Managing Performance in the Public Sector by Hans de Bruijn

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Topical and taking a bold stance in the contentious debate surrounding performance in the public sector, this new edition shows readers how performance thinking has a substantial impact on the management of public organizations.

Thoroughly revised and updated, this highly successful text, written by an experienced academic and practitioner is packed full with a wealth of new features. These include:

more examples and cases, from a variety of different sectors, including, hospitals, courts, school and universities
a whole new chapter on the dynamics of performance management; answering the questions – how do PM systems evolve? Which effects will dominate in the long run?
many extra recommendations for making PM attractive for managers.

An informed and up-to-date analysis of this subject, this is an essential text for all those studying, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, performance management in the public sector.


About Hans de Bruijn

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Hans de Bruijn is a Professor of Public Administration at Delft University, the Netherlands. Much of his research and consultancy focuses on the role of managers in professional organizations. He is the author of Managing Performance in the Public Sector and co-author of Management in Networks, both published by Routledge.
Published September 2, 2003 by Routledge. 140 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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