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An International Review Of Performance, 1st Edition

By Graeme Hodge


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Contracting out public sector services and divesting public enterprises are reforms that have enjoyed widespread global popularity in recent years. Better services, lower prices and greater accountability are the promises made by politicians, senior executives, and investment companies when functions are moved from the public sector to private ente

Table of Contents

Concepts Underpinning Privatization -- Introduction -- Privatization Patterns -- Theoretical Foundations for Privatization -- Performance Evalution Framework -- Performance Framework for the Assessment of Effectiveness -- Review Methodology -- Empirical Knowledge of Privatization Performance -- Performance Data for Privatization as Contracting Out -- Reviewing the Effectiveness of Privatization as Contracting Out -- Performance Data for Privatization as Enterprise Sales -- Reviewing the Effectiveness of Privatization as Enterprise Sales -- Learning to Get the Balance in Privatizatio

About the Author

Graeme Hodge is director (research) at the International Centre for Management in Government, Monash Mt. Eliza Business School, Monash University, Australia. He is the author of two previous books and many research papers in management, social and economic policy, and public administration. Widely acknowledged as a leading authority on privatization issues, he has been appointed adviser to Parliamentary Inquiries, and consults to federal, state, and local governments throughout Australia.

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