Autonomy and Control of State Agencies: Comparing States and Agencies by K. VerhoestAutonomy and Control of State Agencies: Comparing States and Agencies by K. Verhoest

Autonomy and Control of State Agencies: Comparing States and Agencies

byK. Verhoest, P. Roness, B. Verschuere

Hardcover | January 29, 2010

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By comparing the autonomy, control and internal management of public organizations, this book shows how New Public Management doctrines actually work in different politico-administrative regimes. It explains differences in agency autonomy, control and internal management by referring to factors at international, state and agency level.
KOEN VERHOEST is Assistant Professor and Research Manager at the Public Management Institute, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.PAUL G. RONESS is Professor in the Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen, Norway. BRAM VERSCHUERE is Lecturer in Public Management at University College Ghent, Belgiu...
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Title:Autonomy and Control of State Agencies: Comparing States and AgenciesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:January 29, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230577652

ISBN - 13:9780230577657

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
Central Research Questions and Argument
Central Concepts
Theoretical Lenses
Data and Methods
PART II: DESCRIBING AGENCIES AND THEIR CONTEXTS
Politico-Administrative Regimes in Norway, Ireland and Flanders
Agencification in Norway, Ireland and Flanders: History, Reforms and Types
PART III: COMPARING STATES
Theories on Similarities and Dissimilarities between States
Comparing Agency Autonomy, Control and Internal Management between States
Explaining Similarities and Dissimilarities in Agency Autonomy, Control and Internal Management between States
PART IV: COMPARING AGENCIES
Theories on Similarities and Dissimilarities between Agencies
Comparing Autonomy and Control of Agencies
Comparing Internal Management of Agencies
Explaining Agency Autonomy, Control and Internal Management: The Importance of Agency Level Characteristics and State Level Characteristics