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Governance of Public Sector Organization (Governance and Public Management)

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Governance of Public Sector Organizations analyzes recent changes in government administration by focusing on organizational forms and their effects. Contributors to this edited volume demonstrate how generations of reform result in increased complexity of government organizations, and explain this layering process with multiple theories.

About the Author

PER LÆGREID is Professor at the University of Bergen, Norway. He has published extensively on public sector reform and institutional change from a comparative perspective. His recent books include OrganizationTheoryand the Public Sector, Transcending New Public Management, and Autonomy and Regulation. He has recently published articles in PublicAdministration, Public Administration Review, and Governance.

 

KOEN VERHOEST is Assistant Professor and Research Manager at the Public Management Institute, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. His research interests include organization, control and marketization of public tasks. He has published articles in Governance, Public Administration and Development, International Review of Administrative Sciences and Public Organization Review.

Table of Contents

Reforming Public sector organizations; P.Lægreid & K.Verhoest

PART I: PROLIFERATION AND SPECIALIZATION

The Structural Autonomy of the Norwegian State: Increased Specialization or a Pendulum Shift?; P.Lægreid, V.W.Rolland, P.G.Roness, & J-E.Ågotnes

The Agency Landscape in Hungary 2002-2006; G.Hajnal

Specialization and Fragmentation in Regulatory Regimes; J.Rommel, K.Verhoest & J.Matthys

PART II: AUTONOMY AND CONTROL

Policy and Management Autonomy of Federal Agencies in Germany; T.Bach

Explaining Autonomy in Public Agencies: the Case of Hong Kong; M.Painter, J.P.Burns & W-H.Yee

Determinants of Result-based Control in Italian Agencies; D.Barbieri, P.Fedele, D.Gall & E.Ongaro

PART III: PERFORMANCE AND RESULTS

The Long-run Performance of Decentralized Agencies in Québec; M-E.Quenneville, C.Laurin & N.Thibodeau

Comparing Impacts of Modes of Governance; M.Van Genuchten

Are Regulatory Agencies Delivering What they Promise?; M.Maggetti

Performance of Public Sector Organizations: Do Managerial Tools Matter?; K.Verhoest, B.Verschuere, F.Meyers & A.Sulle

PART IV: POST-NPM AND WHOLE -OF-GOVERNMENT: INCREASED COMPLEXITY

Post-PNM Responses to Disaggregation through Coordinating Horizontally and Integrating Governance; J.Halligan

Increased Complexity in Public Organizations - the Challenges of Combining NPM and POST-NPM features; T.Christensen & P.Laegreid

Organizing Public Sector Agencies: Challenges and Reflections; K.Verhoest & P.Laegreid

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230238206
Author:
Lgreid, Per
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Editor:
Verhoest, Koen
Author:
Laegreid, Per
Author:
Verhoest, Koen
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
Government - Comparative
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Government - National
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Comparative politics
Subject:
American Government/National
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Governance and Public Management
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 b/w tables, 12 figures
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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