civil servants and politics a delicate balance public sector organizations

Download Book Civil Servants And Politics A Delicate Balance Public Sector Organizations in PDF format. You can Read Online Civil Servants And Politics A Delicate Balance Public Sector Organizations here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Civil Servants And Politics

Author : C. Neuhold
ISBN : 9781137316813
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 41. 46 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 647
Read : 1280

Download Now


This comparative study focuses on the changing relations between civil servants and politicians in the European Union in the last two decades. As well as national case studies this book also looks into politico-administrative relations in supranational institutions such as the European Commission and the European Parliament.

Organizing For Coordination In The Public Sector

Author : P. Lægreid
ISBN : 9781137359636
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 43. 37 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 371
Read : 808

Download Now


This collection focuses on public sector coordination, key aspect of governments' have sought to tackle contemporary policy challenges. By guiding the reader through 20 case studies of novel coordination instruments from 12 countries, the compendium gives valuable lessons for achieving better coordination of public policies.

Reform And Leadership In The Public Sector

Author : Joe L. Wallis
ISBN : 1781959234
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 72. 69 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 904
Read : 1143

Download Now


'In this new, exciting exposition, Brian Dollery and Joe Wallis (here joined by Linda McLoughlin) continue their unique explorations advancing the frontiers of public administration and political economy with a fresh, challenging, and thought-provoking analysis of the effects and implications of more than two decades of public sector reform.' - Zane Spindler, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Nordic Administrative Reforms

Author : Carsten Greve
ISBN : 9781137563637
Genre : Law
File Size : 75. 20 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 438
Read : 248

Download Now


This book is based on a unique data set and assesses in comparative terms the public management reforms in the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Based on the assessments of administrative executives, the book compares the Nordic countries with the Anglo-Saxon, the Germanic, the Napoleonic and the East European group of countries. The book addresses the following questions: What reform trends are relevant in the public administrations of the Nordic countries? What institutional features characterize the state authorities in these countries? What characterizes the role identity, self-understanding, dominant values, and motivation of administrative executive in the Nordic countries? What characterizes reform processes, trends and content, what is the relevance of different types of management instruments, and what are their perceived effects and the perceived performance of the public administration? The book also examines how the different Nordic countries dealt with the financial crisis of 2008, and how the differences and similarities in their approaches can be explained.

The State Of Public Management

Author : Donald F. Kettl
ISBN : 0801852765
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 75. 6 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 971
Read : 663

Download Now


Public management stands at the unique intersection of theory and practice. It seeks to help scholars frame questions that will improve their understanding of how policy ideas become transformed into practice and to help government managers see past the narrow issues on their desks to the broader implications of their work. In The State of Public Management, Donald F. Kettl and H. Brinton Milward bring together contributors who focus on the interdisciplinary nature of public management. Scholars from the social sciences—economics, political science, sociology, and psychology—examine what traditional disciplines bring to the debate. Other analysts build on this foundation to probe the theoretical bases of and practical solutions for public management.

The Politicization Of The Civil Service In Comparative Perspective

Author : B. Guy Peters
ISBN : 9781135996260
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 75. 66 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 545
Read : 882

Download Now


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 systems used to handle appointees of prior administrations in the US, Canada, Germany, France, Britain, New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Greece.

Governance In A Changing Environment

Author : Guy Peters
ISBN : 9780773565500
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 44. 41 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 425
Read : 735

Download Now


Fiscal cutbacks, the public's declining confidence in government, and new ideologies are forcing the public sector in industrialized democracies to undertake major reforms. In these essays contributing authors examine changes to the political and economic environment and the ways in which governments have responded. The essays explain what is happening in government in the late twentieth century and suggest changes that can be expected in the future.

Top Download:

Best Books