administrative reform

 

administrative reform

Insights from New Zealand's "Results" Programme

Monday, March 6th, 2017 - 10:49
Monday, March 6, 2017 (All day)
Nearly three decades ago, New Zealand pioneered government reforms to make individual single-purpose agencies – a “vertical” solution -- more accountable and effective.  While successful, it exacerbated another challenge facing government agencies -- addressing “horizontal” societal problems, i.e., those that span traditional agency boundaries.  So, New Zealand undertook a new round of reform in 2012 to address a handful of persistent societal and economic problem

James R. Thompson

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:51
James R. Thompson is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois–Chicago, where he teaches courses in public personnel management, information technology, and public management. His primary research interests are in the areas of personnel management, civil service reform, administrative reform, and organizational change in the public sector.