This book looks at the Australian public sector reforms of the 1980s and 1990s. It examines Program Budgeting, reorganisation of central agencies, Corporate Management techniques, use of Performance Indicators, introduction of Senior Executive Services, privatisation of statutory authorities and greater use of private sector management techniques. It also deals with the major criticism that these changes have resulted in the abandonment of public service ethics.
This is an important book for teachers of public policy, public administrators and managers, welfare agencies and social workers.
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Looks at the Australian public sector reforms of the 1980s and 1990s. Examines program budgeting, reorganisation of central agencies, corporate management techniques, use of performance indicators and deals with the major criticism that changes have resulted in the abandonment of public service ethics.About the Author:
Mark Considine is Associate Professor and Head of Political Science at the University of Melbourne. He has published widely on public administration and public policy. Martin Painter is Associate Professor of Government at the University of Sydney. He has published key works on the organisation of government and executive power in Australia and is a former editor of the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
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Book Description Melbourne University Publishing, U.S.A., 1997. Paper Back. Book Condition: Very Good. 283 pages. Size: Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Bookseller Inventory # 141597
Book Description Melbourne University Publishing, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # HH-030-59-5171505