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Public management and complexity theory

Mary Lee Rhodes

Public management and complexity theory

richer decision-making in public services

by Mary Lee Rhodes

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Case studies,
  • Public administration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMary Lee Rhodes ... [et al.].
    SeriesRoutledge critical studies in public management -- 6, Routledge critical studies in public management -- 6.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1351 .P826 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24804130M
    ISBN 10041545753X
    ISBN 109780415457538
    LC Control Number2010017286
    OCLC/WorldCa609104300

      Though its roots in the natural sciences go back to the early 20th century, complexity theory as a scientific framework has developed most rapidly since the s. Increasingly, complexity theory has been integrated into the social sciences, and this groundbreaking Handbook on Complexity and Public Policy has brought together top thinkers in. The question whether such a complexity theory approach could help to increase our understanding of public management phenomena is an intriguing one. In this volume the reader will find a selection of articles on public management using insights from the complexity theory.

      Complexity Theory and Project Management provides remedies through the use of teaching notes, power point slides, a solutions manual, and a toolbox of answers to common project management problems to illustrate how the deployment of complexity theory can make a project more successful. One of the first books covering the subject of complexity Missing: Public management.   Complexity Theory and Project Management is a unique text book that presents how a field of study that involves philosophy and mathematical modeling can be used in project management. The book introduces complexity theory as a tool and strategy to .

    Evolutionary Approach to Public Management The ideas of complexity theory in public management stretched the traditional vision of public organization to accommodate the complexities within new developments (Cairney, ). Complexity theory has its origins in natural science. Haynes, P. () ‘Complexity theory and evaluation in public management’, Public management review , – CrossRef | Google Scholar Haynes, P. () ‘The international financial crisis: The failure of a complex system’ in Geyer, R. and Cairney, P. (eds), Handbook of complexity and public policy (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar),


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Complexity Theory for Public Administration and Policy. E:CO Issue Vol. 12 No. 1 pp. This book is about the new sciences, a group of scientific theories that not only caught the. before complexity theory can become truly valuable in politics and policy making.

Keywords: public policy; devolution; complexity theory; political science Advocates of complexity theory describe it as a new scientific paradigm (Mitchell,p.

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The complexity theory and the new public management share a point of view for the monitoring and the feedback when steering the behavior in organizational systems. The concepts are not well implemented on the local organizations by: 2. Through this chapter, three features of complexity theory are going to be used to analyze its application in public administration.

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Excessive marketization threatens a collaborative approach and overly rigid approaches to performance management and strategic management can be by:   Although this trend is less prominent in the field of public administration, some examples of the use of complexity theory in research in this domain can be found.

This article discusses three central ideas in complex systems theory that are relevant for public administration research: dynamics, self-organization and co-evolution.

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