Public Administration in Germany
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This open access book presents a topical, comprehensive and differentiated analysis of Germany's public administration and reforms. It provides an overview on key elements of German public administration at the federal, Länder and local levels of government as well as on current reform activities of the public sector. It examines the key institutional features of German public administration; the changing relationships between public administration, society and the private sector; the administrative reforms at different levels of the federal system and numerous sectors; and new challenges and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This open access book presents a topical, comprehensive and differentiated analysis of Germany's public administration and reforms. It provides an overview on key elements of German public administration at the federal, Länder and local levels of government as well as on current reform activities of the public sector. It examines the key institutional features of German public administration; the changing relationships between public administration, society and the private sector; the administrative reforms at different levels of the federal system and numerous sectors; and new challenges and modernization approaches like digitalization, Open Government and Better Regulation. Each chapter offers a combination of descriptive information and problem-oriented analysis, presenting key topical issues in Germany which are relevant to an international readership.

  • Produktdetails
  • Governance and Public Management
  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan / Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-030-53696-1
  • 1st ed. 2021
  • Seitenzahl: 440
  • Erscheinungstermin: 30. Januar 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 153mm x 28mm
  • Gewicht: 688g
  • ISBN-13: 9783030536961
  • ISBN-10: 3030536963
  • Artikelnr.: 59601641
Autorenporträt
Sabine Kuhlmann is Professor of Political Science, Public Administration and Organization at Potsdam University, Germany, Vice President of the IIAS for Western Europe, and Vice-Chair of the National Regulatory Control Council of the German Federal Government. Her areas of research include comparative public administration, public sector reforms, better regulation and local government. Isabella Proeller is Professor for Public and Nonprofit Management at the University of Potsdam, Germany. Her areas of research comprise public management reforms, strategic management and performance-oriented control in public administration. Dieter Schimanke is former Professor of Public Administration at the Helmut-Schmidt-University in Hamburg, Germany. He became Secretary of State in a state in East Germany after unification and since his retirement, he is Senior Expert in projects of GIZ on reforms of Public Administration (mainly in Eastern Europe and Asia). Jan Ziekow is Professor of Public Law and the Director of the German Research Institute for Public Administration, Germany, Vice-President and former President of the German Section of IIAS. He is a former Member of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration, and member of various Government and Parliamentary Commissions and Committees.
Inhaltsangabe
1. German Public Administration: Background and Key Issues (Sabine Kuhlmann, Isabella Proelle, Dieter Schimanke and Jan Ziekow)
Part I German Publication Administration in the Multilevel System
2. Constitutional State and Public Administration (Karl-Peter Sommermann)
3. Administrative federalism (Nathalie Behnke and Sabine Kropp)
4. The European Context of the German Public Administration (Hans Hofmann)
5. Federal Administration (Julia Flesicher)
6. The Federal administration of Interior Affairs (Hans Heinrich von Knobloch)
7. The Peculiarities of the Social Security System ('indirect state administration') (Dieter Schimanke)
8. The administration of the Länder (Ludger Schrapper)
9. Local Self-Government and Administration (Kay Ruge and Klaus Ritgen)
Part II Politics, Procedures and Resources
10. Politics and Administration in Germany (Werner Jann and Sylvia Veit)
11. Administrative Procedures and Processes (Jan Ziekow)
12. Control and Accountability: Administrative Courts and Courts of Audit (Veith Mehde)
13. Civil Service and Public Employment (Christoph Reichard and Eckhard Schröter)
14. Public Finance (Gisela Färber)
Part III Redrawing Structures, Boundaries and Service Delivery
15. The transformation of public administration in East Germany following Unification (Hellmut Wollmann)
16. Administrative Reforms in the Multilevel System: Reshuffling Tasks and Territories (Sabine Kuhlmann and Jörg Bogumil)
17. Institutional Differentiation of Public Service Provision in Germany: Corporatization, Privitization and Re-Municipalization (Benjamin Friedländer, Manfred Röber and Christina Schaefer)
18. Participatory Administration and Co-Production (Stephan Grohs)
Part IV Modernizing Processes and Enhancing Management Capacities
19. Digital Transformation of the German State (Ines Mergel)
20. Supplement: Open Government (Jan Porth, Friederike Bickmann, Patrick Schweizer and Zarina Tölle)
21. The Federal Ministerial Bureaucracy, the Legislative Process and Better Regulation (Sabine Kuhlmann and Slyvia Veit)
22. Human Resource Management, Performance-Related Pay and Public Service Motivation (John Siegel and Isabella Proeller)
23. New Steering Model, Performance management, Benchmarking (Isabella Proeller and Jon Siegel)