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The Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781409462507Publication details: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780754695707
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ashgate Research Companion to New Public ManagementDDC classification:
  • 351
LOC classification:
  • JF1351.A84 2010
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; Part I NPM Processes: Driving Forces; 2 Basic NPM Ideas and their Development; 3 The Political-Administrative Design of NPM; 4 The Relevance of Culture for NPM; 5 New Public Organisations: A Revivalist Movement; Part II Convergence and Divergence among Countries; 6 NPM in Anglo-Saxon Countries; 7 Public Management Reform in Continental Europe: National Distinctiveness; 8 NPM in Scandinavia; 9 NPM in Asian Countries; Part III Sector Studies
10 Healthcare States and Medical Professions: The Challenges from NPM11 NPM, Network Governance and the University as a Changing Professional Organization; 12 NPM Ideas and Social Welfare Administration; 13 Utility Regulation and NPM; Part IV NPM Features; 14 Structural Devolution to Agencies; 15 Managing Performance and Auditing Performance; 16 Managerialism and Models of Management; 17 Privatization; 18 A Transformative Perspective on Public-Private Partnerships; Part V Effects and Implications of NPM; 19 NPM and the Search for Efficiency; 20 Unions, Corporatist Participation and NPM
21 NPM: Restoring the Public Trust through Creating Distrust?22 Scientization; 23 An Aftermath of NPM: Regained Relevance of Public Values and Public Service Motivation; 24 Serving the Public? Users, Consumers and the Limits of NPM; 25 Responses to NPM: From Input Democracy to Output Democracy; 26 Normativity and NPM: A Need for Some Theoretical Coherence; Part VI NPM and Beyond; 27 Beyond NPM? Some Development Features; 28 Reinventing Weber: The Role of Institutions in Creating Social Trust; 29 Public Governance and Public Services: A 'Brave New World' or New Wine in Old Bottles?; References
Index
Summary: A comprehensive, up-to-the-moment review of the New Public Management movement, the driving forces behind its reform and its various trajectories and special features. The Companion offers a refreshing analysis of key issues, and is essential reading for students, and anyone with an interest in modern administrative reform.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction; Part I NPM Processes: Driving Forces; 2 Basic NPM Ideas and their Development; 3 The Political-Administrative Design of NPM; 4 The Relevance of Culture for NPM; 5 New Public Organisations: A Revivalist Movement; Part II Convergence and Divergence among Countries; 6 NPM in Anglo-Saxon Countries; 7 Public Management Reform in Continental Europe: National Distinctiveness; 8 NPM in Scandinavia; 9 NPM in Asian Countries; Part III Sector Studies

10 Healthcare States and Medical Professions: The Challenges from NPM11 NPM, Network Governance and the University as a Changing Professional Organization; 12 NPM Ideas and Social Welfare Administration; 13 Utility Regulation and NPM; Part IV NPM Features; 14 Structural Devolution to Agencies; 15 Managing Performance and Auditing Performance; 16 Managerialism and Models of Management; 17 Privatization; 18 A Transformative Perspective on Public-Private Partnerships; Part V Effects and Implications of NPM; 19 NPM and the Search for Efficiency; 20 Unions, Corporatist Participation and NPM

21 NPM: Restoring the Public Trust through Creating Distrust?22 Scientization; 23 An Aftermath of NPM: Regained Relevance of Public Values and Public Service Motivation; 24 Serving the Public? Users, Consumers and the Limits of NPM; 25 Responses to NPM: From Input Democracy to Output Democracy; 26 Normativity and NPM: A Need for Some Theoretical Coherence; Part VI NPM and Beyond; 27 Beyond NPM? Some Development Features; 28 Reinventing Weber: The Role of Institutions in Creating Social Trust; 29 Public Governance and Public Services: A 'Brave New World' or New Wine in Old Bottles?; References

Index

A comprehensive, up-to-the-moment review of the New Public Management movement, the driving forces behind its reform and its various trajectories and special features. The Companion offers a refreshing analysis of key issues, and is essential reading for students, and anyone with an interest in modern administrative reform.