The blame game : spin, bureaucracy, and self-preservation in government / Christopher Hood

Credit claiming, blame avoidance, and negativity bias -- Players in the blame game : inside the world of blame avoidance -- Presentational strategies : winning the argument, drawing a line, changing the subject, and keeping a low profile -- Agency strategies : direct or delegate, choose or inherit? -- Policy or operational strategies -- The institutional dynamics of blameworld : a new teflon era? -- Mixing and matching blame-avoidance strategies -- Democracy, good governance, and blame-avoidance -- The last word

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Person: Hood, Christopher [Author]
Format: Book
Language(s):English
Publication:Princeton, N.J. [u.a.] : Princeton Univ. Press, 2011
Subjects:Government accountability
Blame
Administrative responsibility
Politische Verantwortung > Verwaltung > Bürokratie > Verwaltungshandeln > Organisationshandeln
Related resources:Online-Ausg.: The blame game
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical description:XI, 226 S. : graph. Darst. ; 25 cm
ISBN:978-0-691-12995-2 : (hbk.) £27.95
Basic Classification: 89.05 Politische Theorie
89.50 Politische Prozesse: Allgemeines
88.60 Politische Maßnahmen
Further information:Inhaltsverzeichnis