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Publications / Monographs

Post-Communist Public Administration: Restoring Professionalism and Accountability

David Coombes, Laszlo Vass

Date: 2007

ISBN: 978-80-89013-30-2

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Proceedings from the 14th annual conference held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 11-13, 2006. The book is divided into four sections. The first section looks at meaning of professionalism in Public Service. The second section of the book looks at professionalism in the implementation of public policy. The third section focuses on professional ethics and standards of conduct. The fourth section focuses specifically on the influence of foreign assistance.

Table ofContents

Preface

David Coombes , Laszlo Vass ...............................................................................7

Disclaimer ....................................................................................................................9

SectionI

The Mission of Public Administration Reform in Post-Com- munist Europe andEurasia

Introduction

Laszlo Vass .........................................................................................................13

Advancing Public Service Professionalism and Widening Horizons

Derry Ormond ...................................................................................................17

From Policy Transfer to Policy Learning in Central and Eastern Europe

Tiina Randma-Liiv ............................................................................................27

SectionII

Professionalism and Accountability in PublicPolicy

Introduction

David Coombes .................................................................................................37

Capacity for Policy Implementation in the Central Government of Bulgaria

Polya Katsamunska ...........................................................................................47

Formulation of Public Policy: From Line Management to Strategic Function

Florin Bondar ....................................................................................................57

Legislative and Executive Power after EU Accession in Slovakia: Two years evaluated

Erik Láštic ..........................................................................................................67

The Role of the Serbian Presidency in Ensuring Accountability, Professionalism, Transparency and Legitimacy of the Policy Process

Nenad Rava .......................................................................................................79

SectionIII

Professionalism and Accountability in PublicService

Intro


David Coombes .................................................................................................93

Learning Democracy through Administration: The Attitudes, Roles and

Everyday Practices of Estonian Public Servants

Mikko Lagerspetz and Erle Rikmann ............................................................. 101

Declarations of Income and Assets: An Assessment of Polish Initiatives

Paula Anna Borowska, Piotr Sitniewski, and Patrycja Joanna Suwaj .......... 115

Ethical Values in Estonian Public Service Organisations

Aive Pevkur ...................................................................................................... 127

Questions of Government Accountability for State Resources – the Hungarian Case

Maria Bordas ...................................................................................................139

First Steps in Implementation of Codes of Conduct for Local Government Officials in Serbia

Jelena Jerinić ....................................................................................................149

SectionIV

Foreign and LocalPerspectives

Introduction

David Coombes ............................................................................................... 167

A Critical Theory of New Public Management

David Y. Miller and William N.Dunn........................................................... 175

Pawns On A Chessboard: The role of donor organizations during the transition process

Iwona Sobis and Michiel S.de Vries ............................................................... 189

The EU’s impact on reform in Romania: The case of the civil service

Alexandru-Leonard Ioniţă ..............................................................................217

Promoting Good Governance in Eastern Europe – Domestic Responses to External Influences

Svein Eriksen ...................................................................................................241

Mercenaries, Missionaries or Witch Doctors? Is administrative reform TA in transition countries a business, a religion or medicine?

Ronald G Young ............................................................................................... 257

Index ............................................................................................................................. 285



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