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P Insightful and comprehensive and covering new subjects like globalization and IT, this text, international in approach, provides a thorough introduction to the key phases of the contracting process and the skills required by managers in its implementation. /P P These include: BR /P UL LI policy for contracting /LI LI strategic purchasing /LI LI understanding markets /LI LI communicating the contracting decision /LI LI designing and drafting the contract /LI LI the role of the consumer /LI LI the regulation of service provision BR /LI /UL P Illustrated throughout with practitioner case-studies from a range of OECD countries, the book presents an important new theoretical '~contract management model' and a '~mature contract model, and explores the mechanisms, formal rules and informal norms that influence the way governments contract for public services. This book is essential reading for all students of public management and all public service managers. /P P /P P /P

Table of Contents

pt. I. Introduction — 1. Introduction : the contractual age in public service delivery — 2. Managing contracts : a conceptual model — pt. II. Organizing for contracting — 3. Contract management capacity — 4. Using information technology in contract management — 5. Training and educating contract managers — pt. III. Contracting and public service delivery systems — 6. Private providers of public services — 7. Public-private partnerships — pt. IV. Conclusions — 8. Holding contractors accountable : the regulatory context — 9. Conclusions : contracting for public services — App A. Contracting out for railway services : the case of market entry by Arriva in Denmark — App B. Strategic contracting in local government : the case of Graested-Gilleleje in Denmark.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780203002735
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Business & Economics : Economics - General
Creator:
Carsten Greve
Author:
Greve, Carsten
Author:
Carsten Greve
Subject:
Public administration
Subject:
Public contracts
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Public-private sector cooperation
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Business management
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
August 2007
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Business » International
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