The transformation of the public sector: The role of accounting in sustaining change

The UK public sector has been transformed over the past few decades. The intention of successive governments has been the creation of a 'New Public Sector', which is more strategic and corporate in its thinking, with a customer/service user focus. This research is concerned with: the role of accounting in effecting such changes; and the actual and likely impact of such changes on public sector accountants themselves.

Published:
1 January 2003
Researchers:
Irvine Lapsley
Tom Brown
Audrey Jackson
Rosie Oldfield
Chris Pong
ISBN:
1-871250-96-X

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