The Civil Service Commission, 1855-1991 : a bureau biography / Richard A. Chapman.

Author
Chapman, Richard A. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Description
1 online resource (299 p.)

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Series
British Politics and Society [More in this series]
Summary note
The Civil Service Commission was created in 1855 and became the key institution in the development of the British civil service. Its work was primarily the recruitment of civil servants by fair methods, treating all qualified applicants equally, and using open competitions wherever practicable. It was held in high esteem not only in the United Kingdom but also in the many other countries throughout the world which, in many places, modeled their methods of public service recruitment on its pioneering work. It continued until 1991, when most of its work was devolved to over 3,000 government depa
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-276) and index.
Language note
English
Contents
BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; SERIES EDITOR'S PREFACE; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTE ON TERMS USED IN THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 INTRODUCTION: THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION; 2 THE PERIOD FROM 1855 TO 1920; 3 THE PERIOD FROM 1921 TO 1951; 4 THE PERIOD FROM 1952 TO 1991; 5 THE GROWTH OF WORKING RELATIONSHIPS; 6 SETTING STANDARDS IN THE CIVIL SERVICE; 7 THE CASE OF ARTHUR CREECH JONES; 8 CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS; 9 THE EFFECTS OF FULTON; 10 ADMINISTRATIVE CULTURE; 11 'BIAS' IN SELECTION; 12 THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION; APPENDIX; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
ISBN
  • 1-135-77358-0
  • 1-135-77359-9
  • 1-280-23215-3
  • 9786610232154
  • 0-203-49379-6
OCLC
  • 336282512
  • 824536615
  • 252731601
Doi
  • 10.4324/9780203493793
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