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Administrative morality.(The 1998 John L. Manion lecture.)(ethics in public administration)
September 22, 1998... The 1998 John L. Manion Lecture Many people ask whether public administration can be made ethical. The answer is easy: of course it can, up to a point. Making the civil service behave ethically has been one of the great accomplishments of modern times. Beginning in the 19th century with...
Implementing a performance measurement system in a public service informatics function.
September 22, 1998... The development and implementation of a balanced PMS must begin at the top. Federal government departments are attempting to provide programs and services to their clients that are affordable, accessible and responsive to their needs in a time of fiscal restraint and 'ongoing change. A...
Renovating governance: lessons from sustainable development.
September 22, 1998... Governments can meet the increasing demands of their citizens only through significant changes in the way they function in terms of both policy and operations. Growing evidence of global changes, including global warming and resource depletion, indicates thai human activities are...
Profile of a research survey of public works authorities in 21 countries.
September 22, 1998... Environmental goals and responsibilities were secondary to pressing socioeconomic and political objectives. The Earth Summit +5, which took place during the 50th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in June 1997, was the first opportunity to review progress on Agenda 21 and...
Achieving client-centered R&D organizations.(research and development)
September 22, 1998... The core R&D group must be focused on its clients. The growing financial and business pressures on government R&D groups to improve performance have resulted in a number of new organizational trends in recent years, including cost recovery, outsourcing, partnering and creation of...