Financial Management for the Public Services

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    Written for new and existing managers, undergraduate and postgraduate students of the public services, this essential textbook explores the meaning and significance of financial management for the public services, in a way which combines both theoretical arguments and practical applications. Written for the non-specialist, it:* examines the economics of public services* considers the extent to which the management of public services has actually changed in practice* explains the meaning and applicability of financial management tools including those relating to budgets and capital investment* presents original work on the issue of audit expectations* presents case studies on the problems which can arise when traditional concerns on probity and stewardship are neglected* considers the benefits and problems of measuring performance in the public services* includes specific chapters on financial management in health services and local government

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    Number of Pages: 240
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780335198450
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    Listed in: Politics & government, Budgeting & financial management, Civil service & public sector
    Publisher: Open University Press

    Books by John Wilson

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