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  1. Open Government (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of the Prospects of Open Government Within the Limitations of the British Political System

    Edited by Richard A. Chapman, Michael Hunt

    First published in 1987 this book considers the practical implications of increasing public access to official information in Britain, both from the perspective of increasing Freedom of Information and reforming Section 2 of the Official Secrets Act. It draws attention to the practical problems...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Leadership in the British Civil Service (Routledge Revivals)

    A study of Sir Percival Waterfield and the creation of the Civil Service Selection Board

    By Richard A. Chapman

    First published in 1984, this book examines the style of leadership amongst senior civil servants and its impact on administrative reform by investigating the work of Sir Percival Waterfield who was First Civil Service Commissioner from 1939 to 1951. He was responsible for setting up the Civil...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Decision Making (Routledge Revivals)

    A case study of the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September 1957

    By Richard A. Chapman

    Originally published in 1968, Richard Chapman’s pioneering work illuminates the process of decision making by analysis of a particular example: the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September, 1957. The legal responsibility for a decision may be easy to pinpoint; in this case the Court of...

    Published February 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ethics in the British Civil Service (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard A. Chapman

    First published in 1988, this book is about the application of moral standards in the course of official work in the British civil service. It approaches the subject by examining the career of Sir Edward Bridges, Head of the Civil Service from 1945 to 1956. The book raises questions, of major...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Civil Service Commission 1855-1991

    A Bureau Biography

    By Richard A. Chapman

    Series: British Politics and Society

    The Civil Service Commision was created in 1855 and became the key institution in the development of the British civil service. Its work was primarily the recruitment of civil servants by fair methods, treating all qualified applicants equally, and using open competitions wherever practicable. It...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Treasury in Public Policy-Making

    By Prof Richard A Chapman

    Analyses the Treasury's role in public policy making and makes an original contribution to knowledge about the current work of the Treasury.The book focuses on three main areas:* the development of the Treasury from earliest times to the present* the current structure and organization of the...

    Published October 23rd 1997 by Routledge

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