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Public sector reform in Hong Kong

Public sector reform in Hong Kong

key concepts, progress-to-date and future directions

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Published by Chinese University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jane C. Y. Lee and Anthony B. L. Cheung.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsLee, Jane C. Y., Cheung, Anthony B. L. 1952-, Conference on Hong Kong Public Sector Reform (1991 : Hong Kong)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS796.H74 P83 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 324 p :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL539931M
      ISBN 109622016553
      LC Control Number96118897

        Editors’ Picks, Hong Kong-related Health Articles, Public & Private Health Services-related Health Articles. The healthcare system in Hong Kong is unique in that it has high-quality private and public healthcare tracks. Together these serve roughly million people. Here are 8 things to know about the healthcare system in Hong Kong. 1. The Hong Kong healthcare system has excellent . A further significant reform in the public sector is the accountability system for principal officials, possibly the most dramatic shift in the system of governance since Hong Kong returned to China in It was introduced in response to demands made by the Legislative Council (Legco) and the community that the top echelons of the government be held accountable for the outcome of their.

        – The purpose of this paper is to explain the evolution of the system of public governance in Hong Kong, the various public sector reforms undertaken over the past two to three decades, and the present quagmire in governance resulting in a looming crisis in public trust and governability., – The research for the paper is based on opinion polls conducted by the University of Hong Kong. This article compares the New Public Management (NPM) reform in Hong Kong and Singapore. First of all, it highlights how the macroeconomic environment, the political system, and state traditions, factors that are commonly identified as affecting the pattern of NPM reform in western liberal democracies, assume different contexts and significance in affecting reform in Asian states.

      was the year Hong Kong echoed to the public-sector reform or New Public Management Reform (NPM-reforms) trend among the Western developed countries. (Cheung a: 31, Lee 55) Since then, public sector had been injected the ingredient of the private sector management. Citizens started to be treated as paying customers for quality services rather than receiving “one size . Staffing. Hong Kong has about doctors per people, which is the same ratio as in Taiwan. Of the o doctors in Hong Kong, about 60% work in private practice and the remaining 40% work in the public service. The majority of doctors in Hong Kong, .


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Driven by the "new public management" orientation and the impact of globalization, public sector reform has become a worldwide trend. In Hong Kong, the first public sector reform programme was launched inpaving the way for new initiatives such as performance pledges, trading funds, budget devolution, contracting-out of services and performance : Paperback.

Public service reform, or public sector reform, has been a hot topic among political scientists in recent years as most existing government structures are inadequate to cope with the ever-changing environments of globalism in terms of capital and technology.

This is particularly true among Asian countries where the traditional bureaucracy has been strong as compared to a relatively weak sense. The Public Sector in Hong Kong - Ian Scott - Google Books This book describes and analyses the role of the public sector in the often-charged political atmosphere of post Hong Kong.

1 day ago  With Beijing tightening its control and Hong Kong embroiled in the broader US-China stand-off, Hong Kong is close to a state of despair. public sector reform should be revived with a new.

While Hong Kong was directly open to global ideas and trends in public-sector reform (particularly from the UK) the adoption of such measures both by the pre colonial authorities and also by.

It concludes that the Singapore-Hong Kong model of NPM reform in the s is typical of reforms by bureaucrats for bureaucrats through bureaucrats. The bureaucracy-led reform trajectory followed an agenda that sought to enhance public bureaucratic power and competence rather than to denigrate them.

Past, Present and Prospective Public Sector Reform in Hong Kong Deliver higher quality, better value and citizen-centric services to the community The Colour Imaging of Plans (CIP) Project of the Land Registry. Similar to China, Hong Kong’s public sector reforms were also initiated in the s. However, the political and economic contexts were very different in Hong Kong.

An efficiency unit was established within the government to coordinate the implementation of service-oriented public management reforms. What is Public sector reform. Definition of Public sector reform: Consists of deliberate changes to the structures and processes of public sector organizations with the objective of getting them to run better.

Structural change may include merging or splitting public sector organizations while process change may include redesigning systems, setting quality standards, and focusing on capacity.

was the year Hong Kong echoed to the public-sector reform or New Public Management Reform (NPM-reforms) trend among the Western developed countries. Public Sector Reform in Hong Kong. This volume brings together, for the first time, a collection of essays on public sector reform in Hong Kong.

Public sector reform has come rather belatedly to. Public service reform in Singapore: reinventing government in a global age: Anthony B. Cheung With ANTHONY B. CHEUNG As a small but highly developed economy, depending almost exclusively on international trade and investment, Singapore, along with Hong Kong, has more need than other countries and economies in Asia to stay competitive and.

Cheung, Anthony. and Lee, Jane C. and Conference on Hong Kong Public Sector Reform. Public sector reform in Hong Kong: key concepts, progress-to-date and future directions / edited by Jane C.

Lee and Anthony B. Cheung Chinese University Press Hong Kong   Public Sector Reform in Hong Kong: Key Concepts, Progress-To-Date and Future Directions [Jane C.

Lee, Anthony B. Cheung] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume brings together, for the first time, a collection of essays on public sector reform in Hong Kong.

Public sector reform has come rather belatedly to Hong Kong. Overview -- 1. An Overview of Public Sector Reform Initiatives in the Hong Kong Government Since \/ Colin Sankey -- 2.

Understanding Public Sector Reforms: Global Trends and Diverse Agendas \/ Anthony B. Cheung -- 3. The Changing Context of Public Sector Reform and Its Implications in Hong Kong \/ Jane C.

Lee -- 4. Public sector reforms will ensure that the arms of government operate seamlessly to the benefit of the general public, emergence of strong public institutions, and ensure the rule of law actually rules.

Showing 2 comments Timothy T. Chol Septem Public sector reform in Hong Kong: Key concepts, progress-to-date and future directions. Jane C. LEE, Bing Leung Anthony CHEUNG. Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) Research output: Book/Report › Book. Original language: English: Place of Publication: Hong Kong: Publisher: Chinese University Press: ISBN (Print) Argues that from the s onwards, the Hong Kong Government has initiated a series of reforms within the civil service which eventually have been subsumed within a programme of public sector reform.

The key features of these reforms are not dissimilar from the style of reform espoused within “new public management” (NPM) ideology. Argues that, despite attempts to adopt NPM ideology with. This book describes and analyses the role of the public sector in the often charged political atmosphere of post Hong Kong.

It discusses critical constitutional, organisational, and policy problems and examines their effects on relationships between the government and the people. A concluding chapter suggests some possible means of resolving or minimising the difficulties which have been.

Hong Kong is no exception. The wave of public sector reform initiative in industrial democracies is powerful testimony to a pervasive feeling that something is “not right” with government and public institutions.

The common refrain in the s is reform and rejuvenation. Although Hong Kong is a.The public sector is generally comprised of government agencies and related agencies that are funded by taxes, fees, and charges or profits from the sale of state-owned assets.

These public agencies include bureaus, departments, the judiciary, funded statutory bodies, publicly-owned corporations, fully or partly-subsidised organisations such as social welfare agencies, schools, and universities.Abstract.

Public sector Public sector reform and the reform in Hong Kong re-legitimation of public bureaucratic power The case of Hong Kong Anthony B.L. Cheung Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Introduction From the s onwards the Hong Kong Government has initiated a series of reforms within the civil service which .