Vol. 2 No. 1 (2017)

Dear Reader,

The seventh issue of the International Journal of Civil Service Reform and Practice presents articles and papers of scholars and practitioners for your potential interest.

The issue starts with the paper of Gerald Caiden, Professor Emeritus at the Price School of Public Policy of the University of Southern California. It analyses the negative impact of maladministration, bureau-pathology and corruption on public administration.

The second paper, written by Saltanat Janenova, Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy of Nazarbayev University and Iliyas Yesdauletov from the Economic Research Institute of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The paper presents a comparative perspective of the reforms that have taken in public service delivery, in Canada and Kazakhstan.

This issue concludes with the article of Jahi Jahija, State Secretary, Ministry of Information Society and Administration of the FY Republic of Macedonia. This article examines the role of functional analysis, as a human resources management tool in the FYROM. It also presents findings of functional analysis conducted in the Ministries of Information Society and Administration and of Local Self-Government, as well as in two municipalities in the country.

We hope these papers and articles will be of value to anyone interested in the issues addressed in this edition of the Journal.


Yours Sincerely,

Editorial Team

Published: 2017-03-31