The reality gap: an analysis of the failure of big government

The reality gap: an analysis of the failure of big government
Document type
Paper
Author(s)
Kirby, Jill
Publisher
Centre for Policy Studies
Date of publication
7 July 2009
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business, Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This paper examines the performance of UK central government since 1997, arguing that bigger and more complex structures do not translate into better performance on the ground. 

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