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More than twenty years of New Public Management (NPM) in Germany – Learning Effects and Developments for Social Work and particularly Occupational Social Work (OSW)


  • Schulze, Wolfram

    () (PhD.- Student at Trnava University Faculty of Health Care and Social Work)


Management (NPM) and its concretisation for public administration in Germany in the form of the New S t e e r i n g M o d e l ( N S M ) , c o n n e c t s i t w i t h Occupational Social Work (OSW) as a subsector of Social Work and illustrates learning effects, i.e. developments for Occupational Social Work (OSW). In this respect, elements such as quality, profitability, client orientation, subject specific and occupational work related settings of priorities, as well as development of skills in social work and especially OSW are important factors. To conclude, concrete recommendations for action in regards to OSW are stated.

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  • Schulze, Wolfram, 2015. "More than twenty years of New Public Management (NPM) in Germany – Learning Effects and Developments for Social Work and particularly Occupational Social Work (OSW)," Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre ökonomische Forschung, Allensbach Hochschule, issue 1, pages 63-72, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:zfioef:0023

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    New Public Management; New Steering Model; Social Work and Occupational Social Work;

    JEL classification:

    • I00 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General - - - General
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health


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