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The New Public Management Then and Now: Lessons from the Transition in Central and Eastern Europe


  • Wolfgang Drechsler
  • Tiina Randma-Liiv


The most important reform movement of the last quarter of a century within public administration has been the New Public Management (NPM). In defining NPM, it has proven useful (such as in Pollitt and Dan 2013) to view it as a two-level phenomenon.

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  • Wolfgang Drechsler & Tiina Randma-Liiv, 2014. "The New Public Management Then and Now: Lessons from the Transition in Central and Eastern Europe," The Other Canon Foundation and Tallinn University of Technology Working Papers in Technology Governance and Economic Dynamics 57, TUT Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance.
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