Public sector reforms and managing change in botswana: the case of performance management system (pms) bashi mothusi the definitions of the main concepts used in the study such as public sector reforms, organizational culture, efficiency, performance management system. Culture and change, the papersuggests ways to reform the public sector by changing the organizational culture in sum, the argument advanced here is that, some public organizations. Organizational culture and public sector reforms in a post-washington consensus era: can ghana’s reformers learn from ghana’s ‘good performers.
A process of organisational change has accompanied managerial reforms in the public sector and is oriented towards the development of a post-bureaucratic organisational culture however, there remains a limited empirical understanding of culture in public organisations. Reforming africa’s public sector has been on the agenda of african governments and their development partners for decades yet the problem persists this failure can be attributed to two related factors: solutions to the “african public sector problem” have been dictated by external interests and the policies have ignored the experiences of organizations within those countries. Using the concept of organizational culture as a framework, i propose an approach based on the following claims: in every country there are some public organizations that perform relatively well, given their constraints there is the need to understand why and how there are poor and good performing organizations within the same country and information from such analysis should form the basis of public sector reform policies.
Diagnosis of organizational culture in public sector undertakings undergoing reforms neale j slack1,2 & gurmeet singh1 published online: 11 april 2017 # springer science+business media new york 2017.
Traditional public sector organisational cultures are apt to hinder public sector reform unless the culture is changed and aligned with the current role of govern- ment as a driver of economic development (o’donnell and boyle 2008. Abstract this study investigates a comparative analysis of civil servants’ perceptions of organisational culture in two public sector undertakings undergoing public sector reform in fiji, and a public administration industry reference group. Request pdf on researchgate | organizational culture in the public sector: evidence from six organizations | a process of organisational change has accompanied managerial reforms in the public.
Creating a great organizational culture leads to results in the culture cycle , 2011, james heskett demonstrates that an effective culture can result in a 20-30 percent positive differential in performance. Creating a great organizational culture in the public sector government agencies in north america can learn an important lesson from the private sector.
3 public organizations in africa it argues that every organization has a culture and therefore any strategy for reforming an organization should include efforts to change the organizational culture. Reforms, organizational culture, efficiency, performance management system, performance development plans and others will be discussed together with the socio- economic and political development of botswana as the case study. An organization-theory approach to the public sector presupposes that one cannot understand the content of public policy and decision-making in public organizations without analysing the organization and operational modes of the public admini. The organizational culture of public sector organizations in australia graeme l harrison and kevin m baird department of accounting and corporate governance, macquarie university, sydney, nsw, australia abstract this paper provides an empirical description of the organizational culture of public sector organizations in australia.