Administrative philosophies in the discourse and decisions of the New Zealand public service: is post-New Public Management still a myth?
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.
Authors: Rodney Scott, Flavia Donadelli, Eleanor Merton
Date published: 22 June 2022