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This list relates to the year 2015/16 which ended on 31/07/2016
  1. Online Module Reader 8 items
    In this section you will find chapters from some of the core text books referred to in this module. We recommend that you read these chapters over the course of module teaching. There will be online exercises to support your reading.
    1. 1. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul, Dawsonera 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Key You can find this whole book online by clicking on this link. For module teaching and the online exercise we ask you to concentrate on Chapter 1.

    2. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul 1999

      Book Key This is the print version of the above. For module teaching and the online exercise we ask you to concentrate on Chapter 1

    3. 4. Managing without profit - Mike Hudson

      Chapter Key Online copy of Chapter 6 'Making Management Processes Work' pp.147-186

  2. Journals 7 items
    Be sure to look in the journals listed here for articles relevant to your module assignment.
    1. Public management

      Journal Recommended

  3. Core Text Books 8 items
    1. Strategic management in the public sector - Paul Joyce 2015

      Book Key

    2. Strategic management in the public sector - Paul Joyce 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Key

    3. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul 1999

      Book Key

    4. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul, Dawsonera 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Key

    5. Strategic management and public service performance - Andrews, Rhys c2012

      Book Key

    6. Strategic management and public service performance - Andrews, Rhys, Dawsonera c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Key

    7. Managing complexity in the public services - Philip Haynes 2015

      Book Key

    8. Managing complexity in the public services - Philip Haynes 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Key

  4. General Reading 42 items
    Some books maybe at Aldrich Library as well as Falmer
    1. Strategy and human resource management - Peter F. Boxall, John Purcell 2016

      Book 

    2. Public management in the United Kingdom: a new introduction - Burnham, June, Horton, Sylvia 2012

      Book 

    3. Strategic management in action - Coulter, Mary K. c2010

      Book 

    4. Images of strategy - Cummings, Stephen, Wilson, David A. 2003

      Book 

    5. Strategic management: concepts and cases - David, Fred R. c2011

      Book 

    6. Corporate level strategy: theory and applications - Furrer, Olivier 2011

      Book 

    7. Contemporary strategy analysis: text and cases - Grant, Robert M. 2013

      Book 

    8. Managing complexity in the public services - Haynes, Philip 2003

      Book Key

    9. Managing complexity in the public services - Haynes, Philip, Dawsonera 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Key

    10. Collaborative planning: shaping places in fragmented societies - Healey, Patsy 2006, [i.e. 2005]

      Book Key

    11. Public management and administration - Hughes, Owen E. 2012

      Book Key

    12. The management of strategy: concepts - Ireland, R. Duane, Hoskisson, Robert E., Hitt, Michael A. c2013

      Book 

    13. Strategic management in the public services - K Isaac-Henry

      Chapter  Please read Isaac-Henry, K. "Strategic management in the public services"

    14. Strategic management: a multi-perspective approach - Jenkins, Mark, Ambrosini, Véronique 2002

      Book 

    15. Exploring corporate strategy: text & cases - Johnson, Gerry, Scholes, Kevan, Whittington, Richard, Dawsonera 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    16. Exploring corporate strategy: text & cases - Johnson, Gerry, Scholes, Kevan, Whittington, Richard 2008

      Book 

    17. Exploring strategy: Text & cases - Johnson, Gerry, Whittington, Richard, Scholes, Kevan, Pyle, Steve 2011

      Book 

    18. Exploring strategy: text & cases - Gerry Johnson, Richard Whittington, Duncan Angwin, Patrick Regner 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    19. Exploring public sector strategy - Johnson, Gerry, Scholes, Kevan 2001

      Book Key

    20. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul 1999

      Book 

    21. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul, Dawsonera 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Key

    22. The rise and fall of strategic planning - Mintzberg, Henry c2000

      Book Recommended

    23. Strategy safari: the complete guide through the wilds of strategic management - Mintzberg, Henry, Ahlstrand, Bruce W., Lampel, Joseph 2009

      Book Recommended

    24. Strategic management and public service performance - Andrews, Rhys c2012

      Book 

    25. Strategic management and public service performance - Andrews, Rhys, Dawsonera c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    26. Strategic management - Sadler, Philip 2003

      Book 

    27. Human-machine reconfigurations: plans and situated actions - Suchman, Lucille Alice 2007

      Book 

    28. Strategic management: concepts and cases - Thompson, Arthur A., Strickland, A. J. 2004

      Book 

    29. Social planning: a strategy for socialist welfare - Walker, Alan 1984

      Book Key

    30. What is strategy: and does it matter? - Whittington, Richard 2001

      Book 

    31. Practices of Strategising/Organising - Richard Whittington, Eamonn Molloy, Michael Mayer, Anne Smith 12/2006

      Article 

    32. Strategy: process, content, context - Wit, Bob de, Meyer, Ron c2010

      Book 

  5. Recent Examples of Plans and Strategies 10 items
    You could use examples such as these for your assignment
    1. International 5 items
  6. In the following sections you will find readings grouped into key themes addressed in the module.

  7. Theoretical positions on strategy and planning: strengths and weaknesses 10 items
    In your assignment you will be asked to critically evaluate strategy and planning theory. These texts focus on developing theoretical perspectives that will be useful to you.
    1. Collaborative planning: shaping places in fragmented societies - Healey, Patsy 2006, [i.e. 2005]

      Book 

    2. Public management and administration - Hughes, Owen E. 2012

      Book  See Chapter 10

    3. Strategy safari: the complete guide through the wilds of strategic management - Mintzberg, Henry, Ahlstrand, Bruce W., Lampel, Joseph 2009

      Book 

    4. Social planning: a strategy for socialist welfare - Walker, Alan 1984

      Book 

  8. Planning and Partnership 3 items
    To what extent can planning be undertaken in partnership and what theories and models lend themselves best to a partnership approach?
    1. Collaborative planning: shaping places in fragmented societies - Healey, Patsy 2006, [i.e. 2005]

      Book 

    2. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul, Dawsonera 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book  Chapter 6

    3. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul, Dawsonera 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book  Chapter 6

  9. Organisational Structure, Culture, Process and Planning 10 items
    Organisational structure, process and culture are an essential part of planning. We will consider what the literature and research on organisations contributes to our understanding of planning processes.
    1. Managing without profit: leadership, management and governance of third sector organisations - Hudson, Mike, Directory of Social Change 2009

      Book  Chapters 7 and 9

    2. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul, Dawsonera 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book  See Chapter 6

    3. Strategic management for the public services - Joyce, Paul 1999

      Book  As above - See Chapter 6

    4. The changing organisation and management of local government - Leach, Steve, Stewart, John, Walsh, Kieron 1994

      Book 

    5. Images of organization - Morgan, Gareth 2006

      Book 

    6. Organization theory: selected classic readings - Pugh, D. S. 2007

      Book 

    7. Strategy Implementation and Public Service Performance - R. Andrews, G. A. Boyne, J. Law, R. M. Walker 01/09/2011

      Article 

  10. Plans and Planning 2 items
    Mintzberg expresses the view that documented plans can prevent an organisation from focusing on adapting its responses to the future. We will consider what should be included in plan documentation and how documentation interacts with future thinking and scenario/vision development.
    1. The rise and fall of strategic planning - Mintzberg, Henry c2000

      Book 

  11. The Temporal Dimension 1 item
    Public sector planning is often limited in its effect because of an inability to know the medium term political and financial future. How should planners manage these particular difficulties?
    1. Time, planning, and policy making: an evaluation of a complex relationship - Schneider, Gerald, Universität Zürich c1991

      Book 

  12. Participation 11 items
    1. Participation: the new tyranny? - Cooke, Bill, Kothari, Uma 2001

      Book 

    2. International journal of public sector management 2003

      Journal  Special Issue: 'Participation and Involvement in the Public Sector: Some international comparisons'

    3. Power, participation and political renewal: case studies in public participation - Barnes, Marian, Newman, Janet, Sullivan, Helen 2007

      Book 

    4. Participatory approaches in health promotion and health planning: a literature review - Rifkin, Susan B., Lewando-Hundt, Gillian, Draper, A. K., Health Development Agency 2000

      Book  This is also available online through the link provided

    5. Community participation: who benefits? - Skidmore, Paul, Bound, Kirsten, Lownsbrough, Hannah, Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2006

      Book 

  13. Data and Public Sector Planning 3 items
    The public sector manager and professional has to analyse information for their organisation. But to what extent does the manager and professional have to synthesise information? What are the best kind of presentations of information to make to politicians, senior managers and the general public?
    1. The rise and fall of strategic planning - Mintzberg, Henry c2000

      Book 

  14. The Spatial Dimension 3 items
    The spatial is an important dimension of social planning. This session explores why the spatial dimension is important, and how best to understand and analyse the spatial component.
    1. Partnership working: policy and practice - Taylor, Marilyn, Balloch, Susan 2001

      Book  Haynes, P. 2001. Spatial Considerations in multi-agency and multi-disciplinary work. In this edited collection.

    2. Intelligent GIS: location decisions and strategic planning - Birkin, Mark 1996

      Book 

    3. GIS and health - Gatrell, Anthony C., Löytönen, Markku, European Science Foundation c1998

      Book 

  15. Complex Systems and Strategy Making 6 items
    1. Managing complexity in the public services - Haynes, Philip 2003

      Book