Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1080/01900690701229434
Title: Theory and practice of public administration in Southeast Asia: Traditions, directions, and impacts
Authors: Haque, M.S. 
Keywords: Administrative theory
Bureaucratic model
Development administration
New public management
Southeast Asia
Issue Date: Oct-2007
Citation: Haque, M.S. (2007-10). Theory and practice of public administration in Southeast Asia: Traditions, directions, and impacts. International Journal of Public Administration 30 (12-14) : 1297-1326. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/01900690701229434
Abstract: In Southeast Asia, it is possible to discern three distinct models of public administration at various stages of its evolution, including the colonial-bureaucratic, the postcolonial-developmental, and the current "new public management" models. These models originated mostly in western nations, and were subsequently borrowed by (or imposed on) various countries in the region. However, there were considerable gaps between these ideal-type administrative models and the actual administrative practices in Southeast Asia. There also emerged major variations among countries in the region in terms of the extent to which they conform to the original models due to their differences in colonial backgrounds and national contexts. These issues and concerns are critically examined in this article. It concludes by making some critical assessment of the major trends of public administration in the region.
Source Title: International Journal of Public Administration
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/130263
ISSN: 01900692
DOI: 10.1080/01900690701229434
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