New public management in Germany: the implementation process of the new steering model

Helmut Klages, Elke Löffler

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In spite of the vast array of conceptual literature trying to define new public management (NPM), what should it be and what should it no be, the concept of NPM still suffers from serious deficits. From a theoretical point of view, NPM is still in a pre-theoretical stage. It is not by chance that NPM is usually referred to as the NPM paradigm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-54
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Review of Administrative Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1998


  • German public management
  • public management
  • German economic policy

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