Synthesis and Conclusions

  • Stephen Jones


Examinations and evaluations of reform must be theory driven if they are to produce useful results for researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners. This book has established and applied a new analytical framework of performance management to examine city governments developing and implementing climate policies. The application of the framework to the case studies of Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Tokyo city governments has provided findings that allow meaningful interpretations of actions, predictions of their consequences, and guidance for future reform. The conclusions presented here are based on a combination of these findings, previous research on climate policy, and the literature on performance management in the public sector.


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  • Stephen Jones
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  1. 1.University of QueenslandCoorparooAustralia

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