In: Industries

Public Sector

An industry like no other: The public sector operates differently from the private sector. Is this a good thing or should it change as soon as possible? Covering the spectrum from traditional bureaucracy to new public management, these summaries will help you form your own opinion.


9 Article

Have You Been to the Library Lately?

Librarians once worried about shushing patrons. Now they have to deal with mental health episodes, the homelessness crisis, and random violence
Nicholas Hune-Brown
The Walrus, 2023
9 Article
Neveen Awad et al.
Boston Consulting Group, 2022
7 Book

The Audit Society

Rituals of Verification
Michael Power
Oxford UP, 1999
9 Article
François Candelon et al.
Boston Consulting Group, 2022
8 Article
Danny Werfel et al.
Boston Consulting Group, 2022
8 Book

The Intersector

How the Public, Nonprofit, and Private Sectors Can Address America’s Challenges
Neil Britto and Daniel Gitterman
Brookings Institution Press, 2021
7 Article

Don't Move Just Yet

Soon there will be brand-new cities built around work from home – with cheaper housing, better schools, and smarter government.
Matthew Kahn
Business Insider UK, 2022
10 Article

Governments Should Think Big, Act Fast, and Start Small to Solve Tough Problems

When addressing critical issues such as nutrition access, clean water, and the digital divide, multilateral solutions aren’t the only answer.
Vincent Chin et al.
Boston Consulting Group, 2021
8 Book

Social Service, Private Gain

The Political Economy of Social Impact Bonds
Jesse Hajer and John Loxley
University of Toronto Press, 2021
9 Article
Daniel Acosta et al.
Boston Consulting Group, 2021
9 Article
Amit Midha
World Economic Forum, 2021