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7. REFORM OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT THROUGH ICT: INTERFACE, ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

Strategies for Public Management Reform

ISBN: 978-0-76231-031-9, eISBN: 978-1-84950-218-4

ISSN: 0732-1317

Publication date: 8 November 2004

Abstract

Why reform government? The answer to this question varies relative to context and timing. Sometimes reform is stimulated by a shortage of financial resources. Sometimes it is brought on by a change in political power. At other times it may be forced by citizen demand. And, at times it results as a response to corruption and scandal. Moreover, in many cases, more than one of these aspects work together to push forward government reform. This is also why reformers adopt various strategies ranging from institutional reorganization, rationalization of administrative procedures, introduction of new managerial techniques, and more recently, implementation of e-government.

Citation

Kudo, H. (2004), "7. REFORM OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT THROUGH ICT: INTERFACE, ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY", Jones, L., Schedler, K. and Mussari, R. (Ed.) Strategies for Public Management Reform (Research in Public Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 13), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 153-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0723-1318(04)13007-7

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