Introduction to the Handbook on Strategic Public Management

Carsten Greve, Tamyko Ysa

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This chapter introduces the topic of strategic public management. It notes there are five perspectives to view strategic public management from: the individual public manager, the organization, the inter-organizational network, the system level/state level and the international organization. The chapter then goes on to introduce the three main parts of the volume: (I) The field: strategy, public value and the state, (II) Challenges, approaches and new solutions, (III) Reflections on the way forward: strategically acting public organizations for value creation systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook on Strategic Public Management
EditorsCarsten Greve, Tamyko Ysa
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Publication date2023
ISBN (Print)9781789907186
ISBN (Electronic)9781789907193
Publication statusPublished - 2023
SeriesElgar Handbooks in Public Administration and Management


  • Strategy
  • Public management
  • Public value
  • Collaboration
  • Strategic management

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