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Consequences of Fiscal Adjustment and Public Finance Management. The Costs of Limiting the Fiscal Imbalance in Eurozone Countries

., Negative Weights for Performance Measures, International Public Management Journal, 12:3, 332-344, 2009 European Commission, European Union Public Finance: New book edition released, Brussels 2015. IMF, Fiscal Monitor, Washington 2012 and 2013. Kelly, J., Rubin, M., Budget and Accounting Reforms. In Ferlie, E., Lynn, L. and Pollitt, C. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Public Management , (pp. 563-590). 2005 New York. Maarten de Jong, Iris van Beek and Rense Posthumus, Introducing accountable budgeting: lessons from a decade of performance

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The fuzzy concept of collaborative governance: A systematic review of the state of the art

to policy-making have also been advocated as a way to close the seemingly growing gap between government and citizens and thus to alleviate normative problems commonly besetting Western democracies in the last decades. Collaborative governance has received considerable attention from public administration scholars and is the subject of a burgeoning body of academic literature in policy studies, public management and democratic theory. However, the rapid uptake of collaborative governance and related concepts, such as coordination, cooperation, joined-up governance

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Designing an Accountability Index: A Case Study of South America Central Governments

the development of disclosure indices to measure annual reports of groups of organisations in any of the private, public or so-called third sectors. Another study of exploratory interviews ( Salas Quirós, 2015 ) makes a proposal of an index of accountability in the centralized public sector management in Costa Rica. This index develops a total of six dimensions, four of internal control (the classic-legality economic-form, the management-economy effectiveness and efficiency, the organizational-structures, processes, staff, the judicial-court of the contentious

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The influence of age factors on the reform of the public service of Ukraine

types of work and so on. The introduction of integrated data management information systems and development will reduce the need for workers at lower levels of the hierarchy in the medium term, and workers will be more involved under temporary contracts. The prevalence of permanent employment in the civil service reduces the flexibility of the civil service system and increases the costs of its maintenance. Therefore, it is important to analyze the gender and age components, wages, working hours, functional responsibilities, the peculiarities of career development and

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Decision Making in Psychiatric Reform: A Case Study of the Czech Experience

considerations have in fact been observed in a variety of studies ( Hudson, 1992 ). Efforts to improve public health programmes have historically involved a number of strategies that have been extensively reviewed elsewhere. Most notable is the review of Pallasa et al. (2012) of 181 studies that identified seven broad strategic areas of change: standards and guidelines; organizational structure and governance; human resource knowledge and skill; process re-engineering and technology development; use of incentives; organizational culture; and leadership and management

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Policy, learning and regime change: Western concepts and CEE experience

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Response of Central European Civil Security Systems to the Economic Crisis

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Administrative Burden Reduction Policies in Slovenia Revisited

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The Facebook Phenomenon for Collaborative Learning for University Studies

theory and measure of social presence. Media interface and network design Labs. Available at http://en.scientificcommons.org/frank_biocca (Retrieved on 22/06/2015). Dillendbourg, P., Baker, M., Blaye, A., O'Malley, C. (1996) The evolution of research on collaborative learning. In E. Spada & P. Reiman (Eds.). Learning in Humans and Machine: Towards an interdisciplinary learning science. (pp. 189- 211). Oxford: Elsevier. Downes, S. (2006). Models for Sustainable Open Educational Resources. National Research Council Canada. Available at www

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Measuring the Use of Knowledge in Policy Development

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