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Comparative administrative change and reform [electronic resource] : lessons learned / edited by Jon Pierre and Patricia W. Ingraham.

Contributor(s): Ingraham, Patricia W | Pierre, Jon | Peters, B. Guy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 349 p.).ISBN: 9780773583849 (electronic bk.); 077358384X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Administrative agencies -- Reorganization | Civil service reform | Public administration | Comparative government | Administration publique -- R�eorganisation | Fonction publique -- R�eforme | Administration publique | Institutions politiques compar�ees | Bestuurshervormingen | Overheidsdiensten | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & AdministrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Comparative administrative change and reform.DDC classification: 352.3/67 Other classification: 88.10 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ideas in action : why the reality of the administrative reform grinder matters / Patricia Ingraham and Jon Pierre -- The ideas of reform : reforming governance and accountability. Change and continuity : an institutional approach to institutuions of democratic government / Johan P. Olser -- The ideas of reform : leaders and change. New public leadership for public service reform / Geert Bouckaert ; Leaders and leadership in administrative reform / Ian Thynne -- The ideas of reform : management systems and other reformed tools. Simply the best? The international benchmarking of reform and good governance / Christopher Pollitt ; Cyber-bureaucracy : if information technology is so central to public administration, why is it so Ghetto-ized? / Christopher Hood and Helen Margetts -- The design of reform : the evolution of policy tools. Reforming management and management sytems : impacts and issues / John Halligan -- The design of reform : western ideas and models in non-western settings. Implementing developed countries' administrative reforms in developing countries : the case of M�exico / Jos�e Luis M�endez ; Western models and administrative reform in China : pragmatism and the search for modernity / John P. Burns ; Bureaucrats, politicians, and the transfer of administrative reform into Thailand / Bidhya Bowornwathana -- Change and reform in a multinational context. Change and reform in the European Union / Alberta M. Sbragia -- Looking back at reform efforts : what worked? Success and failure of reform : taking stock / Donald J. Savoie ; Conclusions : the future of public management / Jon Pierre.
Summary: The public service has changed dramatically over the years. Reviewing these changes, this book provides a global assessment of reform and the lessons governments can learn from previous policies. It offers insights into the origins of policy ideas, the qualities and capabilities of leaders, and the nature and challenges of organizational changes.
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Festschrift in honour of B. Guy Peters.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-335) and index.

Ideas in action : why the reality of the administrative reform grinder matters / Patricia Ingraham and Jon Pierre -- The ideas of reform : reforming governance and accountability. Change and continuity : an institutional approach to institutuions of democratic government / Johan P. Olser -- The ideas of reform : leaders and change. New public leadership for public service reform / Geert Bouckaert ; Leaders and leadership in administrative reform / Ian Thynne -- The ideas of reform : management systems and other reformed tools. Simply the best? The international benchmarking of reform and good governance / Christopher Pollitt ; Cyber-bureaucracy : if information technology is so central to public administration, why is it so Ghetto-ized? / Christopher Hood and Helen Margetts -- The design of reform : the evolution of policy tools. Reforming management and management sytems : impacts and issues / John Halligan -- The design of reform : western ideas and models in non-western settings. Implementing developed countries' administrative reforms in developing countries : the case of M�exico / Jos�e Luis M�endez ; Western models and administrative reform in China : pragmatism and the search for modernity / John P. Burns ; Bureaucrats, politicians, and the transfer of administrative reform into Thailand / Bidhya Bowornwathana -- Change and reform in a multinational context. Change and reform in the European Union / Alberta M. Sbragia -- Looking back at reform efforts : what worked? Success and failure of reform : taking stock / Donald J. Savoie ; Conclusions : the future of public management / Jon Pierre.

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The public service has changed dramatically over the years. Reviewing these changes, this book provides a global assessment of reform and the lessons governments can learn from previous policies. It offers insights into the origins of policy ideas, the qualities and capabilities of leaders, and the nature and challenges of organizational changes.

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