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Modernising Irish Government: The Politics of Administrative Reform

Modernising Irish Government: The Politics of Administrative Reform (Paperback)

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Synopsis

Introduces the Strategic Management Initiative, its origins and its impact;



discussed in terms of efficiency, responsibility and democracyExamines 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

History & PoliticsPolitics & government Publisher: Gill Publication Date: 15/05/2007 ISBN-13: 9780717141555  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Neil Collins is Dean of Faculty and Professor of Government at University College Cork. Terry Cradden was formerly Head of the School of Commerce and International Business at the University of Ulster. Patrick Butler is Associate Professor at Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia.

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