A Profile of the Public Service of Canada

Current Good Practices and New Developments in Public Service Management

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Public sector reform has moved on apace since the first of the Commonwealth Public Service Country Profile Series was launched in 1995 when the principles of New Public Management (NPM) were in an early stage of adoption. Since then, the various civil services described in the series have undergone radical change in scope, organisation and approach rendering a revision timely. Now up dated and completely revised, these reissued Country Profiles continue to be an accessible and valuable source of reference which attempt to both describe and analyse the often tumultuous and controversial public sector reforms which have taken place in contributing countries since 1995. Practising bureaucrats diplomats political and academic audiences will find these new books invaluable in benchmarking best practice in public sector reform across Commonwealth member countries.



Managing People

The Public Service of Canada has served Canadians well for generations. On a daily basis, public service employees enforce laws an regulations, ensure proper stewardship of resources, advise ministers and provide the programmes and services that Canadians want and need. In fulfilling these, and other critical duties, public service employees play an essential role in preserving and promoting the high standard of living that Canadians share.


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