Book News: August 22nd, 2002

By Norman FlynnThis latest edition includes the most up-to-date research and comment on changes in public sector management in the UK since the arrival of the Blair government. The book maintains its highly accessible yet analytical style and examines in detail the major management issues of strategy, competition, co-operation and collaboration, service design and delivery, people management, organisational structures, financial management and the management of performance. It deals with control through audit and inspection, contracting to collaboration and on managing money in the public sector. It also includes discussion of highly relevant topics such as public-private partnerships, and developments within the NHS and covers the Third Way approach to policy and management.

Published by: FT Prentice Hall; ISBN: 0273646346 4th Ed. 25 pounds 99