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Leadership and Culture

Comparative Models of Top Civil Servant Training

  • Montgomery Van Wart
  • Annie Hondeghem
  • Erwin Schwella
  • Paul Suino
Book

Part of the Governance and Public Management Series book series (GPM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Understanding the Role and Context of Senior Civil Servant Training

  3. Training Senior Civil Servants in Anglo-American Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. John Halligan
      Pages 25-40
    3. Sylvia Horton, Montgomery Van Wart
      Pages 41-55
    4. Heather Getha-Taylor
      Pages 56-70
  4. Training Senior Civil Servants in Eastern European Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Külli Sarapuu, Merilin Metsma, Tiina Randma-Liiv, Annika Uudelepp
      Pages 73-88
    3. Márk Gál, Márton Gellén
      Pages 89-102
    4. Cristina Hinţea, Tudor Ţiclău
      Pages 103-118
  5. Training Senior Civil Servants in Germanic and Northern European Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Isabell Egger-Peitler, Monika Knassmüller, Renate Meyer
      Pages 121-136
    3. Annie Hondeghem, Christian de Visscher, Maxime Petit Jean, Silke Ruebens
      Pages 137-152
    4. Bente Bjørnholt, Morten Balle Hansen
      Pages 153-166
    5. Turo Virtanen
      Pages 167-182
    6. Werner Jann, Sylvia Veit
      Pages 183-198
    7. Trui Steen, Caspar van den Berg, Peter Leisink
      Pages 199-215
    8. Adrian Ritz, Leonie Schuessler
      Pages 216-232
  6. Training Senior Civil Servants in Latin European Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. Alexandra Couston, Joyce Liddle, Robert Fouchet
      Pages 235-251

About this book

Introduction

This collection examines the leadership training of public administration in 19 countries and provides information on where, what, and how the training occurs as well as the up-to-date cultural, political, economic background for each. Factors affecting perceived importance, quality and robustness of top civil servant training are examined.

Keywords

Affect Civil Servant culture Europe Germany information Italy public administration quality state

Editors and affiliations

  • Montgomery Van Wart
    • 1
  • Annie Hondeghem
    • 2
  • Erwin Schwella
    • 3
  • Paul Suino
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Public AdministrationCalifornia State University San BernardinoUSA
  2. 2.Public Governance InstituteKU LeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.School of Public LeadershipStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa
  4. 4.USA

About the editors

Claudia N Avellaneda, Indiana University, USA Bente Bjørnholt, Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research, Denmark Denita Cepiku, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy Michael Conteh, Namibian Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM), Namibia Alexandra Couston, Aix Marseille Université, France Christian de Visscher, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium Isabell Egger-Peitler, WU Vienna, Austria Robert Fouchet, Aix Marseille Université, France Peter E. Franks, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa Mark Gal, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary and Babes Bolyai University, Romania Marton Gellen, National University of Public Service, Hungary Heather Getha-Taylor, University of Kansas, USA John Halligan, University of Canberra, Australia Morten Balle Hansen, Aalborg University, Denmark Alessandro Hinna, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy Cristina Hintea, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania Sylvia Horton , Honorary Principal Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK Werner Jann, University of Potsdam, Germany Sangmook Kim, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea Monika Knassmüller, WU Vienna, Austria Peter Leisink, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Joyce Liddle, Aix Marseille Université, France Sandro Mameli, National School of Administration, Italy Yrika Maritz, Namibian Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM), Namibia Merilin Metsma, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Renate E. Meyer, WU Vienna, Austria Elsie Nghikembua, Namibian Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM), Namibia Maxime Petit Jean, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium Tiina Randma-Liiv, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Adrian Ritz, Professor, University of Bern, Switzerland Silke Ruebens, PhD candidate, KU Leuven, Belgium Pablo Sanabria, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia Külli Sarapuu, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia Leonie Schüssler, University of Bern, Switzerland Trui Steen, Leiden University, the Netherlands and Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium Tudor Ticlau, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania Caspar van den Berg, Leiden University, the Netherlands Sylvia Veit, University of Potsdam, Germany Annika Uudelepp, Praxis Centre for Policy Studies, Estonia Turo Virtanen, University of Helsinki, Finland

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