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Building the New Managerialist StateConsultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Denis Saint-Martin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

In the 1980s and 1990s the governance witnessed a shift from the Weberian model of bureaucracy to the ‘new managerialism’ — a term used to describe the group of ideas imported from business and ... More

The New Public Management in Action

The New Public Management in Action

Ewan Ferlie, Lynn Ashburner, Louise Fitzgerald, and Andrew Pettigrew

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289029
eISBN:
9780191684661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289029.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This book analyses the changes in the organization and management of the UK public services over the last fifteen years, looking particularly at the restructured NHS. The book presents an up-to-date ... More

Paradoxes of ModernizationUnintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Helen Margetts, Perri 6, and Christopher Hood (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This book explores the unintended and unanticipated effects associated with ‘modernization’ projects and tackles the key question that they provoke: Why do policy-makers persist in such enterprises ... More

Reengineering Health CareThe Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Organizations are being urged to experiment with new structures and processes. A ‘process perspective’ on organizing is emerging as a major challenge to ‘functional’ principles of organizing ... More

Regulation and RiskOccupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Bridget M. Hutter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Regulating the risks associated with economic activities is a feature of modern societies and one in which the state increasingly seeks to co-opt the regulatory powers of corporations. This book ... More

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