Public Administration And Public Management

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Overview

Government in any society delivers a large number of services and goods to its population. To get the job done, government needs public management in order to steer its resources- employees, money and laws- into policy outputs and outcomes. In a well-ordered society the teams who work for the state deliver under a rule of law framework - public administration.

This book provides essential reading for those with professional and research interests in public administration and public management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415370158
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/22/2005
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Public and the Private Sectors 1. The Principal-Agent Framework and the Public Sector 2. Public Principals and their Agents 3. The Economic Reasons of Government 4. Public Organisation, Incentives and Rationality in Government 5. The Essence of Public Administration: Legality and the Rule of Law 6. Public Policy Criteria: The Cambridge and Chicago Positions 7. Public Teams are Different from Private Teams

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