Written by leading experts, this book examines the inner workings of governments in East Asia, in particular its public administration and related public policy processes. It focuses on the apparatus of government -- the agencies, their values, context, and policies within which they operate. Organized in parallel sections, the book covers the history, public policy processes, organization, HRM, ethics, corruption, intergovernmental relations, performance management, and e-government. The book includes essential knowledge and facts, discussions of emerging issues, and useful resources for further reading.
National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan