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Conclusion

Erin Metz McDonnell

in Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197364
eISBN:
9780691200064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197364.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter examines how this study extends and reimagines a long scholarly tradition of state-building based on the European state experience, including ways the framework may help ... More


The Search for Organisational Agility

Jon Coaffee

in Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter asserts that, by drawing together learning points and key principles from private- and public-sector attempts to embed flexibility, agility, and adaptability into the everyday practices ... More


Public learning

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Private sector organisations have learnt the importance of consortia and partnerships to handle large contracts. Public services have been slow to learn these lessons. This chapter examines how ... More


Stress-testing Economic Resilience

Jon Coaffee

in Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter illuminates how the practices underpinning economic and financial resilience have progressed since the early 2000s crash. It draws on a series of vignettes from private- and ... More


Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Robert E. Baldwin and L. Winters (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

People passionately disagree about the nature of the globalization process. The failure of both the 1999 and 2003 World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial conferences in Seattle and Cancun, ... More


Management Through Metrics

Rob Kitchin

in Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215144
eISBN:
9781529215168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215144.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter studies how public and private sector organizations are increasingly using key performance indicators (KPIs) and technocratic procedures to manage work and workers and its consequences. ... More


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