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Public Management Reform in Practice

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:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Public management reform started in Great Britain, New Zealand, and Australia in the 1980s. In the US, the reform occurred mainly at local level, but the National Performance Review Program ... More


Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The two major political institutions acting in modern democracies–civil society and the state–assume new ways of relating among themselves, thereby producing new democratic governance. Discusses two ... More


Bureaucratic and Civil Service Reform

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:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discusses the transition from bureaucratic public administration to public or new public management. Classic bureaucratic administration, based on the Prussian army’s administrative principles, ... More


The Changing Context: Christopher Pollitt

Christopher Pollitt

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter summarizes and compares the trajectories of public management reform in Great Britain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, and France. It explains the common themes in the management ... More


Quo Vadis

Robert R. Locke

in The Collapse of the American Management Mystique

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198774068
eISBN:
9780191695339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198774068.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter evaluates American managerialism today, with suggestions, based on the book's historical exposition, for reform. Topics discussed include the firm's relationship with the state, ... More


The Management-Audit Interface: Christopher Pollitt

Christopher Pollitt

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the management–audit interface and the implications of public management reforms for SAIs. It suggests that the interlinked development of management reform and performance ... More


Performance Audit and Public Management Reform: Christopher Pollitt and Hilkka Summa

Christopher Pollitt and Hilkka Summa

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to study the practice of performance audits and relate it to contemporary development public management. This book evaluates audits carried ... More


Storms—Financial, Climatic, and Industrial

Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert

in Facing Up to Thatcherism: The History of NALGO 1979-93

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240753
eISBN:
9780191696862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240753.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Debates in the trade-union movement about the lessons to be learned from the situation were complex, but they could be grouped into two main schools of thought. Central to this debate within the ... More


Fiscal Squeeze in Dutch Municipalities in the 1980s:: Cutback Measures and Public Management Reforms

Walter Kickert

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the fiscal problems of Dutch local government in the 1980s and the way that municipalities handled the fiscal squeeze of that time. It first explores the causes of the 1980s ... More


The political economy of English public services reform and implications for management knowledges in health care organizations

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores, in greater depth, the idea floated in the Introduction that the macro-level political economy of public services reform can exert effects on preferred management knowledges at ... More


Empires of Steel

Domenic Vitiello

in Engineering Philadelphia: The Sellers Family and the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450112
eISBN:
9780801469749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450112.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines William Sellers's postwar ownership of Midvale Steel Co. and how it shaped new corporate patterns of industry and economic development, including the rise of the ... More


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