The importance of the owner-relationship and the business-relationship for the outcome of the corporatization of public services

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Abstract

Corporatization of public services is a phenomenon that has emerged in the wake of New Public Management. The aims with corporatization on behalf of the local government tend to be to increase efficiency, budget control and managerial responsibility. This study shows that in order to achieve these goals it is not enough to focus on the corporation and the operations. Equally important is it to focus on the role of the local government and how it handles the dual role as an owner and purchaser since also this influence the performance of the corporation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-27
Number of pages27
Publication statusSubmitted - 2012
EventIRSPM - Rome
Duration: 2012 Apr 12 → …

Conference

ConferenceIRSPM
Period2012/04/12 → …

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Business Administration

Keywords

  • corporatization of public services
  • real-estate
  • corporate governance
  • ownership strategy

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