콘텐츠 바로가기
로그인
컨텐츠

Category Open

Resources

tutorial

Collection of research papers and materials on development issues

home

Resources
Government and Law Public Administration

Print

Public sector restructuring in Korea

Related Document
Frame of Image here was a need to establish a permanent government body with the explicit purpose of engineering public sector reform.
-
At Planning and Budget Commission (PBC), the Government Reform Office(GRO) was established to carry out reform as an institutionalized continual process of selfinnovation, rather than as transient ad hoc spurts of change.
-
The GRO initially concentrated on hardware reform, or rationalization of organization and personnel.
-
After the government reorganization in May 1999, the GRO, now part of Ministry of Planning and Budget(MPB), has focused on software, or changing the way government thinks and works.
-
The ultimate goal of public sector reform is to achieve a government that is small and efficient but nevertheless provides better service to the public.
-
A core priority is to reduce the size of government to facilitate efficient allocation of resources and encourage the creativity, entrepreneurship and initiative of the private sector.
-
Small size as an objective needs to be balanced by other priorities to achieve that end the overall aim is to attain a government capable of delivering quality services using the least amount of taxpayers' money.
3
-
Specifically, a key objective in public sector reform is to boost efficiency by introducing the principles of competition and performance measurement along with improved feedback.
-
The success of government reform must ultimately be judged from the perspective of the customer, or the general public.
-
Acco


Full Text
Title Public sector restructuring in Korea
Similar Titles
Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Lee, Kye-Sik

Publisher

[Seoul] : Korea Development Institute

Date 2001
Event

The 26th Senior Policy Forum on Economic Crisis and Structural Adjustment in Korea

Pages 13
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Government and Law < Public Administration
Holding KDI; KDI School
License