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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 118 new and published books in the subject of Public Management — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Municipal Shared Services and Consolidation

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Alexander Henderson

    Series: The Public Solutions Handbook Series

    Municipal Shared Services and Consolidation provides a comprehensive and clear review of the theories and practices of structuring and managing complex local government services. Intended for both students and practitioners, this volume in the Public Solutions Handbook Series addresses concepts and...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions

    Perspectives across Europe

    Edited by Lutz Preuss, Michael Gold, Chris Rees

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Growing interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) has focused attention on the relationship between businesses and key stakeholders, such as NGOs and local communities. Curiously, however, commentators on CSR rarely discuss the role of trade unions, while commentators on employment...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought

    Edited by Vincent Barnett

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought offers the first comprehensive overview of the long-run history of economic thought from a truly international perspective. Although globalization has facilitated the spread of ideas between nations, the history of economics has...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Enterprising Initiatives in the Experience Economy

    Transforming Social Worlds

    Edited by Britta Timm Knudsen, Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Per Blenker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    Over the last decade, the close relationship between culture and economy - or "the experience economy" – has risen on the agenda. Although there is an established research field for analysing the economic impact of entrepreneurship, there is currently a limited amount of research that...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Policy

    Management, Value & Modernity in the Creative Industries

    By Dave O'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Public Sector Accounting

    By Tjerk Budding, Giuseppe Grossi, Torbjörn Tagesson

    As change sweeps across the public sector, a huge range of accounting and financial management challenges are created. This textbook analyses the reforms that are being introduced to deal with these challenges and their global impact on the public sector. Readers are provided with an international...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Visual Culture and Public Policy

    Towards a visual polity?

    By Victor Bekkers, Rebecca Moody

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Management in Public Organizations

    European Practices and Perspectives

    Edited by Paul Joyce, Anne Drumaux

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Strategic Management in Public Organizations: European Practices and Perspectives offers the first wide-ranging survey and assessment of strategic management practices at various levels of government and public service in European countries. It shows that strategic management is much more than a...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Public Policy for Regional Development

    Edited by Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, François Vaillancourt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book draws on the expertise of both North American and European specialists of regional economics, evaluating the impact of economic policy in certain regions and considering alternative policies to foster regional economic development and improve the employment and income of the residents of...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge