Ireland's economic success story is one that many OECD countries would like to emulate. Of the many factors linked to this success, the public sector’s role is key. This report analyses what the sector has accomplished so far, how it can keep renewing itself, and how it can perpetuate its success.
This paper presents the new methodology for gathering comparable data on public employment and the resulting data. A further comparison is made between employment data in government and the costs of production of services of the public domain.
The review of human resource management in Belgian government is the first country review of its kind to be carried out by the OECD. The report compares the policies and practices of Belgium with those in other OECD countries, as well as those across different governments in Belgium.
An ageing population creates immediate pressures for changes in both service delivery and in human resources management in government. This report reviews strategies to address these pressing issues and provides a snapshot of ageing policies and actions in nine OECD countries.
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This report contains recommendations for a further development of the pay setting arrangements in the central government sector in the Netherlands.
This book takes stock of the past two decades of public sector modernisation in OECD countries. It identifies levers for reform to modernise the public sector and defines different policy paths with the common objectives of making the public sector more responsive, transparent, and efficient.
Governance is the next issue the People’s Republic of China needs to tackle. This report shows how governance impacts on public action by looking at different policy sectors, takes stock of the progress made in public management and public finance, and explores policy options for the future.
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Glossary of performance-related pay terms.
Organised as part of the 28th Session of the Public Management Committee, the Symposium on The New Public Executive enabled Committee members to discuss how governments can met the challenges of acquiring, forming and motivating the next generation of senior managers.
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This paper gives a brief overview of reforms of the senior civil service across 12 OECD member countries. The point of departure is the distinction between the two types of civil service systems: career-based and position-based.