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Published: 08 March 2021

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780192893420

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Managing for Public Service Performance

How People and Values Make a Difference

Edited by Peter Leisink, Lotte B. Andersen, Gene A. Brewer, Christian B. Jacobsen, Eva Knies, and Wouter Vandenabeele

  • Takes a unique multidisciplinary approach to examine the management- performance relationship in the public sector, combining various aspects of management such as public management, leadership, human resource management, and organizational psychology
  • Critically examines the assumptions underlying public management and the validity of current research findings
  • A context-sensitive approach shows which features specific to the public sector context need to be taken into account in wider management theory

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