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Public Management Reform: A Comparative Analysis
Since its publication in 2000, Public Management Reform has established itself as the standard text in the field, presenting a comparative analysis of recent changes in Public Management and PublicExpand
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Performance Management in the Public Sector
1. Introduction 2. Defining the Concepts 3. The History of Performance Management 4. Performance Measurement 5. Incorporation of Performance Information 6. The use of Performance Information 7. UsersExpand
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The study of organisational autonomy: a conceptual review
We argue that contemporary research on the influence of organisational autonomy on performance in public organisations uses a diverse and a too restrictive conceptualisation of autonomy. AfterExpand
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The Coordination of Public Sector Organizations: Shifting Patterns of Public Management
PART I: CONCEPTS, THEORIES AND METHODOLOGY The Main Argument: Specialization without Coordination is Centrifugal Coordination: What is it and Why Should we have it? Resources, Mechanisms andExpand
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Managing Performance: International Comparisons
Acknowledgements Introduction Part I Concepts, Approaches and Explanations1. What is managing performance? 2. Performance and management: approaches to analysis 3. Managing performance: contexts andExpand
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Public Service Performance and Trust in Government: The Problem of Causality
Abstract Concerns for restoring citizens' trust in government are at the core of public sector modernization. Public distrust is often blamed on the bad functioning of public services, and inExpand
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Government agencies : practices and lessons from 30 countries
PART I: AGENCIFICATION AS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON Introduction K.Verhoest & S.Van Thiel Comparing Agencies across Countries S.Van Thiel PART II: AGENCIFICATION IN DIFFERENT POLITICO-ADMINISTRATIVEExpand
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Measurement and Meaningful Management
It is commonly assumed that management is responsible for the performance of a system. Since measurement is closely identified with management intentions and practices, as the latter change, theExpand
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