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

Nutt, Paul C.
April 1999
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p305
Academic Journal
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.


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