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The Triumph of Managerialism?: New Technologies of Government and Their Implications for Value

PUBLISHER Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (10/05/2021)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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This collection presents a critical dialogue on managerialist forms of government between philosophy, political thought, organisational and management theory. The volume brings together essays that are concerned with technologies of government that are articulated as different iterations of managerialism. The hallmark of managerialist discourse is value, considered as a quantifiable abstraction, where the intention is to always 'add value'. The central question addressed here by a team of international expert authors from across a range of disciplines is this: in what ways has this abstraction of value impacted on the substantive work and ethical integrity of government and the public sector, and, more broadly, of the professions (including that of management itself)? Has it displaced this work, or simply recast it? The volume addresses audiences in social sciences, philosophy, management, business, and organisational studies.
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ISBN-13: 9781538158302
ISBN-10: 1538158302
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 282
Carton Quantity: 26
Product Dimensions: 6.00 x 0.64 x 9.00 inches
Weight: 0.92 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Illustrated
Country of Origin: US
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BISAC Categories
Business & Economics | Negotiating
Business & Economics | Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Business & Economics | Business Ethics
Dewey Decimal: 302.35
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This collection presents a critical dialogue on managerialist forms of government between philosophy, political thought, organisational and management theory. The volume brings together essays that are concerned with technologies of government that are articulated as different iterations of managerialism. The hallmark of managerialist discourse is value, considered as a quantifiable abstraction, where the intention is to always 'add value'. The central question addressed here by a team of international expert authors from across a range of disciplines is this: in what ways has this abstraction of value impacted on the substantive work and ethical integrity of government and the public sector, and, more broadly, of the professions (including that of management itself)? Has it displaced this work, or simply recast it? The volume addresses audiences in social sciences, philosophy, management, business, and organisational studies.
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