Professor William Webster

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Management, Work and Organisation University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor William Webster

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I graduated in 1994 with a First Class Honours degree in Public Administration and was also awarded a Certificate in Public Service Practice following a year long placement as a civil service Fast Stream Administrative Trainee, at the Information Technology Office of the Inland Revenue. Between 1994 and 2000 I was a researcher based at the Centre for the Study of Telematics and Governance (CSTAG), Caledonian Business School, undertaking research into new innovative electronic public services.In 2000 I was appointed as a Lecturer in Public Management at the University of Stirling and in 2007 I was promoted to Senior Lecturer. I am the Director of the Public Service Management MBA and BA (Hons) Public Management & Administration programmes and contribute to a range of programmes and modules at the University. My research interests focus on issues to do with governing in the information age (e-government) and I am a recognised expert on Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) surveillance cameras and Interactive Digital Television (iDTV). I am a member of the Public Sector Management Research Group and a number of academic and professional networks, including the European Group of Public Administration and the International Research Society for Public Management. Press Coverage of Research Gordon, T. ‘£375,000 TV Scheme Only Tracks Down Two Viewers’. The Herald, 13 January, p1 & p7, 2006. The Scotsman. ‘The Interactive Digital Television Pilot’.The Scotsman, Science and Technology, 13 January, p41, 2006. Society of Public Information Networks (SPIN) ‘Scottish iDTV Pilot – Evaluation’, Electronic Public Information, April/May, p6, 2006. Teaching Programme Leadership Director of theMBA Public Service Management programme. Module Coordination PMA9PS Public Management & Administration(spring)PMA9PANew Public Management(autumn)PMA9PPPartnership Working(spring)PMA9P8 Public Management & Administration Dissertation (spring)PSMP15Managing Partnerships(spring)PSMP22Contemporary Issues in Public Policy and Management(springPSMP20MBA (Public Service Management)Dissertation Other Teaching Contributions MGT9A3The Evolution and Development of Management(autumn)BUS927Strategic Management(autumn)PSMP01The Public Service Manager