This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and systems used to handle appointees of prior administrations in the US, Canada, Germany, France, Britain, New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Greece.Recent amendments to the Federal Civil Service Framework Law (Civil Service Reform Law 1997), aimed at modestly increased flexibility in appointments to top administrative positions by instituting a two-year probationary period for senioranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective|
|Author||:||B. Guy Peters, Maurice Falk Professor of Government B Guy Peters, Professor, Professor of Political Science Jon Pierre, Jon Pierre|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2004-08-02|