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The Lure of Greatness: England's Brexit and America's Trump

Anthony Barnett - 2017 - Political Science - Limited preview
In 2016 two surprising explosions of popular contempt for the existing order drove Britain into Brexit and paved the way for Trump’s presidency of the United States. On both sides of the Atlantic, proud regimes with global pretensions were ...

Administrative Reform

GERALD E. CAIDEN - 2011 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
What is administrative reform? How is it differentiated from other kinds of social reform? Who are administrative reformers and how do they approach their task? And who benefits and who suffers from it? Does a theory of administrative reform ...

Management Gurus

Andrzej Huczynski - 2006 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Management gurus have existed for as long as the leaders of large, complex organizations have had intractable problems to solve. This seminal text asks key questions such as: What is the secret of the success of management gurus and how can it be ...

The British Regulatory State: High Modernism and Hyper-Innovation

Michael Moran - 2003 - Political Science - Limited preview
For the first two thirds of the twentieth century, British government was among the most stable in the advanced industrial world. In the last three decades, the governing arrangements have been in turmoil and the country has been a pioneer in ...

Criticism and Public Rationality: Professional Rigidity and the Search for ...

Harry W. Smart - 2013 - Political Science - Limited preview
Criticism is at the heart of any political discussion, and criticism of old policies is central to the development of new ones. In its analysis of political decision-making, this reissue, first published in 1991, examines the principles which ...

Public Management Reform: A Comparative Analysis

Christopher Pollitt, Professor of Public Management Centre for Public Management Christopher Pollitt, C, Geert Bouckaert, Professor of Public Management Geert Bouckaert - 2004 - Political Science - Limited preview
This is a comprehensive, integrated analysis of the wave of management reforms which have swept through many countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, the UK, the USA ...

Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies: Rebuilding the Ship at Sea

Jon Elster, Claus Offe, Ulrich K. Preuss - 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The authors of this book have developed a new and stimulating approach to the analysis of the transitions of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia to democracy and a market economy. They integrate interdisciplinary theoretical work ...

The Civil Service Commission, 1855-1991: A Bureau Biography

Richard A. Chapman - 2004 - Political Science - Limited preview
The Civil Service Commision was created in 1855 and became the key institution in the development of the British civil service. Its work was primarily the recruitment of civil servants by fair methods, treating all qualified applicants equally ...

Truth and Progress in Economic Knowledge

Roger Backhouse - 1997 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
'This excellent book is written by someone who understands the many shortcomings of modern economics, while not being persuaded by the excesses of post-modern critiques. Nor is he despairing of the possibilities of genuine progress in the subject ...