Ch 05 governmental reforms

Ch 05 governmental reforms - Administrative reforms...

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Administrative reforms Professor Su
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Reinventing background
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Main Approaches to Reform Downsizing Reengineering Continuous improvement
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Type of Reform: Downsizing Downsizing:  government is too big, so shrink  government e.g., Set arbitrary ceilings on taxes or personnel Originated at state level in 1970s, continued  through 1990s and 2000s
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Downsizing Policies Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR):  1992,  passage of constitutional amendment in  Colorado to limit tax increases; sparked similar  legislation in other states Cap federal spending: percentage?
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Downsizing Policies (continued) Reinventing government:  1993, Gore and Clinton  attempted to make federal government work better  and cost less National Performance Review promised voters  $108 billion in savings by 1999
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Assessing Downsizing Movement largely atheoretical: bump  out system Little planning done in advance of 
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course POLI 370 taught by Professor Su during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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