New Public Management

The term public management denotes the applied side of public administration with emphasis on the management of government business or public affairs with specific objectives, specific accountability, performance measurements and community orientation. It includes an emphasis on the use of modern management tools and techniques, rigorous cost benefit analysis, private participations adaptability and flexibility, social orientation, besides enhancing efficiency, economy and effectiveness.

According to Garson and Overman, public management is not scientific management or administrative science, though it is still heavily influenced by them. Public management is an inter-disciplinary study of generic aspects of public administration ...

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