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The changing face of public sector employment

journal contribution
posted on 10.04.2019, 00:00 by Linda ColleyLinda Colley
While it is easy, and almost a national sport, to criticise the traditional model of public sector employment as being too generous, there is a rationale for its distinctiveness. The career service model that endured for most of the last century was aligned to the bureaucratic form of public administration of that time. As public administration was 'transformed' into public sector management through the importing of private sector techniques, so too has public sector employment been varied in pursuit of greater efficiency, flexibility and responsiveness.

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Volume

60

Issue

1

Start Page

9

End Page

20

Number of Pages

12

eISSN

1467-8500

ISSN

0313-6647

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Australian Journal of Public Administration

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