22 June 2022

New Zealand is frequently cited as the archetypical example of New Public Management (NPM), having gone ‘further and faster’ than other jurisdictions in radically reforming their public service in the late 1980s. These reforms have been credited with significant gains in efficiency and responsiveness, while introducing new challenges.

Administrative philosophies in the discourse and decisions of the New Zealand public service: is post-New Public Management still a myth?

Authors: Rodney Scott, Flavia Donadelli, Eleanor Merton
Format: Article
Date published: 22 June 2022