Dr Philip Whiteman

Dr Philip Whiteman

Institute of Local Government Studies
Lecturer

Contact details

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7491
Fax
+44 (0)121 414 8452
Email
p.whiteman@bham.ac.uk
Address
Institute of Local Government Studies
School of Government and Society
Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Philip Whiteman is a lecturer on public policy and administration at the Institute of Local Government Studies at The University of Birmingham. He is a quality assurance lead at the university, reviewing programmes and teaching quality across a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. He personally leads a number of postgraduate and undergraduate modules both on campus and distance learning.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D (Birmingham)
  • B.Soc.Sc (Birmingham)

Teaching

Distance Learning MPA:

  • Performance Management
  • Managing in the Political Environment

Postgraduate MSc:

  • Performance Management
  • Community and Local Leadership
  • Making Policy
  • Managing at the Political Interface

Undergraduate:

  • Policy and Politics
  • The Politics and Challenge of Public Service Delivery

Other activities

Current:

  • Independent Member of Worcestershire County Council’s Standards and Ethics Committee.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the academic journal, Teaching Public Administration

Former:

  • Editor of Local Government Studies
  • Book Reviews Editor of Local Government Studies
  • External Examiner to the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS)
  • External Examiner to the University of Nottingham
  • Vice-Chairman of the JUC Public Administration Committee

Publications

Coulson,A & Whiteman,P (2012) Holding politicians to account? Overview and scrutiny in English local government. Public Money and Management. 185-192

Whiteman P., Turner D (2005) ‘Learning from the Experience of Recovery: The Turnaround of Poorly Performing Councils’, Local Government Studies, 31.4

Whiteman P., Turner D (2005) ‘Learning from the Experience of Recovery: The Turnaround of Poorly Performing Councils’ in Martin S (ed) Public Service Improvement

Hughes M., Turner D., Whiteman P (2004) ‘Intervention and Persuasion? Strategies for turnaround in poorly performing councils’, Public Money and Management 24.4, pp 227-34

Hughes M., Skelcher C., Jas P., Whiteman P., Turner D (2004) Learning for the Experience of Recovery. Paths to Recovery, 2nd Annual Report, London: ODPM

Whiteman P (2004) The Role of Political Mentors in Poorly Performing Local Authorities, London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister