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Case Studies in Public Services Management

Case Studies in Public Services Management

Alan Lawton, David McKevitt

ISBN: 978-0-631-19579-5

Jan 1996, Wiley-Blackwell

220 pages

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$68.95

Description

Case Studies in Public Services Management examines key issues such as managing networks, measuring performance, changing culture, implementing strategy and strategic change. In addressing the key contemporary issues in public services management the cases cover a range of functions including education, health, community care, welfare benefits and policing.
Introduction.

1. The Vision and Reality of an Executive Agency.

2. Strategic Management in Further Education.

3. Strategic Change in Local Government Management: Comparative Case Studies.

4. Light at the End of the Tunnel.

5. Merging into Ribbon.

6. The Metropolitan Police Plus Programme.

7. Implementing Community Care.

8. Wellcare Hospital Trust.

9. European Regional Development Fund in Wales.

10. Local Authority Decison-Making: The Traders of the Uffizi Gallery in Italy.

11. Capital Accounting.

Index.

*First collection of cases in public servics management.
*A tutor's guide is available which will help users to place the cases within a wider theoretical context.
*The cases cover a range of functions including education, health, community care, welfare benefits and policing.