2012 | 5 | 1 | 9-20
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Reforming for Performance and Trust: Some Reflections

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  • Professor, EGPA Immediate Past President, IIAS Programme and Research Advisory Committee Chairman (European Group for Public Administration, International Institute of Administrative Sciences), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
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