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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

Cosmopolitan CanvasesThe Globalization of Markets for Contemporary Art

Cosmopolitan Canvases: The Globalization of Markets for Contemporary Art

Olav Velthuis and Stefano Baia Curioni (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717744
eISBN:
9780191787249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717744.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Public Management

This book brings together recent, multidisciplinary, cutting edge research on the globalization of markets for contemporary art. Focusing on different regions including China, Russia, India, and ... More

The Cultures of MarketsThe Political Economy of Climate Governance

The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Janelle Knox-Hayes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

This book explores the establishment of emissions trading as a form of environmental market-based governance in Australia, China, Europe, Japan, South Korea, and the United States. It argues that ... More

Digital Government at WorkA Social Informatics Perspective

Digital Government at Work: A Social Informatics Perspective

Ian McLoughlin and Rob Wilson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557721
eISBN:
9780191761232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557721.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Digital Government at Work aims to provide a new perspective on the use of digital technologies to provide more joined-up public services. Drawing upon extensive research conducted from ... More

The Executive's CompassBusiness and the Good Society

The Executive's Compass: Business and the Good Society

James O'Toole

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096446
eISBN:
9780199854875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096446.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This book uses political philosophy to examine the role of the corporation in our culture and its place in creating The Good Society. This book aims to provide business leaders with a practical ... More

The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Gary Anderson

Olivia S. Mitchell (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

People covered by public pensions are often the subject of ‘pension envy’, that is, their benefits might seem more generous and their contributions lower than those offered by the private sector. Yet ... More

Graduate WorkSkills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets

Graduate Work: Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets

Gerbrand Tholen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198744481
eISBN:
9780191805714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744481.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The expansion of higher education (HE) has been one of the most important changes to affect Western labour markets. More than a third of all British workers are now degree holders. The graduate ... More

Inside the Compassionate OrganizationCulture, Identity, and Image in an English Hospice

Inside the Compassionate Organization: Culture, Identity, and Image in an English Hospice

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham, and Sudi Sharifi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198813958
eISBN:
9780191851865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813958.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

The literature on management and organization studies suggests the time is right for a focus on ‘care and compassion’. The aim of this book is to answer this call by examining the cultural changes ... More

International Research Management

International Research Management

Philip H. Birnbaum, Frederick A. Rossini, and Donald R. Baldwin (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This book presents a group of papers that describe the preconditions, processes, and outcomes of interdisciplinary research projects from the United States, Canada, Israel, Japan, Brazil, the German ... More

Knowledge to Action?Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Sue Dopson and Louise Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Health services can and should be improved by applying research findings about best practice. This book explores why it proves notoriously difficult to implement change based on research evidence in ... More

Making Wicked Problems Governable?The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Ewan Ferlie, Louise Fitzgerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This book characterizes the nature of key reforms—namely managed networks—introduced in the UK National Health Service during the New Labour period (1997–2010). It combines rich empirical case ... More

New Perspectives on Public ServicesPlace and Technology

New Perspectives on Public Services: Place and Technology

Christopher Pollitt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199603831
eISBN:
9780191806797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199603831.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Despite their immense importance for many aspects of public service management, the specific features of places have been largely ignored in recent public management literature. Technologies have ... 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

Performance or Compliance?Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Christopher Pollitt, Xavier Girre, Jeremy Lonsdale, Robert Mul, Hilkka Summa, and Marit Waerness

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Performance audit is now in fashion, but has in the past been a somewhat closed world, little studied by outsiders. Now an international team of researchers has studied the work of five national ... More

Public AdministrationThe Interdisciplinary Study of Government

Public Administration: The Interdisciplinary Study of Government

Jos C. N. Raadschelders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693894
eISBN:
9780191731877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693894.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Public administration seeks to develop a comprehensive understanding of the internal structure and functioning of government, in all its complexity, and its interaction with society and its citizens. ... More

Reconfiguring Knowledge ProductionChanging Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Richard Whitley, Jochen Gläser, and Lars Engwall (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

The governance of the public sciences has profoundly changed since the Second World War, especially with regard to funding structures, the autonomy, and accountability of public research ... 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

Strategic ReframingThe Oxford Scenario Planning Approach

Strategic Reframing: The Oxford Scenario Planning Approach

Rafael Ramírez and Angela Wilkinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198745693
eISBN:
9780191807695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745693.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Strategy

In a fast paced world of more disruptive changes and connected challenges, leaders and their organizations are searching for new ways to survive and succeed. Many different approaches to scenario ... More

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