Social Procurement and New Public Governance

Barraket, Jo, Keast, Robyn, & Furneaux, Craig (2016) Social Procurement and New Public Governance. Critical Studies in Public Management. Routledge, London and New York.

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Abstract

Taking a critically informed approach, this innovative text examines emerging approaches to social procurement within the context of New Public Government (NPG), and examines the practices of social procurement across Europe, North America and Australia. Considering both the possibilities and limitations of social procurement, and the types of value it can generate, this book also provides empirically driven insights into the practicalities of 'triple bottom line' procurement, the related challenges of measuring social value and the management of both the strategic and operational dimensions of procurement processes. As such it will be invaluable reading for all those interest in social services, public governance and social enterprise.

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ID Code: 91947
Item Type: Book
Keywords: social procurement, new public governance, public governance, public management
ISBN: 9780415858557
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Current > Schools > School of Management
Deposited On: 17 Jan 2016 22:59
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2017 00:52

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