Managing Performance in the Public Sector (2nd New edition)

Managing Performance in the Public Sector (2nd New edition)

By: Hans de Bruijn (author)Paperback

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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.

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Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands


Part 1: 1. An Introduction to Performance Measurement 2. The Perverse Effects of Performance Measurement 3. The Dynamics of Performance Measurement: Five Laws Part 2: 4. Design Principles for Performance Measurement 5. Trust and Interaction 6. Content and Variety 7. Dynamics: Towards Lively Performance Measurement Part 3: 8. Conclusions and Three Paradoxes

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415403207
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780415403207
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 0415403200
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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