Agencies: How Governments Do Things Through Semi-Autonomous by Christopher Pollitt, Colin Talbot, Janice Caulfield, Amanda

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7. To facilitate partnerships with other public sector bodies and/or with voluntary groups, and/or with commercial companies. 8. To create ‘islands of excellence’ in otherwise failing or ‘backward’ public administrations – mainly in developing countries (see Talbot and Caulfield, 2002; Taliercio, 2004). However, the same, or other studies indicate there may also be other, less noble motives (Dunleavy, 1991; James, 2003; OECD, 2002, p. 7; Pierre, 1995, 2004; Vos, 2003; Yamamoto, 2004). The following have all been identified in the academic literature, and even conceded in some of the official literature: 1.

Flexibility is assumed to lead to better tailored (higher quality) services for users, and to operating efficiencies. 7. To facilitate partnerships with other public sector bodies and/or with voluntary groups, and/or with commercial companies. 8. To create ‘islands of excellence’ in otherwise failing or ‘backward’ public administrations – mainly in developing countries (see Talbot and Caulfield, 2002; Taliercio, 2004). However, the same, or other studies indicate there may also be other, less noble motives (Dunleavy, 1991; James, 2003; OECD, 2002, p.

8. To create ‘islands of excellence’ in otherwise failing or ‘backward’ public administrations – mainly in developing countries (see Talbot and Caulfield, 2002; Taliercio, 2004). However, the same, or other studies indicate there may also be other, less noble motives (Dunleavy, 1991; James, 2003; OECD, 2002, p. 7; Pierre, 1995, 2004; Vos, 2003; Yamamoto, 2004). The following have all been identified in the academic literature, and even conceded in some of the official literature: 1. To pay off political allies.

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