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Managing Defence in a Democracy

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Although each state is unique it is possible to identify certain common problems and issues with respect to defence governance and management. Governance and Management of Defence is a unique introduction to all the key principles of governance and management through the clear identification of these commonalities.

The leading contributors that this volume brings together also show that if individuals are keen to reform practices within their defence establishments they need to ...

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Overview

Although each state is unique it is possible to identify certain common problems and issues with respect to defence governance and management. Governance and Management of Defence is a unique introduction to all the key principles of governance and management through the clear identification of these commonalities.

The leading contributors that this volume brings together also show that if individuals are keen to reform practices within their defence establishments they need to be aware of the many constraints and obstacles that may challenge their endeavours. Each contributor is an acknowledged expert in their field and identifes examples of good practice from across the world and the steps taken to implement that practice.

This new volume work supports teaching with accessible prompts for reflective activity. The editors recognize that many readers will not be native English speakers, so plain English is used throughout with international examples and case studies to make all the topics and themes clearly relevant and understandable. This is the ideal introductory text for any course that deals with management within the defence sector

This book will be of great interest to all students of armed forces and defence management, politics and strategic and military studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415395632
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Series: Cass Military Studies Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Laura R. Cleary joined Cranfield University in July 2002 as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Defence Management and Security Analysis. Prior to taking up this appointment she was a Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Stirling (1994 – 2002). She is currently the Academic Director for the UK MoD’s sponsored Defence Diplomacy courses and is the Director of Research for DMSA.

Teri McConville read Human Resource Management with Computer Science as a first degree and was awarded a PhD, for a project concerning the discursive formation of managerial decisions. She is co-editor of Defence Management in Uncertain Times (Cass 2003) and co-ordinator for the Cranfield Defence Management conferences. She is deputy director of research for the Department of Defence Management and teaches research method to doctoral candidates.

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Table of Contents

1. Commonalities and Constraints in Defence Governance and Management Part 1. Governance 2. Principles of Good Governance 3. Political Direction: the essence of democratic civil & civilian control 4. Accountability and Transparency 5. Policy Formation and Implementation 6. The Role of the Civil Service 7. The Functions of a Ministry of Defence Part 2. Management 8. Principles of Management in Defence 9. Strategic Planning and Control 10. Managing Quality 11. Human Resource Management 12. Information Management 13. Financial Management 14. Acquisition and Supply 15. Change Management 16. Conclusion

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