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Applying an Implementation Lens
Balanced Scorecard as a Strategy for Performance Improvement
Building Coalitions
Bureaucratic Politics, Organizational Design and Decision-Making
Cognitive Biases
Defining Policy Problems and Policy Making Under Pressure
Developing Networks for Improvement
Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Instrument Choice
Financing and Fundraising in the Third Sector
Implementation and Policy
Implementation and Policy
Implementation and Risk
Implementation and the Budget Context
Implementation Environment
Implementing through Markets
Implementing with Partners
Improving Organizational Performance Through Competition
Learning as a Performance Strategy
Leveraging Diversity
Managing a Global Team
Managing Conflict
Managing Partnerships: Multi-Party Arrangements
Managing Risk: The “New” Way Forward in Managing?
Mission and Strategy
Models of Policy Making
Modernization of Public Sector Organizations
Multi-Level Governance
Network Assessment and Analysis
Operations and Marketing Strategy
Organizational Alignment
Organizational Behaviour
Organizational Culture
Organizational Performance and Management Reform
Organizations
Organizing for Collaboration and Partnership
Organizing for Performance
Overview of Recent Trends in Public Administration
Performance Information as a Management Tool
Policy Analysis and Contemporary Governance
Policy Design and Instrument Choice
Policy Evaluation
Public Services in the Age of Restraint - new public service delivery models and the quest to do better with less
Public-Private Partnerships
Recent Trends from Comparative Public Administration
Rules vs. Discretion
TEACHING TOPICS IN POLICY AND MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS
The Crisis of “Governability” (1970s) and its Effects
The Meaning of Strategy in Public Management
The Role of Leadership in Strategy and Implementation
The Role of the Board and Strategic Governance in Third Sector Organizations
The Shift to Public Governance
Theories of Human Motivation and Decision Making: Rational Choice
Working in Teams

 

 A Teaching Topic in Strategy and Structure

Modernization of Public Sector Organizations

This teaching topic deals with major changes taking place in the organization and processes of modern public sector organizations. Specifically, it discusses the importance of citizen-driven approaches to public service delivery.

Recommended Reading (University of Toronto- PPG 2021): 

Reinventing Government, Introduction and chapters. 5 and 6. 2011 OPS Framework for Action -- Ministry of Government Services, Ontario

Driving Change, Delivering Results – 2009 OPS Framework for Action, Ministry of Government Services, Ontario. http://www.mgs.gov.on.ca/stdprodconsume/groups/content/@mgs/@aboutmin/documents/resourcelist/271055.pdf 

Modernizing Government – 2007 Framework for Action, Ministry of Government Services, Ontario. http://www.gov.on.ca/MGS/en/AbtMin/STEL02_047006.html

Tony Dean, UK Public Service Reforms: A Canadian Perspective (New Directions Series, The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, 2009.

Source: University of Toronto, PPG 2021, Syllabus, 2012

Page Created By: Matthew Seddon, 17 July 2013


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