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As with any organisation, good public sector performance rests with its staff: their capacities and skills, as well as the ability of the leadership to motivate staff to do their best in achieving organisational objectives.
Economic downturns which have their roots in preceding credit excesses and debt overhang have tended historically to be long lasting, whether the financial sector remained healthy or not.
Strategic human resource management allows governments to align their workforce with their goals. It enables governments to have the right number of people with the right skills at the right place. Such practices help governments increase efficiency, responsiveness and quality in service delivery.
The majority of OECD member countries have a central human resource management agency responsible for at least some key human resource management functions (see the country profiles for links to member countries’ central human resource management agency).
On 8 June 2012 an International Seminar on « Ensuring Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying : Towards a Regulatory Framework » will take place in Moscow, Russia.
The aim of this workshop was to present recent developments in implementing Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Czech Republic as well as to enable an exposure to different approaches in some leading OECD countries.
Greater use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) can help Spain unlock governmental efficiencies and help prepare the country for future economic growth, according to a new study from the OECD.
Un mejor uso de las teconologías de la información y de las comunicaciones (TIC) puede ayudar a que España mejore la eficiencia de su sector público y así preparar al país para el futuro crecimiento económico, según un nuevo estudio de la OCDE.
Despite a deep recession in 2009 and weak growth in subsequent years, Hungary’s fiscal position compares favourably with many other OECD countries.
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This Guide provides recommendations of high impact reforms that can be implemented in the short term as well as new sections on regulatory governance, six case studies of citizen councils at the state level, and 19 good practices in the implementation of the recommendations of the 2010 Guide.