The Public Sector: Managing the Unmanageable offers practical advice to public sector managers on how to develop techniques to deal with the challenges they face, particularly in the areas of accountability, setting targets, risk management/encouraging innovation, managing people, decision making and working with politicians. Based on original interviews with politicians and senior public sector managers, including the last four cabinet secretaries, it is full of anecdotes, actionable lessons and insights. Each chapter takes a specific aspect of management and starts by explaining why it is different in the public sector, then sets out ways for public sector managers to handle those differences and ends with an executive summary and a checklist to prompt managers to think about how they might change what they currently do.Before this she was Managing Director of Local Government Employers between 2006 and 2012 and Director of Human Resources at ... Since leaving the civil service he has been Chairman of the National Theatre and a consultant to HRH The Prince of Wales, is a nonaexecutive director of various companies and the independent reviewer of the adjudications of the Advertising Standards Authority.
|Title||:||The Public Sector|
|Publisher||:||Kogan Page Publishers - 2013-07-03|