Current tendencies in business practices in public administration in a global economy

  • Markus BodemannEmail author
Part of the Sustainable Management, Wertschöpfung und Effizienz book series (SMWE)


Discussions of public sector organization and the distinction to private sector organizations need an agreed notion. Broadbent and Guthrie offers the following to define the area of the research: “The public sector is that part of a nation’s economic activity which is traditionally owned and controlled by the government…The public sector is composed of those public organizations which provide utilities and services to the community and which have traditionally been seen as essential to the fabric of our society.” Especially the terms government, utility, and society will dominate the task and the result of the research. The bandwidth and depth of public sector varies in the different counties, but the given aims above create a useful limitation.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ecoistics.instituteBreuningweilerGermany

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