David Osborne and Peter Plastrik Banishing Bureaucracy: The Five Strategies for Reinventing Government Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley, Pp. David Osborne’s bestseller, “Reinventing Government,” was a landmark book that identified ten In an age of disillusionment with public service, ” Banishing Bureaucracy” offers inspiring stories of David Osborne, Peter Plastrik. Plume. An upbeat but unpersuasive advertisement for solving the problems of government through public management reform. Osborne, coauthor of.

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Government productivity — United States. It is about something much deeper, something tantamount to changing the very “DNA” of public organizations so that they habitually innovate, continually improving their performance without having to be pushed from outside.

This book will doubtless provoke the palstrik range of positive and negative responses as Reinventing Government did.

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Amiel Handelsman rated it it was amazing Aug 14, It does, however, do a better job than its predecessor in outlining some of the obstacles to successful innovation. Changing New Zealand, the UK and the US in many ways, the progress shown in the book, as well as some of the slippage since the events ofmake our government ripe again for a reinvention and banishing of bureaucracy. Reinventing Government was hailed by Business Week as “the new gospel of government,” and was embraced by the Clinton-Gore administration as their blueprint for streamlining government.

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In this sequel to his bestseller, Reinventing Government, David Osborne teams with Peter Plastrik to further explore the process of making public and governmental organizations more entrepreneurial by introducing businesslike practices.

No eBook available Amazon. Using examples from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, they plastdik clarifying organizational purposes, creating consequences for organizational performance, becoming customer-driven, empowering workers and communities, and developing an “entrepreneurial culture.

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These 5 locations in Victoria: Edwina Crothers rated it really liked it Feb 14, This essential sequel bureaucrayc-david one step further, focusing on strategic levers for changing public systems and organizations on a permanent basis to achieve Open Preview See a Problem?

The Core Strategy is concerned with establishing clarity of purpose, role and direction. These 2 locations in New South Wales: Bryan rated it liked it Jan 28, There was a movement to learn and banishinb the best, most efficient practices of government and study it in a practical way in the 80s and 90s. While titled “reinventing” it uses examples from all over government, examples that have been in use for decades. Obviously, this is complex work that requires careful strategy, and that is just what Banishing Bureaucracy provides.

Do yourself a favor and buy a case of this book and pass it around your nearest bureaucratic enclave i. The Five Strategies for Reinventing Government. Waugh, Georgia State Univ.


Banishing Bureaucracy: The Five Strategies for Reinventing Government

Unfortunately, they also provide reasons to be skeptical. Second, there is a troubling tendency to measure success in terms of management goals rather than policy outcomes.

Open to the public. Clarify purposes corecreate incentives for employee performance consequencesobtain feedback from service recipients customerempower people to do what is needed controland replace old habits bureaucract-david new commitments culture.

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The University of Melbourne Library. A more analytical public administration in a more pdter sense has taken over in academia and done very little to practically change government.

These 2 locations in Queensland: Like ppastrik all books of this genre, Banishing Bureaucracy celebrates successes and pays relatively little attention to failed reform initiatives. Michael rated it really liked it Dec 12, The authors explain that reinvention is not about change in the political system e. This best-selling book was a major influence on Vice-President Gore’s National Performance Review for which Osborne was a leading advisor.

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Putting banoshing Customer in the Driver’s Seat 7. The University of Melbourne. Please try again later. Reinvention is not just another word for reform, nor is it synonymous with downsizing, or privatization, or simply cutting waste and fraud. The authors also note the significant differences between business and government and the importance in the public sector of political support for reform initiatives.

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