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Modernization of Belgian public administration The Copernicus reform

Modernization of Belgian public administration The Copernicus reform Purpose – This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – After legislative elections in June 1999, the Belgian federal government made the modernization of public administration one of its main priorities. A major reform of the various administrations, aimed at restoring citizens' confidence in the public institutions, was announced in the governmental declaration. This program is known as the Copernicus reform. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Strategic Direction Emerald Publishing

Modernization of Belgian public administration The Copernicus reform

Strategic Direction , Volume 24 (5): 3 – Apr 18, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0258-0543
DOI
10.1108/02580540810867916
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies. Design/methodology/approach – This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context. Findings – After legislative elections in June 1999, the Belgian federal government made the modernization of public administration one of its main priorities. A major reform of the various administrations, aimed at restoring citizens' confidence in the public institutions, was announced in the governmental declaration. This program is known as the Copernicus reform. Practical implications – Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations. Originality/value – The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format.

Journal

Strategic DirectionEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 18, 2008

Keywords: Strategic planning; Strategic objectives; Public sector organizations; Managers; Behaviour; Belgium

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