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Business and Public Management in the UK 1900-2003
Ashgate Publishing, August 2005, Pages: 282
Using case studies and original source material, this book examines the historical development of business and public sector management in the UK from 1900 to the present day.
The key feature of the book is its treatment of both the private and public sectors. This rare combination provides new insights into the historical development of both sectors.
Via its historical development and primary research approach the book considers such contemporary issues as the transfer of practice between the business and public sectors, the public role of business and the development of corporate social responsibility, marketization, privatization, and public private partnerships.
Introduction. Management Of Business In Britain 1900-2003: Overview of the business-competitive environment
Internal management of business in Britain
Externalization of British business management?
Case study 1: Clydeside Shipbuilding
Case study 2: X Films plc. Management Of The Public Sector 1945-2003: Context and overview of the Public Sector 1945-2003
Post War settlement to corporate-rational management: internal and external management
Rational-corporate management to new managerializm: externalization of management?
Case study 3: National Health Service management: the hospital service in Greater Glasgow
Case study 4: management and education: Glasgow corporation and Strathclyde region education departments
Case Study 5: Y College