Units of Study
GOVT6331 - Public Management and Governance
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Paul Fawcett
This unit outlines some of the most important developments in contemporary public management and governance and how these relate to the everyday practices of those working in the public sector. It uses examples drawn from a number of OECD countries to: critically analyse the forces that have driven the move towards 'public management'; examine the theory and practice of 'public governance'; evaluate the merits of these developments; and apply this knowledge to better understand specific developments across different contexts.
1x3500wd case study (45%), 1x500wd case study outline (15%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%), 1x group work participation (10%)
1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr in-class group work/week
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