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Chapter 13 New Steering Instruments: Trends in Public Sector Practice and Scholarship

New Steering Concepts in Public Management

ISBN: 978-1-78052-110-7, eISBN: 978-1-78052-111-4

ISSN: 0732-1317

Publication date: 24 October 2011

Abstract

The chapters in this book have all in some way focused on new steering instruments in the public sector, or on how governments, often in collaboration with other actors, attempt to achieve integrated results and broad social outcomes. The trend away from the traditional and NPM-style prescriptions, the latter of which often resulted in a certain degree of fragmentation and a loss of steering capacity (Terry, 2005), is visible in a wide range of areas, both on the delivery level, and on the more strategic level. This has put the need to coordinate the public sector and to find new ways of steering firmly on the agenda (Braun, 2008; Bouckaert et al., 2010).

Citation

Van de Walle, S. and Groeneveld, S. (2011), "Chapter 13 New Steering Instruments: Trends in Public Sector Practice and Scholarship", Groeneveld, S. and Van De Walle, S. (Ed.) New Steering Concepts in Public Management (Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 21), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 205-214. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0732-1317(2011)0000021017

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