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Public management

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Public management refers to the management of government itself, more specifically that of the public services and wider public sector, including public enterprises. It is not expressly...

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Public management

Owen Hughes.

in Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 1933 words.

Public management refers to the management of government itself, more specifically that of the public services and wider public sector,

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Public management

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Public management refers to the management of government itself, more specifically that of the public services and wider public sector, including public enterprises. It is not expressly...

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Public Management

Laurence E. Lynn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management; Business History. 10073 words.

This article views public management broadly as encompassing the organizational structures, managerial practices, and institutionalized values by which officials enact the will of sovereign...

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Public Management

Christopher Hood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management; Research Methods. 8642 words.

Though authors vary in the detailed definitions of the term “public management” that they offer, most of the standard definitions of public management amount to some variant on “the study...

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new public management

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 187 words.

refers to the broad reform of public-sector management since the 1980s by introducing private-sector practice, strengthening line management, establishing systems

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Public-Key Management

Keith M. Martin.

in Everyday Cryptography

March 2012; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Mathematics. 12044 words.

This chapter continues the investigation of key management by looking at particular issues that relate to public-key management. These issues primarily arise due to the need to provide...

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Public-Key Management

Keith M. Martin.

in Everyday Cryptography

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Optimisation; Logic. 12177 words.

This chapter builds on the previous one by considering additional key management issues that arise for management of public-key pairs. We identify why management of public keys presents...

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Public Management as Ethics

J. Patrick Dobel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management. 10677 words.

Public management and administration are justified by moral purpose: they provide the political and institutional conditions that permit human beings to survive, flourish, and exercise...

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International Public Management

David Mathiasen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management; International Business. 10057 words.

The rapid growth of international public management during the past two decades has gone largely unnoticed. Public sector institutions across the globe have been changing management...

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Public health management

DAVID J. HUNTER and PHILIP C. BERMAN.

in The European Journal of Public Health

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

One of the themes of health care reform Is a renewed focus on health rather than health care. The role of the purchaser is directed towards health gain rather than merely the maintenance of...

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Public Management: Seven Propositions

Christopher Hood.

in The Art of the State

February 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 7337 words.

Discusses three conventional assumptions that are made about public management: that it is in the throes of a millennial transformation to a new style; that today's ‘new’ public management...

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Public finance management

Mary Venner.

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 20121 words.

Chapters 4 describes what happened when international actors applied their ideas and methods to creating new public finance management institutions as the foundation for a future...

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Public Management Reform Defined

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira.

in Democracy and Public Management Reform

August 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 6506 words.

The basic idea is that activities that use state power should be within the state organization; the state should mainly finance social, cultural, and scientific activities involving...

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Beyond New Public Management

A C L Davies.

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 10150 words.

This chapter examines the evolution of New Public Management (NPM) in the UK from 1997 to the present day. As introduced by Conservative governments prior to 1997, NPM's prescription for...

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The New Public Management and Public Management Studies

Ewan Ferlie.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Strategic Management. 10530 words.

The New Public Management (NPM) is a major and sustained development in the management of public services that is evident in some major countries. Its rise is often linked to broader...

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Evaluation and Public Management

Peter Dahler-Larsen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public and Nonprofit Management; Human Resource Management. 10328 words.

The term “evaluation” encompasses a rich and dynamic set of approaches some of which are interesting counterpoints to the idea of a “happy marriage” between evaluation and new public...

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New Public Management

Per Lægreid.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 7269 words.

New Public Management (NPM) reforms have been around in many countries for over the past 30 years. NPM is an ambiguous, multifaceted, and expanded concept. There is not a single driving...

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Public Deliberation and Dialogue in Public Management

David G. Williams.

in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems

October 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 3336 words.

This chapter explains the importance of public deliberation and dialogue in public management. Managers and officials at all government levels must be greatly skilled in participatory...

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Managing Public Service Professionals Under New Public Management

Michael Reed.

in The Oxford Handbook of Management Ideas

March 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public and Nonprofit Management. 6992 words.

This chapter focuses on the effects of management ideas. In particular, it examines the transformation of the work situation of public service professionals generated by the core ideas...

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Talent Management in the Public Sector

Paul Boselie and Marian Thunnissen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 8324 words.

Private and public sector organizations are confronted with intensifying competition for talent. Talent management in the public sector, however, is an underexplored field of research. The...

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