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Public Administration & Public Management : The Principal-Agent Perspective
by Jan-Erik Lane


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A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates.

Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources - employees, money and laws - into policy outputs and outcomes.  Read more...


 
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Overview

A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates.

Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources - employees, money and laws - into policy outputs and outcomes. In well-ordered societies the teams who work for the state work under a rule-of-law framework, known as public administration. This book covers the key issues of:

  • the principal-agent framework and the public sector
  • public principals and their agents
  • the economic reasons of government
  • public organization, incentives and rationality in government
  • the essence of public administration: legality and the rule of law
  • public policy criteria: the Cambridge and Chicago positions
  • public teams and private teams
  • public firms
  • public insurance
  • public management policy

Public Administration & Public Management is essential reading for those with professional and research interests in public administration and public management.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780415370165
  • ISBN-10: 0415370167
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: November 2005
  • Page Count: 292
  • Dimensions: 9.18 x 6.92 x 0.68 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.02 pounds


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