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Public Sector Management

Public Sector Management

Seventh Edition
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February 2017 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The seventh edition of the bestselling Public Sector Management is a rich and insightful description, analysis and critique of the management of the public sector by the UK government.

NEW to the seventh edition:

  • Now set in an international context with comparative global examples throughout
  • Three new chapters covering: strategy and planning in the public sector; transparency, accountability and ethics; and non-profit management, including the role of social enterprise and the voluntary sector 
  • Examines the impact of the continuing financial crisis on public spending
  • An updated companion website with tutorial videos, free access to full-text journal articles, policy documents, links to useful websites and social media resources:

Public Sector Management is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying public sector management as part of a business, management or politics degree.

Chapter 1: The Public Sector in the United Kingdom in a Global Context
Chapter 2: Politics and the Public Sector
Chapter 3: Public Policy and Strategy
Chapter 4: Public Spending and Financial Management
Chapter 5: Managing Performance
Chapter 6: E-Government
Chapter 7: Accountability, Transparency and Ethics
Chapter 8: Outsourcing
Chapter 9: Public-Private Partnerships
Chapter 10: Regulation of Infrastructure and Utilities
Chapter 11: Social Enterprises, Non-Profits and the Third Sector

Target group is not yet ready for using the book due to a different competence level. The book will be used at a later stage in the same programme.

Professor Stefan Handke
Business Administration, Dresden University of Applied Sciences
May 15, 2020

Accessible and informative.

Miss Amy Allen
School of Health & Social Care, Nottingham Trent University
February 6, 2020

This is an excellent supplementary text. Discourse is expertly crafted in a methodological sequence.

Dr Michael David Hall
Business Administration, University of Seychelles
February 18, 2019

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