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Squaring the public policy circle: Managing a mismatch between demands and resources

Peter Taylor-Gooby

in New Paradigms in Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264935
eISBN:
9780191760365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the strategies that have been developed to manage the dilemma between maintaining services and constraint. These include shifting responsibility in various areas towards the ... More


Did Government Cost Less?: Running Costs and Paybill

Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon

in A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199687022
eISBN:
9780191766930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687022.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 assesses a key element often associated with New Public Management—its capacity to effect cost-cutting in government—by looking at what happened to reported running costs in UK civil ... More


Yesterday’s Tomorrows Revisited—the Route to Better and Cheaper Public Services

Christopher Hood and Ruth Dixon

in A Government that Worked Better and Cost Less?: Evaluating Three Decades of Reform and Change in UK Central Government

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199687022
eISBN:
9780191766930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687022.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter briefly reviews the recent history of government modernization efforts with emphasis on the New Public Management, a reform agenda with which the UK is particularly ... More


The Lessons Relearned

Maury Klein

in Union Pacific: The Reconfiguration: America's Greatest Railroad from 1969 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195369892
eISBN:
9780190254636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195369892.003.0033
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Union Pacific Railroad and other railroads reconfigured themselves to become a strong and thriving industry. Deregulation drove the railroad industry to look for every way ... More


Who are Nurses and Where have they Gone?

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Nursing is a distinct scientific field and an autonomous profession. Nurses follow a unique, holistic practice model that emphasizes preventive care and overall well-being. Virtually all US nurses ... More


The Empire

Maury Klein

in Union Pacific: The Reconfiguration: America's Greatest Railroad from 1969 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195369892
eISBN:
9780190254636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195369892.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Union Pacific Railroad's transformation into a business empire in the railroad industry in the United States after a sweeping reorganization. By 1990 no one could doubt that ... More


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