A Teaching Topic in Strategy and Structure
Overview of Recent Trends in Public Administration This teaching topic examines the most important trends in the evolution of public sector organizations in recent decades. This teaching topic specifically focuses on the experience of public sector organizations with “new public management,” paying particular attention to Canada and the United Kingdom.
Recommended Reading (University of Toronto- PPG 2021):
David Osborne and Ted Gaebler, Reinventing Government: How the Entrepreneurial Spirit is Transforming the Public Sector (Addison-Wesley, 1992). (Introduction, and Chapters 1, 4, 8, 9, 11).
Lynn, Laurence E., Jr., Public Management Old and New (Routledge, 2006). Chap 6. http://search1.library.utoronto.ca/UTL/index?N=0&Nr=p_catalog_code:5929237&showDetail=first
Excellence and Fairness: Achieving World Class Public Services. The Cabinet Office, Crown Copyright, 2008 (United Kingdom). http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20090121123402/http://cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/cabinetoffice/strategy/assets/publications/world_class_public_services.pdf
Source: University of Toronto, PPG 2021, Syllabus, 2012
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