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School of Business and Management

School Research Seminar - Hosted by Dr Stella Ladi

27 January 2016

Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
Venue: FB 4.04/4.08 (Lunch from 12:30pm in the kitchen)

Speaker name & affiliation

Steven Van de Walle, Professor Public Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Seminar title

Public sector reform– the views of top civil servants. Results from an 18-country survey


New Public Management-inspired innovations have been at the centre of public sector reforms in European countries. The EU-funded COCOPS research project has studied these reforms from various angles. The COCOPS Top Executive Survey on Public Sector Reform is a large-scale population survey among central government top public officials in 20 countries (N = 9,638). The presentation will present some headline findings, including how top official evaluate reforms, how they use management tools, and how they perceive their own role as public managers.

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