Spontaneous Adaptation in Public Management: An Overview
Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007
Volume 20, Issue 3, pages 377–400, July 2007
How to Cite
CAMPBELL, C. (2007), Spontaneous Adaptation in Public Management: An Overview. Governance, 20: 377–400. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0491.2007.00363.x
- Issue published online: 29 AUG 2007
- Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007
This collection addresses the issue of why it so often proves difficult to foster innovation in public management. Specifically, it focuses its attention on why reform efforts encounter so frequently intractable obstacles stemming from the erosion of the mutual regard among political executives and career officials for the integrity of each others' respective competences in the devising of policies and the crafting and implementation of decisions based upon these.