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Public Sector Organizations

Organizing for Coordination in the Public Sector

Practices and Lessons from 12 European Countries

Editors: Lægreid, P., Sarapuu, K., Rykkja, L., Randma-Liiv, T. (Eds.)

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This collection focuses on public sector coordination, key aspect of governments' have sought to tackle contemporary policy challenges. By guiding the reader through 20 case studies of novel coordination instruments from 12 countries, the compendium gives valuable lessons for achieving better coordination of public policies.

About the authors

Jose M. Alonso, University of Cantabria, Spain Judith Clifton, University of Cantabria, Spain Maria Cucciniello, Bocconi University, Italy Daniel Díaz-Fuentes, University of Cantabria, Spain Julia Fleischer, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands Davide Galli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy Valeria Guarneros-Meza, Cardiff University, UK Claudia Guerrazzi, Bocconi University, Italy György Hajnal, Corvinus University, Hungary and Hungarian Academy of Sciences Thurid Hustedt, University of Potsdam, Germany Oliver James, University of Exeter, UK Éva Kovács, Corvinus University, Hungary; and National University of Public Service, Hungary Veiko Lember, Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Francesco Longo, Bocconi University, Italy Muiris MacCarthaigh, Queen's University Belfast, UK Peter Marks, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands Steve Martin, Director, Business School, UK Astrid Molenveld, KU Leuven, Belgium Ayako Nakamura, University of Exeter, UK Greta Nasi, Bocconi University, Italy Juraj Nemec, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic; and Faculty of Economics, Matej Bel University, Slovakia Edoardo Ongaro, Northumbria University, UK Anca Oprisor, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany Ringa Raudla, Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Arie van Sluis, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands David pa?ek, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic Kaide Tammel, Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Annika Uudelepp, Tallinn University, Estonia Koen Verhoest, University of Antwerp, Belgium Joris Voets, Ghent University, Belgium Kai Wegrich, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Introduction: Emerging Coordination Practices in European Public Management

    Lœgreid, Per (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Coordinating Emergency Medical Service in Estonia

    Lember, Veiko (et al.)

    Pages 21-31

  • Consolidation of Support Services in Estonia

    Tammel, Kaide (et al.)

    Pages 32-42

  • The Establishment of the Estonian Top Civil Service Development System

    Uudelepp, Annika (et al.)

    Pages 43-53

  • Shared Services in Ireland

    MacCarthaigh, Muiris

    Pages 54-65

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Organizing for Coordination in the Public Sector
Book Subtitle
Practices and Lessons from 12 European Countries
Editors
  • P. Lægreid
  • K. Sarapuu
  • L. Rykkja
  • T. Randma-Liiv
Series Title
Public Sector Organizations
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35963-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137359636
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35962-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 283
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