This book is one of a series of books entitled Essential Skills for the Public Sector. It sets out the process of identifying service costs, establishing unit costs, and cost control, all essential activities for ensuring value for money and accountability. It is an important text for all those working in the a public and not for profit environment as it takes private sector principles and translates them into practical tools that can be applied to public services. With increasing competition seen as a method to improve services and drive down costs, understanding the true cost of public services is important. This book also tackles many of the day to day problems that may be encountered when trying to develop unit costs for a public service entering a market led environment.For example, if two distinct services are managed by the same individual, in order to properly reflect the managera#39;s salary costs, ... For most public sector organisations, staffing costs usually represent the most significant cost of service delivery.
|Title||:||Costing and Pricing Public Sector Services|
|Author||:||Jennifer Bean, Lascelles Hussey|
|Publisher||:||HB Publications - 2011-10-01|