The EPSA 2017 in the starting blocks. Keep checking our website where the Call for applications will soon be posted.
25 January 2017
The EPSA 2017 Team are intensively preparing this new edition that will be launched very soon. The exact date of the opening of the call for applications will be announced in the next couple of weeks. Keep checking this website and the new one when it is online (www.epsa2017.eu) for more information regarding the theme(s) addressed by the EPSA 2017 edition. We look forward to another exciting journey to the world of public sector excellence together with the European public sector innovators behind the cases that will be submitted to this edition.
This book aims to demonstrate that various creative and smart routes to excellent solutions are possible, by analysing success stories in different areas of local public management from seven European cities in the EPSA scheme – Bilbao (ES), Birmingham (UK), Mannheim (DE), Milan (IT), Tallinn (EE), Tampere (FI), and Trondheim (NO). It concludes by presenting seven steps leading to excellence. The only thing left to find out is: are other cities ready to take on the challenge?
What kind of ideas are behind the remodelling of the state and public sector, and how have these ideas materialized in practice? In this book the authors illustrate what are the driving forces behind the huge amount of public management reforms over the last three decades. Trends and ideas of public management reforms in practice are validated by data from European Public Sector Award cases (2009 and 2011).
The EPSA brings together the best, most innovative and efficient performers
from the European public sector. Outstanding administrative performances are,
after all, produced under different conditions within Europe.