By Carsten Greve
Insightful and finished and protecting new topics like globalization and IT, this article, foreign in its approach, offers an intensive creation to the most important stages of the contracting procedure and the abilities required via managers in its implementation. those comprise: coverage for contracting strategic paying for knowing markets speaking the contracting choice designing and drafting the agreement the function of the shopper the legislation of provider provision Illustrated all through with practitioner case-studies from various OECD international locations, this ebook offers an incredible new theoretical ‘contract administration version’ and a ‘mature agreement model', and explores the mechanisms, formal ideas and casual norms that effect the way in which governments agreement for public prone. This booklet is vital studying for all scholars of public administration and all public carrier managers.
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Broadly stated, governance is about the interactions between government and society (Kettl 2002). For some years, the catchphrase was ‘from government to governance’, meaning a move from a traditional hierarchical, top-down form of government to a supposedly more network-based, interorganizational relationship between different public and private organizations (Pierre 2000). While this crude image has been revoked in the literature, there has been a growing interest to see management tools in the wider context of interorganizational relationships.
2006) New public management is dead – long live digital-era governance, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 16(3): 467–494. Fortin, Y. (2000) ‘Introduction’, in Fortin, Y. and van Hassel, H. (eds) Contracting in the New Public Management. Amsterdam: IOS Press. Fortin, Y. and H. van Hassel (eds) (2000) Contracting in the New Public Management. Amsterdam: IOS Press. Greve, C. and N. Ejersbo (2005) Contracts as Reinvented Institutions in the Public Sector. A Cross-cultural Comparison, Westport, CT: Praeger.
The government withdraws somewhat during this part of the contracting process. Now the implementers must take over. If the company is already a well-known provider with established routines, the basic task is to accommodate the new employees in an already well-oiled machine. If the provider has started its business recently, or it has not been in that area of business before, then it is a new project which demands the setting up of an entirely new organization. Providers may also be different types of organizations.
CONTRACTING FOR PUBLIC SERVICES (Routledge Masters in Public Management) by Carsten Greve