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Ethics and the New Managerialism

PAM, Vol. 4 No. 2, (1999)

Consider some of the primary characteristics of the new public management:

• First, sharply reduce governmental regulations and red tape;

• Then mix this with privatizing and contracting-out many public functions thought heretofore to be primarily governmental;

• Now reduce significantly the directly employed governmental workforce;

• Do not train a cadre of government employees to be competent contract managers;

• Now mix all of this with the widespread application of market logic and particularly the idea of institutional competition;

• Finally, stir for a decade in a hot political and social environment.

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