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New development: risk management—how to regain trust and confidence in government

Barrett, Pat


There is a growing loss of public confidence in governments worldwide, reinforced by the global financial crisis, but also reflecting some disturbing concerns about democracy. This article examines Australia's recent reforms aimed at improving performance and accountability which focus on managing the risks involved in achieving the required outcomes. One risk might be that the electorate is simply not interested—because citizens are not convinced that the government is committed and/or capable...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-10-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Public Money & Management
DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2014.962376
Access Rights: Open Access


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