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Public management and administration: an introduction

Public management and administration: an introduction

Hughes, Owen E., author

The nature and management of the public sector has changed dramatically since the replacement of the rigid, bureaucratic form of public administration of the 20th century by a more flexible, market-based model. This edition provides a uniquely broad ranging and international introduction to the field and includes a chapter on governance

Paperback, Book. English.
Fifth edition.
All formats and editions (5)
Published London: Palgrave, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Owen E. Hughes
ISBN: 113756007X, 9781137560070
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Previous edition: 2012.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: ix, 404 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Public administration.; Politics and Government.


  1. 1. An Era of Change.- 2. The Role of Government.- 3. The Traditional Model of Public Administration.- 4. Public Management.- 5. Public Policy.- 6. Governance.- 7. Accountability.- 8. Stakeholders and External Constituencies.- 9. Regulation, Contracting and Public Ownership.- 10. Strategic Management.- 11. Managing People and Leadership.- 12. Service Delivery.- 13. Managing with Technology.- 14. Financial and Performance Management.- 15. Conclusion
  2. Paradigms in Public Management.