Is Hierarchical Governance In Decline ? Evidence from Empirical Research

  title={Is Hierarchical Governance In Decline ? Evidence from Empirical Research},
  author={Carolyn Hill},
The growing acceptance of ‘‘governance’’ as an organizing concept for public management reform reflects a widespread, though not universal, belief that the focus of administrative practice is shifting from hierarchical government toward greater reliance on horizontal, hybridized, and associational forms of governance. Recent arguments to this effect, however, make limited recourse to the body of empirical evidence that might shed light on the actual extent of this transformation. In this… CONTINUE READING


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