Dr Philip Whiteman

Dr Philip Whiteman

Institute of Local Government Studies
Lecturer

Contact details

Address
Institute of Local Government Studies
School of Government
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. Philip is the Director of the distance learning Masters of Public Administration. He convenes a number of postgraduate and undergraduate modules, via blended, campus and distance modes of learning.

Qualifications

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

Teaching

Programme Director

Masters in Public Administration

Module Convenor

  • Distance Learning MPA
  • Performance Management
  • Managing in the Political Environment
  • Strategic Management

Postgraduate MSc:

  • Performance Management

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
  • External Examiner to the University of Portsmouth

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

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