Civil service & public sector

    Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations

    By Leisha DeHart-Davis

    Paperback £20.46

    Provides the portrait of rules in public organizations and seeks to find the balance between rules that create red tape and rules that help public organizations function effectively, what the author calls "green tape."

    Introduction to Industrial Organization

    By Luis M. B. Cabral

    Hardback Save £4.04 = £60.96

    An issue-driven introduction to industrial organization, thoroughly updated and revised.

    Governance Networks in the Public Sector

    By Joop Koppenjan

    Paperback Save £3.88 = £38.11

    Governance Networks in the Public Sector presents a comprehensive study of governance networks and the management of complexities in network settings. Public, private and non-profit organizations are increasingly faced with complex, wicked problems when making decisions, developing policies or delivering services in the public sector. These activities take place in...

    Strategic Management in the Public Sector

    By Paul Joyce

    Paperback Save £4.64 = £42.35

    Strategic management is widely seen as essential to the public services, leading to better performance and better outcomes for the public. In fact, the private sector idea of strategic management has become so powerful in the public sector that politicians and policy makers have begun to talk about the importance...

    New Perspectives in Policing: Stress, Public Perception and Leadership

    By Emerald Group Publishing Limited

    Paperback £27.96

    New Perspectives in Policing: Stress, Public Perception' examines the evolving nature of Policing policy, practice and management in an era of ever increasing demands for efficiency, transparency and accountability. The collection assesses the impact of public perception and stress, presenting detailed analyses and new conceptual frameworks.

    Rebalancing Public Partnership: Innovative Practice Between Government and Nonprofits from Around the World

    By John Brothers

    Hardback £40.71

    In the US, as in many other Western economies, federal and state government is working to become more involved with the nonprofit sector; a sector in which many of the organizations are singularly ill-prepared and strategically unaligned to fulfill the new role that is being asked of them. Based on...

    Shadow State

    By Alan White

    Paperback £11.45

    A gripping investigation into the private companies that run Britain

    Performance Management in the Public Sector

    By Wouter van Dooren

    Paperback Save £4.64 = £42.35

    In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in practice. This new edition has been revised...

    Risk and Crisis Management in the Public Sector

    By Lynn T. Drennan

    Paperback £40.66

    Every decision that is made by managers and policy-makers in a public sector organization requires an evaluation and a judgement of the risks involved. This vital requirement has been recognised in the growth of risk management. However, risks can never be fully prevented, which means that public managers also have...

    Doing More with Less 2nd edition: Measuring, Analyzing and Improving Performance in the Not-For-Profit and Government Sectors

    By James Creelman

    Hardback £30.45

    Written in an accessible and practical style, Doing More With Less 2nd edition addresses the efficiency drive using models, tools, and ideas more commonly found in the corporate world. This fully updated edition also includes case studies from Audit Scotland, Belfast City Council, FBI, NHS, Ministry of Works Bahrain, and...

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