Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM002M: Management and Governance: Comparing Public Administration around the World

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Pollit, C, (2008), Time, Policy, Management: Governing with the Past, Oxford University Press.

 KPMG, (2008), Holy Grail or Achievable Quest? International Perspectives on Public Sector Performance Management, London KPMG International.

 Massey, A., and Pyper R, (2005), Public Management and Modernization in Britain, Palgrave.

 Stillman, R. J., (Ed.), (2000), Public Administration: Concepts and Cases, Houghton Mifflin Company.

 Rosenbloom, D,. and Kravchuk, R, (2004), Public Administration : Understanding Management, Politics, and Law in the Public Sector, McGraw-Hill.

 Adamolekun, L., (ed.) (1999), Public Administration in Africa: Main Issues and Selected Country Studies, Westview Pres.

 Fraser-Moleketi, G (2005), The World We Could Win: Administering Global Governance, IOS Press

 Huberts W, et al, (2008), Ethics and Integrity of Governance: Perspectives Across Frontiers, Edward Elgar Publishing



The module will be supported by ELE materials, including links to core texts