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Public Sector Management Paperback – 8 Feb 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd; Fifth Edition edition (8 Feb. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1412929938
  • ISBN-13: 978-1412929936
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 18.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 369,154 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Author

Features in the new edition include: summary-introduction for each chapter;
a list of sources, including reading and weblinks, for students writing
assignments; and a website containing sources, tables and links to
government departments and other sites useful for students. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

From the Back Cover

The fifth edition of this popular textbook provides students and
practitioners with a jargon-free description, analysis and critique of the
management of the public sector by the UK government.

Fully revised and updated, Part One of this book provides readers with the
financial and political context of public sector policies within a
historical perspective stretching back to the foundation of the welfare

Part Two examines the mechanics of specific management arrangements in more
detail, distinguishing between services provided directly by government and
those outsourced to third parties. Using current data on spending and
performance, it draws on a rich set of case studies and includes a new
chapter on Privatisation, Regulation and Public-Private Partnerships.

Public Sector Management, 5th ed. includes chapter summaries, thematically
organised further reading and a website with resources for students and

This book is core reading for those studying public sector management as
part of business, management, social policy, politics or sociology

Norman Flynn is Academic Director of MSc Public Policy and Management at
the Centre for Financial and Management Studies, SOAS, at the University of
London. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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a study book that I found hard to absorb at times. But other members of the group found it most satisfactory.
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