late nineteenth century. While the study...

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Resilience of Interdisciplinary Research Organizations: Case Studies of Preconditions and Life-Cycle Patterns

Ilan Vertinsky and Patricia Vertinsky.

in International Research Management

December 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 6171 words.

Establishing the relationships between the preconditions of interdisciplinary research organizations (IDROs)—commonly academic institutions and science organizations—and the possible life...

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Britain: Providing management policy advice through the centre of government

Denis Saint-Martin.

in Building the New Managerialist State

March 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 20736 words.

Although British policy makers accepted managerialist ideas more enthusiastically than the policy makers in Canada and in France, this does not explain how Britain has one of the most...

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The Question of Accountability: New Forms or a Democratic Deficit?

EWAN FERLIE, LYNN ASHBURNER, LOUISE FITZGERALD and ANDREW PETTIGREW.

in The New Public Management in Action

July 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 12591 words.

Effective accountability, despite the occurrences of problems regarding this aspect, has always been essential for the private sector since it has to ensure probity and the accountability...

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The management consulting industry: History and structure

Denis Saint-Martin.

in Building the New Managerialist State

March 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 15323 words.

The study uses a two-step causal model to attempt to explain the differences of how states receive managerialist ideas. The first and more ‘structural’ or ‘society-centric’ concentrates on...

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Canada: Spreading managerialist ideas through politically independent bodies

Denis Saint-Martin.

in Building the New Managerialist State

March 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 20643 words.

Compared to Britain, no political entities have resisted ‘specialists’ in the government or the creation of a style of administration that involved better training in modern management...

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A contemporary overview

Stella Z. Theodoulou and Ravi K. Roy.

in Public Administration

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 4333 words.

Essentially, ‘public administration’ refers to the wide array of leadership and management functions and mandates carried out by civil officials involved with public sector ‘governance’,...

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Why We Disagree

James ƠToole.

in The Executive's Compass

August 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 3973 words.

This chapter opens with the problem of how, with the advent of modern democracy, no executive decision ever satisfies everyone. It also discusses the concept of the good society as one that...

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Conclusion

EWAN FERLIE, LYNN ASHBURNER, LOUISE FITZGERALD and ANDREW PETTIGREW.

in The New Public Management in Action

July 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management. 12544 words.

Public sector organizations attempt to emulate and adapt the processes of private sector organizations in the hope of better effectiveness in how they operate. This is done by introducing...

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Introduction

Rafael Ramírez and Angela Wilkinson.

in Strategic Reframing

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Business Strategy. 8483 words.

This book is about how the Oxford Scenario Planning Approach (OSPA) enables individuals and groups to enhance their understanding of a particular situation and develop new strategies. It...

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Governments Need To, and Do, Trust Universities

Mike B. Calford.

in The Oxford Handbook of Higher Education Systems and University Management

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Business and Government. 3414 words.

Through direct support funding, granting agencies, student scholarships, tax concessions, and other sources governments provide the vast bulk of funding to operate universities. However,...

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Class Inequality at Work: Trends to Polarization?

Duncan Gallie.

in Unequal Britain at Work

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; Public and Nonprofit Management. 8090 words.

The chapter examines whether there has been a change in the pattern of class differentials in the quality of work from 1986 to 2012. It assesses the trends using the Skills and Employment...

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Public and Private Management Compared

Hal G. Rainey and Young Han Chun.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 12909 words.

In spite of various claims about the importance of the public–private distinction, the clearly prevailing consensus among scholars and experts on management holds that the distinction is...

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Networks and Inter-Organizational Management

Erik-Hans Klijn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10172 words.

This article provides a brief overview of the literature on networks and looks at what it has to tell us about policy processes and public management. In essence the literature on networks...

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Introduction

Jon Pierre.

in The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics

December 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public and Nonprofit Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 6984 words.

This handbook examines Swedish politics as well as institutional changes, political decision-making, foreign affairs, and political behavior. It discusses political change and political...

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