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The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More


Public Management Reform Defined

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The basic idea is that activities that use state power should be within the state organization; the state should mainly finance social, cultural, and scientific activities involving externalities and ... More


Calamity, Conspiracy, and Chaos in Public Management

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In Chapters 2–3 of the Introduction, the cultural‐theory framework is used to explore two central problems of public management—the analysis of the characteristic ways in which different forms of ... More


Public Management: Seven Propositions

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Discusses three conventional assumptions that are made about public management: that it is in the throes of a millennial transformation to a new style; that today's ‘new’ public management ideas ... More


Process-Based Organizations in the UK Public Services? Prospects for the Future

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

in Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses whether process-based organization and the notion of New Public Management (NPM) complement or contradict each other. We re-visit the earlier analysis of the UK NPM and ... More


Repairing Our Public and Private Institutions: A National Imperative

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 1 is the introduction and overview. It introduces the core questions of the book: Why did so many major firms fail to protect themselves and their shareholders from failure in the financial ... More


The case for social marketing

Jeff French

in Social Marketing and Public Health: Theory and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550692
eISBN:
9780191720413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550692.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores why social marketing is increasingly being applied by governments and public sector institutions when developing interventions to bring about social good. It argues that ... More


Measuring to learn

christian bason

in Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

With limited resources and rapidly growing needs, public organisations must invest in activities that create the desired value for society. To that end, organisations must measure whether they ... More


Nursing the Nation: The 1930s Public Health Nurse as Image and Icon

Shawn Michelle Smith

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores visual representations of public health nurses who belonged to the National Organization for Public Health Nursing (NOPHN) in the 1930s, with particular emphasis on how the work ... More


The Role and Functioning of Public-Interest Legal Organizations in the Enforcement of the Employment Laws

Christine Jolls

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The American legal system affords a significant array of protections to employees. Although most workers in the United States do not enjoy a general right to be dismissed only for cause—a right ... More


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