Managerialism and the Public Services

Managerialism and the Public Services The Anglo-American Experience

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Synopsis

During the last ten years almost every public service has undergone a "management revolution". New budgeting, appraisal and performance management techniques have been showered on civil servants, teachers, health service staff and local government officers.;This book aims to identify the key features of these changes in a range of public services - from healthcare and education to local government and the civil service and to show how the new form of "scientific management" which has emerged is, in the author's opinion, flawed. It also appraises recent alternatives to "scientific management" and covers developments in both the UK and the USA.

Book information

ISBN: 9780631163343
Publisher: Basil Blackwell
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 354.41075
DEWEY edition: 20
Language: English
Number of pages: 214
Weight: -1g