New Public Management

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New Public Management (NPM)

forms of management that import techniques from business and private industry into the public sector. This form of management emphasises ‘value for money’ (VFM) as well as techniques such as TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT (TQM). Sometimes these methods lead to full PRIVATIZATION. See also AUDIT
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Chipkin, I and B Lipietz (2012), "Transforming South Africa's racial bureaucracy: New Public Management and public sector reform in contemporary South Africa", Public Affairs Research Institute, No 1.
The global government reform movement under the umbrella of NPM (New Public Management) has gained prominence in recent years.
At the end she presents with argumentations why the concept of urban management differs from urban governance and New Public Management, why this concept remains elusive in international literature, and before the end of the chapter the author gives her own definition of urban management.
The following factors can be mentioned, as being the direct antecedents for the development of the "new public management" (Rakosa, 2002, p.
The New Public Management (NPM) is considered as a global paradigm, emerged as a response to economic, administrative and political changes.
Due to the at times contradictory impulses of the new public management and marketisation, Labour's support for, and impact on, local and community justice was mixed.
During the 1980s and '90s a particular form of managerialism referred as New Public Management (NPM) (Boston, 1996; Boston, et al., 1996; Hood, 1990, 1991, 1992; Aucoin, 1988, 1990a, 1990b; Peters, 1990) or simply as public management (Pollitt, 1990: 156) came to dominate policy agendas.
(2001) 'The new public management. Improving research and policy dialogue', [online] Available: P2&dq=Barzelay+M+(2000)+The+new+public+management.+Improving+r esearch+and+policy+dialogue.+University+of+California,+Sage&ots=Rm WARFMYLV&sig=DDpN9v6Q1DrG7vsyRx5Fuy4diNA&redir_esc=y#v=on epage&q&f=false_[28 July 2012]
(11) New Public Management introduces managerial approach to public sector management.
The principles on which the report is built on are known internationally as the New Public Management (NPM) which rose to prominence in the 1980s based on the idea that the public sector was inherently and inevitably bureaucratic and inefficient.
In this, they seem to diverge from the New Public Management (NPM) philosophy which relies on implementing market principles within the management of public institutions to increase institutional efficiency.

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