European Practices and Perspectives
Strategic management has often been seen as theoretically ‘incompatible’ with the political and bureaucratic character of public organizations. At the practical level, there is an increasing absorption of strategic management models in government and public services across Europe – and not without...
To Be Published May 31st 2014 by Routledge
In turbulent times, strategic leadership of public services becomes ever more important. Strategic leaders are steering their organizations into a new relationship with the public, often in conditions of intensified competition between public services providers and thus the quality of leadership...
Published November 7th 2011 by Routledge
Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management
Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers: the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required...
Published March 2nd 2005 by Routledge