Public managers can, to a certain extent, choose between various management paradigms which are provided by public and business administration scholars and by politicians as well. How do they find their way in this confusing supermarket of competing ideas? This book explores how public managers in Western bureaucracies deal with the mutually undermining ideas of hierarchical, network and market governance. Do they possess a specific logic of action, a rationale, when they combine and switch between these governance styles?


Public Administration Public Manager Network Governance Meso Level Market Governance 
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