Shared Services in Ireland

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    The global financial crisis has forced governments across the globe to seek new ways of achieving efficiencies and savings in running their state administrations. Prominent amongst the variety of approaches adopted is the concept of shared services, which purports to offer a means of consolidating common tasks, reducing duplication, and achieving greater value for money. Based on successful experiences in the private sector, the phenomenon of shared service centres (SSCs) as a new co-ordination practice is of particular interest. In this chapter, the use of shared services and SSCs in Ireland is considered.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOrganizing for Coordination in the Public Sector: Practices and Lessons from 12 European Countries
    EditorsPer Laegreid, Kulli Sarapuu, Lise H. Rykkja, Tiina Randma-Liiv
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Print)9781137359629
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014

    Publication series

    NamePublic Sector Organizations


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