n IMFO : Official Journal of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers - Public Management Organizations, Governance, and Performance, Laurence J. O'Toole, Jr and Kenneth J. Meier : book review

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1607-520X



How effective are public managers as they seek to influence how public organizations deliver policy results? How, and how much, is management related to the performance of public programs? What aspects of management can be distinguished? Can their separable contributions to performance be estimated? The fate of public policies in today's world lies in the hands of public organizations, which in turn are often intertwined with others in latticed patterns of governance.

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