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Author Dobes, Leo, author.

Title Managing consultants : a practical guide for busy public sector managers / Leo Dobes.

Publication Info. Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Series Australia and New Zealand school of government
Australia and New Zealand School of Government monograph.
Contents About the Author; Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Using this guide; Understanding how consultants work; Establishing the need for a consultant; Preparing to approach the market; Fees and expenses; Choosing the consultant; Executing the contract; Contract and project management; Closure; Review; What if things go wrong?; Appendix A: Glossary; Appendix B: References and further reading.
1. Understanding how consultants work -- 2. Establishing the need for a consultant -- 3. Preparing to approach the market -- 4. Fees and expenses -- 5. Choosing the consultant -- 6. Executing the contract -- 7. Contract and project management -- 8. Closure -- 9. Review -- 10. What is things go wrong?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Access National edeposit: Available onsite at national, state and territory libraries Online access with authorization. star AU-CaNED
Summary Public service cutbacks have increased reliance on consultants. But new legislation and rules governing the procurement of services from consultants are scattered over different legislative instruments. The first edition of this book attracted a record number of online hits. Busy public sector managers now have available to them an updated version that integrates an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide that incorporates the many practical tips needed for successful procurement activity.
Subject Government consultants -- Australia.
Contracting out -- Australia -- Management.
LAW -- Government -- Federal.
Contracting out -- Management. (OCoLC)fst00876917
Government consultants. (OCoLC)fst00945276
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Indexed Term Australian
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Dobes, Leo. Managing Consultants : A practical guide for busy public sector managers. Canberra : ANU Press, 2016 9781760460464
ISBN 9781760460471 (electronic bk.)
1760460478 (electronic bk.)

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