This subject provides a comprehensive overview of public sector management in an era of rapid reform and global challenges. It examines the role of the state, the nature of the public sector, and the key concepts and theories used to explain it operation. Key trends and trajectories in public sector reform are explored in Australia and internationally, in relationship to political, economic, legal and social contexts. The effects and challenges of these for management practice is explored and critically evaluated in key areas of public management and public service delivery, including the relationships between public managers and a range of government and non-government stakeholders.
School of Management and Marketing
Postgraduate students only
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of PAD591 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.