Promoting Good Governance: Principles, Practices and Perspectives

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Commonwealth Secretariat, Jan 1, 2000 - Political Science - 144 pages
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The concept of good governance is interlinked with institutionalised values such as democracy, observance of human rights, accountability, transparency and greater efficiency and effectiveness of the public sector. This publication focuses on key elements of good governance. It discusses the role of public management in promoting productivity and improving performance in the pursuit of efficiency, effectiveness, economic growth, sustainable development and social justice. It also looks at the public/private sector interface in the context of developing a meaningful and effective partnership in economic development.
  

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Concepts and Issues
1
Good Governance in the Public Sector Promotion and Management
23
Accountability and Transparency in the Public Service
41
Public and Private Sector Partnership Paradigm
66
The Role of the State in Creating a Conducive Hnvironment
84
Public and Private Sector Values in Partnership Strengthening
100
Teaching Training and Management Development for Public Services
123
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