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Changing Public Service Values: Limits of Fundamental Reform and Rhetoric
Language: en
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

This study of public service reform examined how the Liberal BC government attempted to convince public servants to adopt private sector-type work values (referred to in this study as contemporary values). To accomplish this goal, government top advisers designed a change management program for senior managers known as Public Service
Big Promises, Small Government
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: George M. Abbott
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-01 - Publisher: UBC Press

When Gordon Campbell’s Liberal government won a massive majority in British Columbia in 2001, the premier immediately fulfilled his pledge to cut personal income taxes. Big Promises, Small Government reveals the consequences of dramatic tax policy changes on social programs. Campbell expected lower taxes to spur investment and growth. Instead,
Transformative Planning
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Christopher Silver, Andrea I. Frank
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge

The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a selection of some of the best scholarship in urban and regional planning from around the world with internationally recognized authors taking up urgent and salient issues from theory, to education for and practice of planning. This 7th volume features contributions
Digital Solutions for Contemporary Democracy and Government
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Stephen M. Mutula
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-30 - Publisher: IGI Global

The dot-com revolution has brought many advances before unimagined. Of them all, it may be said that none have surpassed e-government in attracting a significant number of researchers and practitioners from around the world. However, the question remains whether everyone is ready to join the e-government movement, or if some
Presidential Healthcare Reform Rhetoric
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Noam Schimmel
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-22 - Publisher: Springer

This book analyzes the rhetorical strategies employed by the four Democratic presidents, Truman, Johnson, Clinton and Obama, who tried to expand access to and affordability of healthcare in the United States. It considers how they made such arguments, the ethics they advanced, and the vision of America they espoused. The