TITLE

Public-Private Differences and the Assessment of Alternatives for Decision Making

AUTHOR(S)
Nutt, Paul C.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p305
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses public-private differences and the assessment of alternatives for decision making. Details of the study; Finding that decision makers in public organizations were more successful when they sought out expert views and used hard data; Success of third-sector decision makers when bargaining was applied; Private sector success through analysis; Discussion of these findings.
ACCESSION #
2016902

 

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