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Knappe Kassen und anspruchsvolle Bürger verlangen von den staatlichen Stellen zunehmend den Nachweis, dass das Kosten-Nutzen-Verhältnis beim Einsatz der Steuergelder stimmt.
Mr. Gurría underlined that business ethics should be at the center of any new road-map for the global economy. Markets should not only be more stable, but morally acceptable as well. He said that it is time to reunite ethics and economics through a solid, transparent and updated set of rules.
This working paper argues that reform and change are generally used as interchangeable concepts but that is not always appropriate as reforms do not always produce change and changes are not always the product of reform efforts.
Governments which are successful at reforming empower their people to make the most of globalisation, creating a favourable environment for education, for business, for innovation and for sustainable development, according to Mr. Gurría.
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The world is rapidly transforming and a number of dynamic emerging economies,including South Africa, have become major players and trading partners with the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD). In this context, the OECD Members have recognised the need for theOrganisation to become more open and relevant in order to realise its strategicgoal of becoming an important hub for dialogue on globally
The paper develops an architecture for regulatory institutions that could be feasible in the current Russian context.
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Tight budgets and demanding citizens put governments under increasing pressure to show that they are providing good value for money. Providing information about public sector performance can satisfy the public’s need to know, and could also be a useful tool for governments to evaluate their performance.Performance information is not a new concept, but the governments of OECD countries have taken a closer look at integrating it into
This is the second in a series of three annual papers that the OECD is publishing in preparation for its major biennial publication, Government at a Glance.
Political involvement in administration is essential for the proper functioning of a democracy. Without this an incoming political administration would find itself unable to change policy direction.
How are performance-based arrangements at the individual level related to performance management arrangements at higher levels such as the agency or programme level?