Innovations in Public Management: Perspectives from East and West Europe (New Horizons in Public Policy Series)

Innovations in Public Management: Perspectives from East and West Europe (New Horizons in Public Policy Series)

By: David Coombes (editor), Tony Verheijen (editor)Hardback

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This text defines the main problems facing public administrations in transitional countries and provides a comparative evaluation of the relevance for these countries of reform measures undertaken in OECD states. A historical perspective of the role of the state in Europe is included.

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Contents

Part 1 Introduction and framework for analysis: Aims, structure and methodology of the study, Tony Verheijen; The place of public management in the modern European state, David Coombes; Theories of public management reform and their practical implications, Philippe Keraudren, Hans van Mierlo. Part 2 Public management in central and eastern Europe - the main problem: The framework for public management in Bulgaria - a view from inside, Krassimira Nikolova; Reform of central and local government in Bulgaria - a new start? Tony Verheijen, Philippe keraudren; The framework for public management in Hungary, Andras Baka; Reform of public management in Hungary - main directions, Hans van Mierlo, Philippe Keraudren; The framework for public management in Slovakia, Peter Kuklis, Peter Bercik; Public management in Slovakia - a new adminstration for a new state, Hans van Mierlo, Tony Verheijen; Public management in central and eastern Europe - the nature of the problem, Tony Verheijen. Part 3 Public management reforms in OECD countries and their relevance for central and eastern Europe: New management reform in the United Kingdom, Philippe Keraudren; The United Kingdom - the effect of NPM reforms, Philippe Keraudren, Krassimira Nikolova; Public management reform in New Zealand and Australia, Tony Verheijen; Public management reform in Ireland, Michelle Millar, Onikarapchian, Tony Verheijen; Ireland at the cross-roads, Onik Karapchian, Tony Verheijen; Public management in the Netherlands, Hans van Mierlo; The Netherlands - the middle way? Peter Kuklis, Hans van Mierlo; France - a different approach to reform, Philippe Keraudren, Andras Baka; France - maintaining the classical model, Andras Baka, Philippe keraudren; Lessons from the experience of OECD countries, Hans van Mierlo. Part 4 Conclusions: NPM reforms and other western strategies - the wrong medicine for central and eastern Europe? Tony Verheijenl alternative paths for the states of central eastern Europe, David Coombes.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/01/1998
  • ISBN13: 9781858986272
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781858986272
  • weight: 790
  • ISBN10: 1858986273

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