Under Pressure: securing success, managing risk in public services

Our practical guide to coping with the pressures of austerity, rising demand and public sector reform

Government is still in the foothills when it comes to reducing the public debt mountain. And demand for public services just keeps growing. Public sector organisations must deal with overwhelming pressure to cut costs, while continuing to deliver and improve public services.

Our new book, Under Pressure: Securing success, managing risk is a practical guide for government on how to deliver public service reform and identify, manage and avoid failure as public services open out to new and different providers.


Chapter highlights

  1. Back to basics? The essentials of public services

  2. Opening out? New approaches to service delivery

  3. At risk? Dealing with failure

  4. Brave new world? Different ways of working