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  1. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Management of Non-Governmental Development Organizations

    By David Lewis

    The first edition of this book was published in 2001 by Routledge and was the first academic text on the important new emerging field of NGO management. It sets out the field for researchers with a new and original conceptual framework, contains a comprehensive review of existing literature from a...

    Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Making Policy Happen

    Edited by Leslie Budd, Julie Charlesworth, Rob Paton

    ‘Policy work’ is increasingly conducted by public managers at different levels of seniority, and in a variety of settings. This significant collection of readings focuses on the discussion of how policy work happens, whether that involves bringing a policy-making process to fruition or the...

    Published June 8th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Evidence-Based Medicine

    In its Place

    Edited by Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen, Gavin Mooney

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Evidence based medicine is defined as the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. This superb collection takes a critical view of this concept and examines the economic implications of its imposition....

    Published May 18th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Lessons in Leadership

    Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

    By Eileen Milner, Paul Joyce

    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 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective

    A Quest for Control

    Edited by B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and...

    Published May 6th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Public Service Employment Relations in Europe

    Transformation, Modernization or Inertia?

    Edited by Stephen Bach, Lorenzo Bordogna, Giuseppe Della Rocca, David Winchester

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment Relations

    The book provides an up-to-date analysis of the restructuring of public service employment relations in six European countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark and the UK. Each of the chapters on national systems is organized around a set of themes and policy issues including: *...

    Published August 26th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Employee Relations in the Public Services

    Themes and Issues

    Edited by Susan Corby, Geoff White

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment Relations

    Almost a fifth of all employees work in the public sector. Employees working in the civil service, NHS, local government, education, the police and fire services also represent a large and growing body of students taking degree courses at universities. Exploring this important and rapidly...

    Published February 25th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Resource Allocation in the Public Sector

    Values, Priorities and Markets in the Management of Public Services

    By Colin Fisher

    In the public sector at the moment resources are scarce - or at the very least finite and limited - how they are allocated is therefore of crucial importance.This book analyses this process and examines the competing values that underlie the public service ethic, including the role of markets and...

    Published June 4th 1998 by Routledge