Public Management: Performance, Professionalism and Politics

Public Management: Performance, Professionalism and Politics

by Mirko Noordegraaf


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230242708
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/15/2015
Series: The Public Management and Leadership Series
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mirko Noordegraaf is Professor of Public Management at the Utrecht School of Governance (USG), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. His main research interests within public management are organizational reform, public managers, professionals, managing professions and (new) professionalism. He focuses on public domains like safety, health care, welfare and education. He has published articles in Organization Studies, Public Administration, Administration & Society, Public Management Review, Current Sociology, Comparative Sociology, Journal of Management Studies, International Journal of Public Sector Management. He is a member of the editorial boards of Public Administration Review (PAR) and the Journal of Professions and Organization (JPO).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. The Rise of Public Management.- 3. Competing Logics: Theories and Tools.- 4. Managing Performance.- 5. Managing Professionalism.- 6. Managing Politics.- 7. Public Management Practices.- 8. Conclusions.

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