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Managing and leading in inter-agency settings.


Managing and leading in inter-agency settings.

Peck, Edward and Helen Dickinson.

Policy Press


134 pages




This almost-pocket (5.25x8") guide gives advice on the leadership and management of partnerships, providing policy makers, managers, and practitioners with a realistic account of the main characteristics and expectations of leadership and management in partnerships. It summarizes recent trends in policy, establishes what can be learned from research and practice, and sets out useful frameworks and approaches for addressing a range of problems that partnerships face. Reflection questions are included. Peck is professor of public services development and director of the School of Public Policy at the University of Birmingham, UK. Dickinson is a researcher at the Health Services Management Center at the University of Birmingham. The book is distributed in the US by ISBS.

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Date:Nov 1, 2008
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