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State to Market

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

An account is given of the movement towards the privatization of social welfare activity that has taken place since the mid 1980s. Various aspects of this are discussed: the different paths that have ... More


Conclusions

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This concluding chapter contains some lessons from experience and conclusions regarding what is already known about contracting out, and how much more still needs to be found out. Four ‘lessons’ from ... More


The Social-Liberal State

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:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The political values involved in liberalism, democracy, socialism have historically been in conflict, but there is no reason why we cannot see them as complementary. A purely market as well as a ... More


Legislative and Regulatory Controls on Delegation

Catherine M Donnelly

in Delegation of Governmental Power to Private Parties: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298242
eISBN:
9780191711626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298242.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers control techniques which tend to regulate the day-to-day management details of private delegation. The focus is on executive delegators, because by their nature — and unlike ... More


Public Sector Contracting

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the following two look at the structural changes that have resulted from the economy‐wide application of contracting out. The public sector is, perhaps, the one that has been most ... More


Delegation of Governmental Power to Private Parties: A Comparative Perspective

Catherine M. Donnelly

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298242
eISBN:
9780191711626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298242.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Through a comparative analysis of England, the European Union, and the United States, this book considers legal responses to delegation of governmental power to private parties. Although private ... More


The Costs of Contracting

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the previous one outline the costs and benefits of contracting out. While there is merit in separating costs from benefits, and that is how managers intuitively think of the issue, ... More


Control and Flexibility

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter, the previous two, and the next one consider the alternative means through which a contracting strategy is devised and implemented. In Ch. 7, the design of contracts and performance ... More


Organizational Change

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the previous three consider the alternative means through which a contracting strategy is devised and implemented. Chapter 8 discusses the problems of organizational change ... More


Introduction

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The first part of this chapter introduces the different types of government contract currently in use in central and local government. It identifies the three broad types of contracting activity that ... More


Administering the Delegated Welfare State: The Cases of Medicare and the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter six explores the consequences of delegated governance through an analysis of Medicare administration in general, and of key elements of the 2003 MMA—the Medicare Advantage program and the ... More


Exploring the Delegated Welfare State

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter develops the concept of delegated governance and applies it to the American welfare state. The chapter also places the American practice in historical, comparative, and cross-policy ... More


Why Make When You Can Buy?

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This first section of the book introduces the central issues of contracting out by asking ‘Why make when you can buy?’ This chapter begins by outlining a handful of contracting examples, most of ... More


The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Simon Domberger

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Among the questions tackled by Simon Domberger in this book are the following: When should organizations contract out services traditionally produced in‐house? Is outsourcing another ephemeral ... More


The Shifting Boundaries of Organizations

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the shifting boundaries of organizations––what they choose to do for themselves and what they increasingly rely on the market for. It briefly considers changes in the horizontal ... More


The Benefits of Contracting

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the next outline the benefits and costs of contracting out. While there is merit in separating costs from benefits, and that is how managers intuitively think of the issue, the ... More


Value Capture

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter, the previous one, and the next two consider the alternative means through which a contracting strategy is devised and implemented. Chapter 6 explores how added value can be captured by ... More


The Future of Contracting

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the previous two look at the structural changes that have resulted from the economy‐wide application of contracting out. The public sector is perhaps the one that has been most ... More


Specialization

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter and the next three consider the alternative means through which a contracting strategy is devised and implemented. Chapter 5 identifies the sources of added value generated through a ... More


Contracting and the Service Economy

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter, the previous one, and the following one look at the structural changes that have resulted from the economy‐wide application of contracting out. The public sector is, perhaps, the one ... More


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