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Modernising Irish Government: The Politics of Administrative Reform

Modernising Irish Government: The Politics of Administrative Reform

Neil Collins, Patrick Butler and Terry Cradden

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Introduces the Strategic Management Initiative, its origins and its impact

  • Introduces the Strategic Management Initiative, its origins and its impact; discussed in terms of efficiency, responsibility and democracy
  • Examines the scale, scope and structure of the delivery of services to the public and their relationship to the civil service, government departments, commercial semi-state companies and other public bodies
  • Identifies a number of significant failures in service delivery, examines these in detail, and offers an analysis of the reasons for them
  • Reviews the institutional framework for regulating monopolies in such sectors as telecommunications, aviation and retail competition
  • Presents a critique of the new kinds of relationships between government & the people by reviewing Social Partnership, the Citizen Charters of government departments and other similar instruments
  • Examines current, key Human Resource issues within the Civil Service, including the contentious issue of decentralisation
  • Written in an accessible style by experienced academics from three disciplines, political science, management and human resource management

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Author Neil Collins, Patrick Butler and Terry Cradden
Publisher Gill Books
Publication date 15 May 2007
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780717141555

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