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  1. Social Accounting and Public Management

    Accountability for the Public Good

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne, Amanda Ball

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Social accounting as a discipline has challenged the methodology and focus of the larger field of accounting over the last 50 years. More recently it has taken on greater significance for other subjects as well, addressing issues for public policy and management more broadly. These include the...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Third Sector in Europe

    Prospects and challenges

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The role of the Third Sector within European society is an extremely topical subject, as both governments and the EU continue to consider the role these organizations can play in providing essential public services. This book presents contemporary research into this emerging area, exploring the...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The New Public Governance?

    Emerging Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Public Governance

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Despite predictions that 'new public management' would establish itself as the new paradigm of Public Administration and Management, recent academic research has highlighted concerns about the intra-organizational focus and limitations of this approach. This book represents a comprehensive analysis...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

    Edited by Rona S Beattie, Stephen P. Osborne

    HRM is a core element public service organizations, whose employees are often their most valuable resource. This outstanding book tackles the subject head on, bringing together cutting-edge research from a range of respected international authors....

    Published March 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Public-Private Partnerships

    Theory and Practice in International Perspective

    By Stephen Osborne

    Public-Private partnerships are an increasing aspect of the delivery of public policies and services across the world. This book is the first to draw upon a range of disciplines to offer theoretical perspectives upon their analysis as well as a range of case-studies of their management from around...

    Published March 26th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Managing Change and Innovation in Public Service Organizations

    By Kerry Brown, Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    The context and environment of public services is becoming increasingly complex and the management of change and innovation is now a core task for the successful public manager. This text aims to provide its readers with the skills necessary to understand, manage and sustain...

    Published April 13th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector in Japan

    The Challenge of Change

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The voluntary and non-profit sector is an important and emerging feature of Japanese society. It is a response both to the changing nature of this society and to political and social trends that have encouraged the Japanese government to see this sector as a potential provider of public services....

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Public Management

    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Since the 1980s, the public sector throughout the Western industrialized world, the transitional economies of Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and South East Asia has undergone major changes. The main thrust of these changes has been to bring public sector management practices closer to...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  9. New Public Management

    Current Trends and Future Prospects

    Edited by Kathleen McLaughlin, Ewan Ferlie, Stephen Osborne P

    The UK has played a pivotal role in the development of New Public Management (NPM). This book offers an original, comprehensive and multidisciplinary analysis of the impact of the New Public Management in the UK, and situates these analyses in a broader comparative perspective. Its chapters...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Voluntary Organizations and Innovation in Public Services

    By Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The innovative capacity of voluntary organizations has become a touchstone for their role in providing public services. Across the world there are increasing pressures on voluntary organizations to improve the quality and effectiveness of public services through innovation and change. This volume...

    Published July 8th 1998 by Routledge

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