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A PUBLIC MANAGEMENT FOR ALL SEASONS
This article discusses: the doctrinal content of the group of ideas known as ‘new public management’(NPM); the intellectual provenance of those ideas; explanations for their apparent persuasivenessExpand
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The “new public management” in the 1980s: Variations on a theme
Abstract Changes in public sector accounting in a number of OECD countries over the 1980s were central to the rise of the “New Public Management” (NPM) and its associated doctrines of publicExpand
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What's measured is what matters: targets and gaming in the English public health care system
In the 2000s, governments in the UK, particularly in England, developed a system of governance of public services that combined targets with an element of terror. This has obvious parallels with theExpand
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The Tools of Government
  • C. Hood
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 1983
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The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management
  • C. Hood
  • Political Science
  • 24 September 1998
PART I. INTRODUCTORY PART II. CLASSIC AND RECURRING IDEAS IN PUBLIC MANAGEMENT PART III. RHETORIC, MODERNITY, AND SCIENCE IN PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
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From old public administration to new public management
This article starts by looking at the now familiar idea of ‘New Public Management’ in the light of previous efforts at managerial reform, arguing that NPM has proved a fairly durable and consistentExpand
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The Blame Game: Spin, Bureaucracy, and Self-Preservation in Government
  • C. Hood
  • Political Science
  • 15 November 2010
List of Illustrations vii Preface ix Part One: Blame, Credit, and Trust in Executive Government Chapter One: Credit Claiming, Blame Avoidance, and Negativity Bias 3 Chapter Two: Players in the BlameExpand
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Gaming in Targetworld: The Targets Approach to Managing British Public Services
To what extent did the extensive system of managing public services by targets, introduced by Tony Blair’s New Labour government in the United Kingdom in 1998, reproduce the classic gaming responsesExpand
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THE “ NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT ” IN THE 1980 s : VARIATIONS ON A THEME
Changes in public sector accow~ting in a number of OECD countries over the 198Bs were central to the rise of the “New Public Mulaganent” (NPM) and its asso&md doctrks of public accoumabihty andExpand
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Intellectual Obsolescence and Intellectual Makeovers: Reflections on the Tools of Government after Two Decades
This article reflects on the mixture of ideology, technological change, and interests that have made government instrumentalities central to the analysis of public policy over the two decades sinceExpand
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