Performance Management in the Public Sector (Paperback)
|Author: Wouter/ Bouckaert Van Dooren|
Tackling the key topics of reform and modernization, this important new book systematically examines performance in public management systems. The authors combine academic theory with practical case studies to present this seminal subject in an informative and accessible manner.
Performance Management takes as its point of departure a broad definition of performance to redefine major and basic mechanisms in public administration both theoretically and in practice. The book is divided into four sections:
A must-read for any student or practitioner of public management, this core text will prove invaluable to anyone wanting to improve their understanding of performance management in the public sector.
From the Publisher:
This text covers a key topic of reform and modernization in the public sector. Systematically examining performance in public management systems the authors have combined theory with practitioner case studies and present this seminal subject in an accessible manner.