Government By Contract - Who Is
AbstractPublic service change began more than a decade ago and the move to contracting has proved significant. We are now in a society where governments are increasingly moving to contract out core government services and functions which were previously the responsibility of the public sector. Greater emphasis on contracting out reflects the view that services may be delivered more cheaply and efficiently by private contractors. This change in approach will profoundly affect the ways in which the government carries out its functions. Such an increased interest is occurring in the context of fundamental reassessments of the roles of governments
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