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External force and public sector reforms

Naidu, Suwastika and Chand, Anand and Nanau, Gordon (2021) External force and public sector reforms. In: Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer Nature, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-31816-5

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Public sector reforms are not a new phenomenon in the developed and developing countries. The reform trajectories, particularly in small island developing countries, have been significantly influenced by the New Public Management (NPM) model (Brinkerhoff and Brinkerhoff 2015). The public sector reforms in the developed and transition economies are driven mainly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and likewise, public sector reforms in the developing countries are mainly driven by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) (Brinkerhoff and Brinkerhoff 2015). The wave of reforms initiated by the NPM model focuses on the neoliberal ideologies of aligning the public sector with the operations of the private sector (Van de Walle and Hammerschmid 2011). The intricacies of the management debate on the success and failure of public sector reforms have been closely scrutinized by academics, practitioners, and policy makers (Van deWalle and Hammerschmid 2011).

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Management and Public Administration
Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Government, Development and International Affairs
Depositing User: Gordon Nanau
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2021 00:53
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2021 00:53

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