Isomorphism and the Limits to African Public Financial Management Reform

  title={Isomorphism and the Limits to African Public Financial Management Reform},
  author={Matt Andrews},
Many reform results fall below expectations in the development arena, especially in the public sector. Do the reforms just need more time to work better, or should we adjust our expectations? In addressing this question, the current article draws from isomorphism to think about potential limits to reform in developing countries. The theory is considered appropriate for thinking about change processes in the developing world. It presents change as motivated more by the need for legitimacy than… CONTINUE READING

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